Sunday, December 12, 2010

Forever Lost

It didn't take me too long to figure out that my iPhone 4G was gone. Gone gone. Long gone. Gone gone gone she been gone so long; She been gone gone gone so long.

It isn't coming back. Ever.

Wouldn't you know it - that about four days after losing it, Apple came out with a free version of Find My iPhone via MobileMe.

If you don't know about it, even in vibration setting, it can send out an audible signal for someone to hear it. You can also locate it by logging on to the internets and it will GPS it to tell you where it is. Even better - you can wipe out all the information on the phone so no one can access it at all.

Yes, this feature was available via MobileMe, at the cost of $99 a year. And yes, I'm as cheap as they come, so I didn't get purchase it initially. Obviously.

So now I have a new iPhone and the freebie of MobileMe. I've also put a security code on my phone, so I have to sign into it all the time now, which isn't such a pain, but it also means that anyone who gets a hold of it without permission can't get into it either.

....wellllllll....eventually they could, since they only have 9999 combinations to work with, but by then I would have wiped out all the information. So suffice to say, the code isn't 0001-0100. Ooops.....I've said too much.

I'm still bummed about some of the NYC and DC pics that were lost, especially the one I had taken of Denton at the W. Honestly, it was the bestest one I had ever taken in 2.5 decades. (no, I do not have any wedding pictures to post'll know when I know.)

Yes, I have it still in my mind, but like my iPhone, I will eventually lose that too.

Song by: the Magic Numbers


A Lewis said...

I have a security code on mine too -- and I'm on my way right this very second to get the Find My iPhone thingy mcbobber.

Ray's Cowboy said...

I am sorry to hear about your I-Phone. Hopefully you can call it and someone may answer it and return it to you.


Cubby said...

This may sound silly, and you may give me a virtual slap for it, but maybe next time you guys go to DC you can reenact a few bits and get more pics. It's better than nothing, isn't it?

Ur-spo said...

This is one of the reasons I hesitate to get one; I just know I will loose it within a week.

tornwordo said...

This always makes me wary of attachment. The misery of loss. Hopefully Apple would have some kind of limit on the number of times you could enter a failed password. 9999 minus 100 is definitely doable.