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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

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NEO upcoming hard forks 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.

EOS central avis 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.

build your own bitcoin gold exchange 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.

nem alien faucet app Stolen an Apple watch? Want to pawn it off? Good news!

Apple iWatch news, rumours, price, specs, release date

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The Apple iWatch has been the subject of the level of mass internet speculation usually reserved for alien conspiracy theories. And other unannounced Apple products of course.

Wearable tech was undoubtedly one of the major trends of 2012 – from sports watches that measure how long you’ve been spluttering along on your job, to ever tit-bits of info on Google Glass, which feels like it’s been in development since around the time of the industrial revolution.

Along this theme, we’ve seen a lot of the big tech firms, Sony, Tom Tom, Samsung releasing or talking about come out with smartwatches – watches that can hook up to your phone or just generally do smart computer things from your wrist.

As with most things in the tech world, Apple’s involvement in this burgeoning sector has caused the most interest from slavering gadget fans around the world. Behind the iPhone 6 and iPhone 5s, the iWatch is one of the most hotly anticipated gadgets out there.

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