Protect Your Bubble Reviews Smartphone Videos as Crime Evidence

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Gadget Insurance Brand Highlights Link Between Smartphone Cameras and Crime Investigation

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Protect Your Bubble has identified two recent incidents where the Smartphone’s camera has been used by law enforcement.

According to a September 2012 from Pew Research Center, forty-four percent of American adults now own smartphones. These mobile gadgets are typically kept on one’s person at all times. They’re entertaining, they keep users in communication with work and loved ones, and they provide navigation, and so on. But, they can often serve as evidence through the phone’s video feature. With almost half of all adults in the U.S. now carrying smartphones, chances are that at any given moment someone can easily capture footage. Protect Your Bubble has identified two recent incidents where the smartphone’s camera has been used by law enforcement.

Dangerous Drivers – An unsafe driver was caught by authorities in Cleveland this September, thanks to the quick reaction of a school bus driver. According to witnesses, the 32 year old woman drove on the sidewalk every day to avoid waiting for the bus stop. In an effort to avoid a potentially harmful situation, the bus driver was able to capture a video of the incident on the cell phone. Then, the bus driver contacted the police department to share the video and alert them of the recurring incident. The tip paid off, because the officer was waiting for the dangerous driver the next time it happened and caught her red handed.

Defacing Picasso – In June 2012, an eyewitness caught an act of vandalism on camera at the Menil Collection in Houston. While taking a video of Picasso’s Woman in a Red Chair, the stunned museum patron watched in horror as a man in a suit walked up to the painting and began to draw on the original painting. Museum officials and police are analyzing the video as part of the investigation.

Smartphones are more than just communication devices these days; they can aid in investigations. You never know what might happen that you wish you could record, so that’s why it’s so important for consumers to protect them. ProtectYourBubble.com offers smartphone insurance which coverage includes loss, theft, accidents and damage and provides a replacement device in 24 hours. For more information, visit ProtectYourBubble.com.

About Protect Your Bubble
Protect Your Bubble is a specialty insurance brand, offering insurance for gadgets, pets and
travel - all for today’s modern consumer.

  •          Gadget - Smartphone and tablet insurance covers loss, theft and water damage and consumers will receive a replacement device in 24 hours. Home gadget warranties provide coverage for mechanical breakdown and accidental damage for laptops, game consoles and cameras as well as mechanical breakdown for appliances, televisions, desktop computers, home theater systems and more.
  •          Travel - Plans provide a variety of coverage for single and multi-trip options including cancellation, interruption, medical/dental, baggage, rental car and much more like 24/7 emergency services including, consult a doctor, roadside assistance, restaurant reservations and even set up tee times through their concierge services.
  •          Pet - Plans provide up to 90 percent reimbursement for covered vet charges for eligible accidents, illnesses, hereditary conditions and behavioral treatments and alternative therapies. They allow owners to visit any licensed vet in the country. Additionally, annual deductible options start at $100 which only need to be met once per plan year.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Protect Your Bubble is available online, via mobile app or phone, allowing consumers to understand, buy and, most importantly, protect what enriches their lives. Find Protect Your Bubble USA on Facebook or Twitter (@PYBUSA) or visit us.protectyourbubble.com for more information or to get a two-minute quote today.

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