With the advent of blocking activation in iOS surged theft Samsung smartphones




Smartphones & Tablets Apple – the most demanded products among consumers. Not with less interest in looking at her and street robbers. Recently, however, this trend is gradually coming “out”, according to statistics of the Police Department of New York.


As it turned out, with the launch of the lock function activation Activation Lock in iOS 7 thefts “Apple” products fell sharply. According to published information, theft of Apple devices in San Francisco and New York have fallen over the past six months by 38% and 12%, respectively. The same figure for Samsung products in front of – rose by a record 41% and 40%.

We can expect that trend to continue in the future – in the operating system iOS 8, released on Wednesday, blocking the activation is enabled by default. Samsung, in turn, is in no hurry to take measures to protect users of their gadgets.

Recall that Google and Microsoft have promised to introduce a “death switch” in their operating system in 2015. It was then in California come into force a law banning sales of smartphones without the remote lock function.


Today, Apple started selling the iPhone official 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Thus, the newly minted owners of smartphones can be quiet for their offspring: Activation Lock function of the device are in safe hands and are not of interest to cybercriminals.

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