NetbookNews.com netbook stolen at IFA.

Updated on 09 September 2009 by

If you’re at IFA for the last day of the event today, please keep your eyes out for a brown Gigabyte T1028G. It was stolen from the Netbooknews team as they waited around in a press area yesterday. More important than the hardware is the valuable video and image content on it. Many hours of work have been lost.

Sascha shares the details in a German-language post at netbooknews.de but the important thing is that if you see a Touchnote (they are easy to spot as they are brown and there aren’t many of them around) at or around IFA in Berlin, give @sascha_p a ping on twitter and let him know the details.

 

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7 Comments For This Post

  1. Steve 'Chippy' Paine says:

    New article: NetbookNews.com netbook stolen at IFA. http://cli.gs/DgTb8

  2. BRYAN B says:

    Please forgive my ignorance, but shouldn’t you be able to track the 3g enabled Netbook just like you can track a cell phone, especially with all the Twitter and Facebook location awareness capabilities.
    I’ve never owned a 3g Netbook and I don’t Twitter, but I do know several of the programs which I have on my cell phones replicate a this Lo-Jack like feature. Is it possible to track his Netbook?

  3. pixel qi fan in waiting says:

    Well?

    If he were using an external hard drive for storage in his pocket, then no data would be lost. I have done this as it is easy to turn your back, and for someone to put a little computer device under some clothing and hide it as they walk away.

    The RUNCORE – external replacement enclosure that comes with all the RUNCORE SSDs will fit into a pocket, and so for a HD small pocketable storage that is good.

    But, for RAID 1 this is better (DUAL 80 GB RAID 1 in your pocket, USB power):
    Portable Dual Drive RAID enclosure accomodates up to two 2.5″ SATA hard drives
    http://www.addonics.com/products/enclosures/AE25RDESU.asp
    -note that:
    THIS Device can also have up to 4 SSDs in RAID in that device too (for real power users).

    Here is the defensive plan: Get a small SSD from RUNCORE… and put data on this external hard drive and keep it in your pocket. So – if the nebook or small computing device walks away, you don’t cry so hard.

  4. Wahoomcdaniel says:

    Chould have, would have, sould have …
    Perhaps good advice for the future, but the netbook has already disappeared with its data.

  5. Jerry says:

    Sorry to hear about the theft. Hope they find it.

  6. Jerry says:

    Better picture: http://www.flickr.com/photos/22046787@N03/3403443419/sizes/o/in/photostream/

  7. xemone says:

    Just wondering if the Netbooknews team found the missing/stolen netbook? I hope they do!

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