Gadget of the Day – ExactTrak PhoneBAK

PhoneBAK is a cunningly misspelled piece of software that helps you get your lost phone back. It automatically alerts the owner of a lost or stolen ph

PhoneBAK is a cunningly misspelled piece of software that helps you get your lost phone back.

It automatically alerts the owner of a lost or stolen phone as soon as some unsavoury type plugs in his grubby little SIM card. It surrepticiously pings out two SMS messages to numbers chosen by the owner with details including the ID number of the phone, mast information, GSM area code and new SIM card phone number.

So then you can either give ol' Sticky Fingers a bell, or get on the blower to the old bill.

ExactTrak also registers each PhoneBAK-toting device with Immobilise, the national police database. That way if it ever turns up, they'll know it's yours.

At £12.99 it's not going to break the bank and could end up getting you your phone back, which is nice.

Essentials

ExactTrak PhoneBAK

Price: £12.99

On sale: Now

Contact: ExactTrak