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Stolen an Apple watch? Want to pawn it off? Good news!

It’s not like the owner can lock it down, after all

Apple Watch Sport

jyri hukki Multiple reports show that the Cupertinian arm candy lacks any sort of remote wipe or locking ability. What’s more, they can easily be wiped and paired with a new phone without knowing the passcode.

padova bakeca incontrii As a result, it would be simple for criminals to steal Apple watches from vulnerable fanbois and re-sell the units on the black market, without fear of the devices being locked and rendered useless by their rightful owners.

cena silikonovych prs That’s not true of the latest iPhones. Since 2013, iOS devices have included a feature called Activation Lock that allows their owners to pinpoint their locations, lock them remotely, and optionally wipe their contents. Why Apple chose not to include a similar feature in the Apple Watch is anybody’s guess – especially when its lack of theft-deterrent features has landed it in hot water before.

oplodnění Stolen an Apple watch? Want to pawn it off? Good news!

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