Items tagged with cellular laptop

Picture this: you are sitting in a coffee shop working away on your laptop when you realize you need a refill. Do you get more coffee and risk your laptop being stolen or do you simply sit there and stay thirsty? Fortunately, you may not need to be as concerned about this decision in the future, as Microsoft’s recent patent detailed a method that would discourage potential laptop thieves. The patent suggests that the laptop could be wiped and locked through a cellular network, without necessarily being connected to it. The patent noted, “Accordingly, the device may receive a disable command from the disablement service over the cellular network, and acknowledge processing of the disable... Read more...