Have you ever wondered if that GPS app you downloaded actualy works? We have been trolling the net looking for stories on the success rate of iPhone users getting their phones back by using a GPS enabled app. Below are the Top 5 stories (in no particuar order) that caught our attention and we thought you would like to check out. Enjoy!!
If you are going to steal a car in the near future, you may want to make sure that there is not an iPhone anywhere in the car!!! While I am sure the criminal in question probably thought he not only was getting a ride but also a free phone. What he got instead was a night in county jail.
iPhone GPS app: 1 Criminal: 0
First off if you are going to steal an iPhone WHY would you pawn it at a pawn shop? You wil get WAY more money by selling it to a loser friend then you would over selling it to a pawn shop. Really folks!! Does this kid have any brain matter inside his head? An iPhone EASILY goes for several hundred dollars online depending on the condition but selling it to a pawn shop is just stupid!!
iPhone GPS app: 2 Criminal: 0
I would have loved to have seen this confrontation.
Muggers: HAHAHAH dude we totally loaded up!! Check it out!! AN IPHONE!!
Victim: Excuse me I believe that all belongs to me!!
Police: Are these the suspects sir?
Police: Looks like you will be spending the night in jail gentleman.
iPhone GPS app: 3 Criminal: 0
You would think that people would begin to wise up when it comes to the smart technology market. I mean if you can look up great places to eat on your iPhone and get directions all at the same time, you would think that criminals would be like, "Hey we probably want to throw this phone out the window, we might be tracked." Nope!! Not this guy!! Chalk one up to another great iPhone GPS app story.
iPhone GPS app: 4 Criminal: 0
This whole article is worth the few minutes it takes to read it as this story place out like a movie. Someone steals a guys phone and him and his friends use a computer to locate it by GPS and tell their friends on the hunt where to go, turn, etc. I imagine it played out like a Borne movie or 24 episode. This by far is my favorite story on iPhone and GPS apps!!!
iPhone GPS app: 5 Criminal: 0
The moral of the stories above is that if you are going to spend your hard earned money on an iPhone you should equip it with a top notch GPS app in the even that it is stolen or lost. We will highlight some of the best iPhone/Andriod GPS apps in a coming blog. Until then.