Ask The Readers: How Do Recover Your Lost Tech Gear?

Whether you keep it handcuffed to your wrist to avoid losing it in the first place, etch your phone number on it, or load it with tracking software, we’re interested in hearing about how you ensure your lost gear finds its way back to you.

What tricks do you use to make sure your gear ends up back in your hands? Labels? Tracking tools? A text-to-ring app so you can find your phone in the couch cushions? Whatever tools you’re using to help ensure that your gear doesn’t get lost and ends up back in your hands if it does, we want to hear about them.

Sound off in the comments and check back in on Friday for the What You Said roundup.

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.