Activation lock

10.02.14
Apple launches tool to check Activation Lock status of an iOS device
10.02.14

Apple launches tool to check Activation Lock status of an iOS device

Apple today launched a utility on its website that allows anyone to check the activation lock statu...

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06.19.14
"Activation Lock" in iOS 7 responsible for pronounced decrease in iPhone thefts, lawmakers say
06.19.14

"Activation Lock" in iOS 7 responsible for pronounced decrease in iPhone thefts, lawmakers say

The "Activation Lock" feature Apple introduced in iOS 7 is already having a discernible impact on...

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04.16.14
The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for April 16, 2014
04.16.14

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for April 16, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get so...

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02.07.14
California law could end grand theft mobile with kill-switches in all smartphones
02.07.14

California law could end grand theft mobile with kill-switches in all smartphones

Lawmakers in California are so intent on curbing record levels of smartphone theft, they're ready...

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09.20.13
iOS 7: Activation Lock secures your device in case of theft (Updated)
09.20.13

iOS 7: Activation Lock secures your device in case of theft (Updated)

Find My iPhone in iOS 6 was great for locating your lost or stolen phone and for locking down your...

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09.19.13
Daily Update for September 19, 2013
09.19.13

Daily Update for September 19, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all...

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09.19.13
Apple's Activation Lock draws praise from US prosecutors and NYPD (Updated)
09.19.13

Apple's Activation Lock draws praise from US prosecutors and NYPD (Updated)

While some frustrated potential iOS 7 upgraders are cursing Apple this fine September day, prosecu...

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09.19.13
US prosecutors praise Apple's iOS 7 Activation Lock, urge users to update
09.19.13

US prosecutors praise Apple's iOS 7 Activation Lock, urge users to update

Prosecutors in New York and San Francisco have given Apple's new iOS 7 software some high praise,...

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07.23.13
SF's district attorney: iOS 7's Activation Lock offers 'clear improvements' in anti-theft tech
07.23.13

SF's district attorney: iOS 7's Activation Lock offers 'clear improvements' in anti-theft tech

Smartphone thefts have been on the rise over the last several years, particularly in big cities su...

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