Smartphone thefts in San Francisco mapped out
0. phoneArena 10 May 2013, 19:45 posted on
Smartphone thefts have been making the news lately. These devices are expensive and because they...
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1. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)
Wow, robbery with knife or even firearm?! I'm scared...
I had read some time ago that the smartphone robberies are becoming progressively more violent. At first most of them were snatched off-guard. Now police say that they'll break your nose and take it -- seriously, getting a phone stolen sucks enough. Don't break my nose, bro!
3. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)
Even greater an advantage when he can curse the unfortunate robber and take his phone instead. And his shoes.
4. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6141; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)
How bout not taking your phone out or leave it at home.
9. remtothemax (Posts: 210; Member since: 02 May 2012)
...why would you even have a phone then?
11. jbreault (Posts: 25; Member since: 04 Mar 2012)
ok then why have a cellphone if your going leave it home .
5. MartianMe (unregistered)
Wow this doesn't even happens in third world country....well at least not this much.
10. gwobbles (Posts: 3; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)
Yeah it's totally shocking that smartphones and tablets are not stolen as much in third world countries. There's no way that there are more people walking around with $500 gadgets in San Fransico than a third world country for people to steal.
12. jbreault (Posts: 25; Member since: 04 Mar 2012)
that's because no one is running around with $700. in a third world country lol
6. ReddD (Posts: 37; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)
surprising number seeing as you can actually track a phone after it is stolen!
8. dan_md (Posts: 66; Member since: 19 Oct 2010)
Oooh. And I thought U.S. was a first world country.