Saturday, May 10, 2008

Stolen (Mac) Laptop Helps Turn Tables on Suspects

Using remote technology, the owner typed in the command to snap a photo. “When you take a picture with that computer, it shows a countdown, and when it does, this guy figures out what’s going on...he puts his hand up to cover the lens, but it was too late. She had already taken the picture.”“Back to My Mac” is part of an online service that costs $99 per year and allows users to gain access to their personal computer from any connected Macintosh computer with the operating system Leopard. The software used to take a picture of the thief, called PhotoBooth, is standard on all newer Apple laptop models...

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