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Briefly: iPhone used to track Boston Bombers, Pantone iPad cases

updated 02:36 pm EDT, Fri April 26, 2013

Stolen iPhone used in Boston Bomber tracking

According to several recent news reports, an iPhone's GPS chip was used to help track the Boston Bombers to Watertown. Time, the New York Times, and Boston.com all have reported that after the bombing the two suspects stole a Mercedes and proceeded to flee the crime. However, what the thieves didn't realize is that the car itself was equipped with an mbrace tracking system and that an active iPhone had been left inside. None of the sources directly mention Find My iPhone, but it is likely that the device finding service played a part in the location of the stolen car.

Case Scenario offering colorful line of iPad and iPad mini cases

Case Scenario has launched a new line of colorful cases designed for the iPad and iPad mini. The Pantone Universe Bookcase is made from a soft leather and offers full body protection to the device. The front cover can be folded back into two standing positions, offering users different landscape viewing angles. The Pantone Universe Bookcase for iPad mini is available in two colors, Scarlet Sage and Tap Shoe,- for $50, while the iPad variant is offered in Green Flash, Azalea Pink, 19-1663 (red), 15-4101 (grey) and 19-3939 (blue), for $70.




by MacNN Staff

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  1. OldMacGeek

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: 08-04-10

    Hey, I use the Find iPhone app all the time to keep track of my kids. And yes - I *am* that kind of parent. :)

  1. coffeetime

    Senior User

    Joined: 11-15-06

    I use it to track my wife.

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