Android Backup App Helps Nab Cell Phone Thief

Every now and then we get a report on somebody stealing a gadget, taking an incriminating picture of himself via the built-in camera, only for the phone to automatically send the picture back to the rightful owner, resulting in them getting busted. Now it seems like there’s such a story for the Android community too. A report states that a suspect broke into someone’s home, and stole 2 Motorola Android phones (probably the Droid), after which he used one of them to snap pictures of himself, though he didn’t know enough of the Android free app called Lookout, which automatically backs up data (including photos) to a remote server at midnight. With the photos uploaded, you can guess what happened after that. One of the suspects has been captured, and the police are still on the lookout for the accomplice.

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