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Proof That The IPhone's 'Kill Switch' Stops Thieves

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Apple's iPhone "kill switch" is making would-be thieves think twice. The switch locks up iPhones running iOS 7 unless the authorized user is there to unlock it — preventing thieves from being able to wipe over or repurpose stolen phones by doing a factory reset. And a new report shows the kill switch has dramatically reduced iPhone-related crime.Following Apple's lead, Google said in a statement to Bloomberg that it would implement a factory reset protection solution in the next major version of Android, expected to be revealed at Google I/O next week.

Proof That The IPhone's 'Kill Switch' Stops Thieves


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