Ny LoJack solution for Galaxy S4 makes theft pointless

Summary: Current smartphone remote-wipe solutions protect your data, but a factory reset still works on the black market. LoJack has a solution that cannot be removed, making the unit useless to thieves.

Smartphone theft is out of control, especially when such theft leads to murder. The Huffington Post has reported that New York Attorney General Eric schneiderman has requested representatives from Google, Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and participating a summit next week to discuss the problem.

LoJack's persistent technology for Galaxy S4 makes theft meaningless

The upcoming LoJack solution for Android devices is the type of solution that schneiderman requests, and I hope to see this in mobile phones than Galaxy S4 in the near future.

There are a number of solutions that you can dry or track your iPhone, Windows Phone, Blackberry or Windows Phone. But after a hard reset or wipe, a thief can take the phone to be sold or used. Something more effective to stop this crime which last year affected about 1.6 million Americans.

Unlike a software only solution is completely software LoJack System, both hardware and software solution. Starting with Samsung Galaxy S4, the absolute persistence technology is built into the firmware of the S4 and can not be removed, even if the device is reset to factory settings.

Galaxy S4 has technology built in now, but the necessary Absolute software solution is not yet available. When it is available, you will be able to remotely lock the device, locate the, erasing data from your device and storage or to absolute investigation and recovery services Team to try to recover it.

The recovery team is comprised of experts in law enforcement, the FBI, the Marine Corps, the US Army and other government positions. So far, they have recovered the 28,000 + devices (laptops and desktops) in over 95 countries.

The service starts at only $ 29.99 for one or four-year subscription. If you live in an area where smartphone crime is rampant, can you consider an S4 and LoJack service.

LoJack continues to support more devices, or manufacturers step to the plate, let us hope the smartphone crime is becoming a thing of the past.