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TechBits: FinderCodes (10.17)

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    If you lose your electronics, your electronics could actually reach out to you so you can get them back.  It's through a system called FinderCodes.

    The system provides tags with QR codes, which you attach to your electronics or other items.  You then register your electronics with FinderCodes, and provide your contact information.  You can also opt to offer a reward.

    If someone finds your items, they simply scan the QR code with their mobile phone, and get in touch.  You then arrange to meet them to get your items back, and give them the reward.

    If you don't offer a reward, FinderCodes does.  The person who finds your items simply has to e-mail FinderCodes with the story of how they found your items.

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