Muscle Car Owner Targeted With Hidden AirTag Placed by Thieves

Michigan resident John Nelson claims that he was recently targeted by car thieves who hid one of Apple’s AirTags in his vehicle, a 2018 Dodge Charger. According to a Fox 2 Detroit report, Nelson visited the Great Lakes Crossing shopping center in Auburn Hills, where he spent about two hours. After departing, he got a […]

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Apple Releases ‘Tracker Detect’ App to Prevent Android Users From Being Tracked by AirTags

Apple today released a new “Tracker Detect” app on the Google Play Store, with the app designed to allow Android users to locate AirTags that might be nearby. According to the app’s description, Tracker Detect looks for item trackers that are separated from their owner and that are compatible with the Find My Network, so […]

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Apple AirTag Linked to Increasing Number of Car Thefts, Canadian Police Report

Apple’s AirTags are being used in an increasing number of targeted car thefts in Canada, according to local police. Outlined in a news release from York Regional Police, investigators have identified a new method being used by thieves to track down and steal high-end vehicles that takes advantage of the AirTag’s location tracking capabilities. While […]

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Are Apple AirTags a Valuable IT Asset Management Tool?

Earlier this year, Apple introduced AirTags as their answer to asset tracking. Designed to provide a “private and secure way to easily locate the items that matter most,” AirTags leverage Apple’s “Find My” ecosystem so you never have to wonder where you left things. Reminiscent of a shiny coin, AirTags can be tethered to just […]

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iOS 15.2 Beta: How to Use Find My to Locate Items That Can Track You

In iOS 15.2, which is available in beta right now, Apple introduced new features for the Find My app, including a way to search for items that might be used to track your location. The new Unknown Items feature is called “Items That Can Track Me,” and when activated, it will scan for anything that’s […]

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AirTag ‘Lost Mode’ Vulnerability Can Redirect Users to Malicious Websites

The AirTag feature that allows anyone with a smartphone to scan a lost AirTag to locate the contact information of the owner can be abused for phishing scams, according to a new report shared by KrebsOnSecurity. When an AirTag is set in Lost Mode, it generates a URL for https://found.apple.com and it lets the AirTag […]

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Apple Makes Latest AirTags Firmware Available to All Users

Wednesday September 15, 2021 9:56 am PDT by Juli Clover Apple this week continued distributing new firmware for the AirTags that first rolled out in August. There have been several minor releases with different build numbers, and behind the scenes, those tweaks were to meter the number of people who were seeing the AirTag update […]

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Apple Releases Another Revised Version of AirTags Firmware Update

Apple today released a second revised version of the AirTags firmware that was first provided to ‌AirTags‌ owners in late August. The new internal build number is 1A291e, up from 1A291c from the prior revision. There’s no word on what’s included in the new firmware and no new features were found following the first release, […]

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Apple Releases Revised Version of Latest AirTags Firmware Update

Five iPhone 13 Rumors You May Have Missed Saturday August 28, 2021 11:00 am PDT by Sami Fathi We’re just weeks away from when Apple will announce the iPhone 13, which we’re expecting to feature some considerable upgrades, including design, performance, cameras, and more. Like every year, rumors, leaks, and reports about what Apple has […]

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Apple Releases New Firmware for AirTags

iPhone 13 to Launch on September 17, AirPods 3 on September 30, Claims Report Apple may be planning to launch the iPhone 13 on Friday, September 17 and third-generation AirPods on Thursday, September 30, according to an image of an e-commerce app discovered by Chinese language site IT Home. The screenshot, originally posted by Weibo […]

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Apple Says Don’t Buy AirTag Replacement Batteries With Bitter Coating

Since AirTags were just released earlier this year and are expected to have a year-long battery life, it may be some time yet before AirTag users need a replacement battery, but when the time comes for a refresh, Apple is warning customers not to buy batteries with a bitter coating. ‌AirTags‌ use coin-shaped CR2032 batteries, […]

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Apple Says Don’t Buy AirTag Replacement Batteries With Bitter Coating

Since AirTags were just released earlier this year and are expected to have a year-long battery life, it may be some time yet before AirTag users need a replacement battery, but when the time comes for a refresh, Apple is warning customers not to buy batteries with a bitter coating. ‌AirTags‌ use coin-shaped CR2032 batteries, […]

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Resellers List AirTag Accessory Color Options Not Yet Offered by Apple

Alongside introducing the new MagSafe Battery Pack last week, Apple debuted new AirTag Leather Loop and AirTag Key Ring accessories in updated colors, but it appears there may be more shades to come, if existing reseller listings are accurate. For example, Amazon currently has additional AirTag Loop color options in Capri Blue and Pink Citrus, […]

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You Won’t Lose Your Apple TV Remote With Elago’s New AirTag Remote Case

Apple Launches $99 MagSafe Battery Pack Apple today introduced a new MagSafe Battery Pack to its website, which is designed to work with the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. The MagSafe Battery Pack attaches magnetically to the back of one of the iPhone 12 models, with the […]

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Apple Debuts AirTag Leather Loop and Key Ring in New Colors

Alongside introducing the new MagSafe Battery Pack, Apple today also debuted new AirTag Leather Loop and AirTag Key Ring accessories in updated colors. The AirTag Leather Loop, which is priced at $39, now comes in Baltic Blue, California Poppy, and Forest Green. Prior to now, the Leather Loop for AirTags was limited to Red and […]

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Parents in Australia Warned to Keep AirTags Away From Children Due to Battery Choking Hazard

In May, a major Australian retailer took AirTags off its shelves in response to concerns that the Bluetooth-enabled item tracking device could pose a threat to children due to the size and “easy” access to its battery. Now, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is officially slapping Apple’s AirTag with a warning. In a press […]

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Parents in Australia Warned to Keep AirTags Away From Children Due to Battery Choking Hazard

In May, a major Australian retailer took AirTags off its shelves in response to concerns that the Bluetooth-enabled item tracking device could pose a threat to children due to the size and “easy” access to its battery. Now, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is officially slapping Apple’s AirTag with a warning. In a press […]

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Apple Releases Revised AirTag Firmware Update

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Nomad’s Latest Accessory Makes It Easier to Put an AirTag in Your Wallet

Nomad, known for its range of accessories designed for Apple devices, today announced the Card for AirTag, which is designed to make it easier for an AirTag to fit inside a wallet for tracking purposes. With Card for AirTag, an AirTag fits inside the middle of a card-shaped holder that’s then meant to fit inside […]

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