Someone stole my Neo Freerunner... :(

Thomas Franck thomas.franck at
Tue Jan 27 18:27:05 CET 2009

bburdette at wrote:
> If you don't want to risk being sued for a booby trapped phone, how 
> about at least a way to render the it useless to thieves?

I think that the majority of thieves is not technically inclined, thus
our FR is _already_ rather useless for him/her..

> For instance, you could make it unbootable from a zero power situation, 
> and then combine that with a rapid power discharge.  If the thief leaves 
> it uncharged for even a day, its bricked!

LOL :) yeah.. let's implement that.. oh wait.. this feature is already
implemented.. no battery voltage -> "bricked"
(unless one knows what to do)


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