With all the handheld and smaller devices available now, it is easy to see how you could lose one or have it stolen.  Enter, “Prey”,  a free app that will allow you to track your laptop or droid phone.  This new story of prey is an account of getting a laptop back after it was stolen  Seems a little staged to me but it illustrates how the system works.  They are working on an ipad/iphone app available soon.  Learn more about prey