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Gateway puts tracking device into laptops

Darksaber

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Manufacturers have to do everything these days to stand out of the crowd. Gateway will now be putting a tracking device into the M250, M460 & M680 laptops. With the device, laptops can be traced and found, once stolen. The service will cost customers $99 for a three year coverage. If the laptop is not found within 60 days upon activation of the tracking device, the owner of the notebook may get up to $1,000 back.

More details at News.com.
 
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nice i guess a way would be to throw it into the canalisation to get a new one
 

Darksaber

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LOL...true...

so I guess its time to buy a gateway *G*

cheers
Vahid