logo-TT Worried about losing your e-book reader? (Or iPod, iPhone, laptop, netbook, or other expensive device?) Our sister blog AppleTell reports on a service that might offer a solution—or at least provide a little peace of mind.

TigerTag is a registration service that lets you tag your devices with individual serial numbers that can be used to tag your items so that any potential good samaritan who finds them has only to look your ID up on the website to find out how to get it back to you. You can order sheets of serial-number stickers for basically the cost of shipping and handling.

While relying on the kindness of strangers is no guarantee you’ll get your lost or stolen device back, it’s at least better than not doing anything at all. I might just have to look into this service myself.


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