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iPhone User Uses ‘Find My iPhone’ to Help Police Nab Robbers

iPhone User Uses ‘Find My iPhone’ to Help Police Nab Robbers

If you remember, Apple introduced a new feature called 'Find My iPhone' in iPhone OS 3.0 for MobileMe subscribers. The feature helps iPhone users with a MobileMe account to find the location of their iPhone if it is lost or stolen.

We had doubted the effectiveness of the feature but Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has just reported that an iPhone user was able to direct the police to the location of the men who had robbed him at gunpoint thanks to the “Find My iPhone” feature.

iPhone Firmware 3.0 Reveals More Details About Spotlight, Podcast Limits & “Find My iPhone” Feature

iPhone Firmware 3.0 Reveals More Details About Spotlight, Podcast Limits & “Find My iPhone” Feature

When Apple gave us a preview of iPhone Firmware 3.0 which includes more than 100 new features; they also released iPhone firmware 3.0 beta which is available only to developers of the iPhone Developer program.

But during Apple's special event, they showcased only some of the features out of the 100 new features. So it was expected that iPhone firmware 3.0 beta would reveal some interesting details that were not announced. 

The beta version of iPhone firmware 3.0 has already revealed the screenshot which suggests that we could
see video capabilities in the next generation iPhone
and then code
references to new iPhones and iPod Touch
.

Here are some more details about the new features in iPhone firmware 3.0.