Category: Technology

Are you better than Indiana Jones?

If you’ve ever had a package stolen (which 11 million Americans have in the last 12 months), then you understand the frustration and disappointment of coming home from a long day at the office and coming up to your porch to see that your package is missing. Of course, you …

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Moms ❤ The Package Guard

Being a new mom isn’t easy, but thankfully, home deliveries are saving time and sanity. One mom we asked explains, that she only survives with strategic multitasking. “When the baby’s asleep, I order groceries online via Safeway, dinner online via Blue Apron, baby supplies, gifts, household items, etc. And by …

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Caught in the Act!

We’ve talked a lot about how porch pirates make off with your package and how difficult it is to catch them afterwards. We’ve also talked a lot about prevention. But sometimes package thieves do get caught, and often it’s thanks to a fair amount of luck. With some preparation, you …

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Where’s Package Theft a Problem?

Package theft is a growing problem, and we talk about it a lot…It’s kind of our thing. One concern we have is that there isn’t much good data about it. Certainly, carriers like UPS and FedEx must keep track of stolen package claims they receive, but they’re not very open …

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Working with Police to Prevent Package Theft

How the Police Can Help Many police departments have issued warnings over the last few years to be extra vigilant against package theft. They’ve posted articles on how to prevent package theft. Notably, the Seattle Police Department’s email newsletter from October 2015 focused on the issue. These efforts to prevent package …

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To Catch a Porch Pirate

How one homeowner dealt with his Stolen Package Homeowner and Package Guard customer, Terry Liu, went to great lengths to catch a thief and stop package theft from happening at his home and throughout his neighborhood. After he experienced a package theft and captured video footage of porch pirate with …

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Press Coverage of the Package Guard

We have received some fantastic press since launching on Kickstarter. Websites Robert Scoble Geekwire Huffington Post Brit + Co ZDNet Digital Trends Gizmag TrendHunter The Gadgeteer Tech Drive E-Commerce Bytes Springwise Clark Howard TV News CBS Seattle (KIRO 7) NBC Portland (KGW) CBS Arizona (KPHO 5)

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