I as in Boston a couple of weeks ago with my family. As we got into a taxi to go to the restaurant for dinner, I found an iPhone on the seat, and gave it to the driver. Turns out the taxi driver had just dropped a friend off at the airport for a flight, and his buddy left his iPhone in the cab. The driver wanted to get in touch with his friend’s girlfriend, in case his friend called her from the airport worried about where his iPhone may have ended up. But, his friend’s iPhone was locked. The cabbie complained about the iPhone being locked, and wondered aloud why anyone would need a password on their mobile phone.
It was the wrong question to ask with me in the cab. I started listing for him all the reasons why anyone – better yet, EVERYone – should have a passcode set on their mobile device.Read more...
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