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Track down your lost and stolen devices with Prey [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial.

There’s technology out there that won’t only help you track down your lost or stolen devices – but will give you the ability to provide the police with the exact location of your device (along with pictures of the thief in the case of theft). So when your device gets lost or stolen it’s a major blow to your livelihood – and Prey is here to protect and restore it.

Prey is open source software that gives you a 24/7 tracking and recovering capabilities so you can recover your lost or stolen devices. It keeps track of your laptop, phone and tablet whenever stolen or missing — easily and all in one place. And the VentureBeat Store has it right now for just $49!

Here’s how Prey works…

You install a tiny agent in your PC, Mac, or phone, and that agent silently waits for a remote signal to wake up and work its magic.This signal is sent either from the Internet or through an SMS message, and allows you to gather information regarding the device’s location, hardware and network status, and optionally trigger specific actions on it.

Let’s take a look at Prey’s features…

  • Sends incredibly accurate location updates.
  • Snaps pictures of the thief with the devices built-in camera.
  • Tracks which files have been accessed or changed on your system.
  • Grab screenshots of what the thief is doing on your computer.
  • Tracks which programs the thief has running.

This VentureBeat Store offer is for an annual home plan of Prey, which allows you to cover up to 10 devices. Prey works for Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, and Android, so no matter what devices you’re using, Prey will have you – and your gear – covered.

But this deal won’t be around for long. Get Prey from the VB Store page for only $49 now – and give yourself peace of mind today!

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