Do laptop detectors really exist?

Summary:Many people complacently leave their laptop computers in their cars, and quite a few of them have had their laptops stolen.Often, it happens even when they hide the laptop under their car seats or in their car boot.

Many people complacently leave their laptop computers in their cars, and quite a few of them have had their laptops stolen.

Often, it happens even when they hide the laptop under their car seats or in their car boot.

How can the thieves possibly know which car to strike?

According to this report, it's because they have a special device.

Does such a device actually exist? The police believe there is, although they have not been able to get their hands on one.

Topics: Laptops

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An engineer by training, Edwin first cut his teeth as a cellular radio frequency optimization engineer in one of Malaysia's largest telcos. After more than five years, he hung up his radio engineering boots to try his hand at technology reporting at The Star, Malaysia's leading English daily, where he won several awards for Best Online Te... Full Bio

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