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Press Release

GadgetTrak Issued Landmark Patent for Device Tracking Technology

Portland, OR – July 14, 2015

Long awaited patent confirms GadgetTrak as the inventor and pioneer in using Wi-Fi, GPS, or Cellular triangulation to locate, track, and recover mobile computing devices.

It has long been established that GadgetTrak, Inc. ( was the first company to use its now patented technology to track and recover a laptop, smartphone, iPhone, and a Mac, years before Apple introduced its Find My iPhone application.

According to GadgetTrak VP of Business Development, Rex Eads, who oversaw the ongoing development of the patent, "This patent draws a line in the sand, giving the company a strategic advantage in a very competitive market, and opens the door to strategic licensing opportunities."

According to Mr. Eads, the company is already in discussions with phone manufacturers and phone service carriers to size up opportunities for the company and its patented technology.

About GadgetTrak

Privately held GadgetTrak developed the first software solution to track and recover the world’s favorite mobile gadgets – smartphones, laptops, and tablets, regardless of operating system. Its award winning, cross-platform software delivers advanced tracking and data protection for consumers and businesses. Company awards include Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Top 100 Brilliant Companies”, CTIA Wireless E-Tech award, MIT NW Start-up winner and the Mobile Star award for Consumer Security Apps.