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Somerset mobile phone users urged to protect their gadgets
6:30am Wednesday 11th September 2013 in News
POLICE are encouraging people to get savvy and protect their smart phones, tablets and other gadgets from thieves.
Officers have issued tips like ensuring cars and windows are locked, hiding valuables, not keeping phones in back pockets and doing up bags.
Serial numbers of items such as phones and laptops should be recoded and passed on to police or registered at www.immobilise.com Marking items with forensic marking fluids such as SmartWater is also recommended.
People can also use software like ‘Find my iPhone’ and laptop tracking – visit www.avonandsomerset.police.uk for more information.