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find my iphone
Apple finally switches over to Apple Maps for the Find My iPhone iCloud.com interface
The feature used Google Maps data since first being introduced in 2012.
| December 9
Apple updates its iPhone and iPad apps with support for iOS 8
Apple has updated most of its iOS apps for iOS 8.
| September 18
Apple's Find My iPhone to blame for iCloud celebrity photo leak?
The latest news on the iCloud celebrity photo scandal.
Bryan M. Wolfe
| September 1
Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill now awaits governor's approval in California
California's smartphone "kill-switch" bill could soon be made law in the U.S. state.
| August 12
New 'Send Last Location' Option In iOS 8 Makes Tracking Lost Devices Easier
The new "Send Last Location" option allows a device's last known location to be automatically sent to Apple when the battery drains to a critical level.
| June 4
Bug In iOS 7.1 Lets Thieves Disable Find My iPhone Without Entering A Password
Thanks to a recent YouTube video, iOS device users now have another security bug to worry about.
| April 3
Apple Updates Podcasts, iTunes Movie Trailers And Find My iPhone For iOS 7
Apple has updated its Podcasts, iTunes Movie Trailers, and Find My iPhone apps for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
| October 23
Updated: Apple Pushes iOS 7 Version Of Find My iPhone, Leaving iOS 6 Users Screwed
If you're running any version of IOS 6, don't update to the newest version of Find my iPhone.
| August 22
Updated Find My iPhone App Now Has Driving Directions To A Device's Location
The handy app allows users to locate, lock, or even erase a lost or stolen, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac computer.
| December 11
Stuck In Guided Access Mode? Here’s How To Disable It
Recently, we've figured out a clever way to break out of Guided Access without the passcode that's normally required to disable it.
| December 2
How To Use Lost Mode To Help Recover Your Missing iOS Device
Lost Mode for iOS 6 allows you to securely lock an iOS device and display a custom message along with a contact number on.
| November 11
New Patented Apple Technology Tracks Unauthorized Use Of An iOS Device
The technology makes the useful Find My iPhone app look simple in comparison.
| October 16
Apple Updates iPhoto, Podcasts And Other Official Apps With iOS 6 Support And More
Following the release of iOS 6 today, it’s no surprise that Apple has also released a succession of updates for its iOS apps, in addition to approving a slew of third-party apps.
| September 20
Another Reminder To Install Find My iPhone, If You Haven't Already
Here's a great Find My iPhone "success story." Remember, this free service could save your iDevice!
| August 8
Tech-Savvy 8-Year-Old Tracks Down Burglar With Find My iPhone App
Thanks to the Find My iPhone app, and a little technical know-how, Landon Crabtree is already helping track down criminals at the ripe old age of eight.
| April 2
Upcoming App: Find Your Missing iDevice - Even If The Battery Is Dead
Stop tearing your hair out when you lose your iDevice and the battery is dead. This Kickstarter App could save your sanity.
| February 8
Family Member Helps Searchers Locate Plane Crash Site With Find My iPhone
In a recent military plane crash tragedy in Chile, Navy search and rescue teams were hampered by bad weather in an effort to locate a downed aircraft. Knowing that a loved one on the flight carried an iPhone, family members stepped forward to help the authorities.
| September 8
Apple's New, iCloud-Powered Find My iPhone Service Goes Live
At the beginning of the week, Apple launched its iCloud Web interface for developers (which can be accessed at http://icloud.com). Now, the company has launched its new, iCloud-powered Find My iPhone and Find My Mac services, which can also be accessed by developers from iCloud's Web interface.
| August 4
New Patent Suggests Improved "Find My iPhone" Solution, But One That Might No Longer Be Necessary
A new patent filing suggests Apple could eventually release something best described as “Find My iPhone” Part II. This patent involves technology that would help individuals secure their data more effectively in case their iDevice is stolen, according to Patently Apple. Still, we wonder if it is even necessary.
Bryan M. Wolfe
| June 16
Apple Adds "Find My Mac" Feature To New OS X Lion Developer Preview
Apple has added a "Find My Mac" feature in the fourth developer build of OS X Lion, the company's upcoming desktop operating system (which will be released in July).
| June 8
Apple Updates "Find My iPhone" App In Relocation To iCloud
Apple's "Find My iPhone" app has been updated to version 1.2 as part of iCloud's housewarming party.
A.T. Faust III
| June 7