Activationlock

08.18.14
The government shouldn't regulate smartphone kill switches
08.18.14

The government shouldn't regulate smartphone kill switches

Few things are worse than realizing your smartphone's been stolen. Your personal information is no...

By B. Molen,   08.18.14
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05.14.14
​Minnesota beats California to the punch, signs smartphone kill-switch into law
05.14.14

​Minnesota beats California to the punch, signs smartphone kill-switch into law

The Governor of Minnesota just signed a bill that could change the cellphone industry forever: a m...

By S. Buckley,   05.14.14
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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...

By K. Hodgkins,   09.20.13
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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...

By S. Sande,   09.19.13
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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...

By S. Sande,   09.19.13
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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,...

By M. Brian,   09.19.13
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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...

By Michael Grothaus,   07.23.13
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07.19.13
State, federal governments testing Apple's anti-theft tech
07.19.13

State, federal governments testing Apple's anti-theft tech

With smartphone thefts ever on the rise, Apple introduced a new feature in iOS 7 called "Activatio...

By Y. Heisler,   07.19.13
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06.11.13
Lawmakers are cautiously optimistic about iOS 7's 'Activation Lock' feature
06.11.13

Lawmakers are cautiously optimistic about iOS 7's 'Activation Lock' feature

In response to an increase in iPhone thefts nationwide, and particularly in large US cities, a num...

By Y. Heisler,   06.11.13
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