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Topic: Find My iPhone

Screenshots show iOS 13's Dark Mode, new Reminders app

05/28/2019, 11:05 am

Backing recent reports, new screenshots are claimed to show iOS 13's rumored and long-demanded Dark Mode, as well as a redesigned Reminders app.

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Surfer retrieves working Apple Watch six months after losing it in the ocean

04/24/2019, 01:04 pm

A man from Huntington Beach, Calif. has recovered an Apple Watch he lost surfing in the Pacific Ocean six months ago, still in working order.

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Apple said to be unifying Find My Friends & Find My iPhone, developing Tile-style tracker

04/17/2019, 09:04 am

Apple is reportedly working to merge Find My Friends and Find My iPhone into a single app, and even compete with Tile by launching a new object-tracking tag.

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Apple crime blotter: Near-daily thefts from an Apple Store, and El Chapo-brand iPhone accessories & more

02/17/2019, 11:02 am

One man reportedly stole headphones and other items from the same Apple Store every day for months, in order to support an expensive drug habit. That and more, in the latest Apple-related crime roundup.

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'Find my iPhone' warned murder victim of assailant's location minutes before death

02/06/2019, 03:02 pm

A murder victim was warned by Find my iPhone that her assailant was nearby only minutes before she was shot to death, but it gave her enough time to save her son.

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Apple crime blotter: Roger Stone's iCloud, a Siri school shooting threat, and Find My iPhone solves a kidnapping

02/03/2019, 09:02 am

Roger Stone is a big Apple user -- and that may be a problem for him, given that Apple has handed over data from his iCloud account in accordance with a warrant. That and more, in the latest Apple-related crime roundup.

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Crime blotter: Crashing a vehicle into an Apple Store fails, Find My iPhone locates several stolen cars

01/06/2019, 02:01 pm

The iPhone remains a popular item for thieves, and if you steal a car with one in it, you may get caught with "find my iPhone." All this in more, in the latest Apple-related crime roundup.

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How to keep your iPhone safe while celebrating New Year's Eve

12/31/2018, 11:12 am

Large public gatherings, like New Year's Eve celebrations, are also a prime target for pickpockets and other criminals who could steal your iPhone, or simply for it to be lost amid the festivities. AppleInsider offers some advice to keep your smartphone safe when you are ringing in the new year.

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Drive-by shooting suspect remotely wipes iPhone X, catches extra charges

11/12/2018, 08:11 am

A woman from Schenectady, N.Y. accused of being the driver in a shooting used Apple's remote wipe feature to destroy evidence on her iPhone X that might have been related to the event.

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iPhone survives 1,000-foot plummet out of a plane, located by owner with 'Find my iPhone'

07/15/2018, 08:07 am

The phone landed in a residential neighborhood after the incident, and was located by the owner without a scratch on it from the ordeal.

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Paul Manafort's iPod, ex-Apple employee's $243K embezzlement, and other news from the Apple crime blotter

06/10/2018, 11:06 am

AppleInsider rounds up iPhone theft stories from Italy to the Philippines, the Apple Store habits of grifter Anna Delvey, and more from the world of Apple-related crime.

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Tip: Make sure a used iPhone wasn't stolen before you buy it on Craigslist or eBay

12/21/2015, 01:12 pm

Buying a used iOS device online can potentially be a way of saving hundreds of dollars -- to be safe, though, it's wise to try Apple's relatively unknown Activation Lock Status tool to make sure you're getting something legal and functional.

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Find My Friends comes to the Web via Apple's iCloud.com

10/21/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple's Find My Friends service can now be accessed from any mobile device, including a Windows PC, thanks to its debut on the iCloud.com portal.

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Find My iPhone, Friends become built-in apps in Apple's first iOS 9 beta, cannot be uninstalled

06/10/2015, 08:06 am

Both Apple's "Find My iPhone" and "Find My Friends" applications are built in to the first beta of iOS 9, hinting that they could be added to the growing list of native iPhone apps when the software update launches this fall.

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Apple Maps launch on the web in new Find my iPhone beta, displacing Google

07/08/2014, 11:07 am

Apple's in-house mapping service has made the jump to the web some two years after its debut at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, supplanting Google Maps in the newest preview of the web-based Find my iPhone application.

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Sheriffs use Apple's Find My iPhone to track down missing child

09/10/2013, 10:09 am

Houston sheriffs successfully nabbed a would-be kidnapper and car thief using the Find My iPhone feature found on Apple's iOS devices.

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