AirTags unveils by Apple to help users find missing items
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has unveiled its long-awaited AirTags to help users find missing items by tracking the small device through the ‘Find My’ app.
- Apple gave the world a first look at its long-awaited AirTags
- The firm announced the device during its ‘Spring Loaded’ event
- AirTags is a small, circular device that attaches to items like keys or a wallet
- Users pair AirTags with the ‘Find My’ app and can track the item if it is lost
- A single device costs $29 or users can purchase a four-pack for $99
The AirTags were unveiled during Apple’s ‘Spring Loaded’ event. The event was presented virtually due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
According to the details, AirTags can be attached to keys, a wallet or other items and provides notifications when you become separated from the item.
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It is a small, circular device with an Apple logo at the center, and is equipped with bluetooth connectivity to pair with an iPhone or iPad. Using the ‘Find My’ app, the system provides step-by-step directions to locate the tag and the missing product.
However, Apple clarified that the new device is not for tracking people and has added privacy features to ensure the new AirTags are not used for anything but to find inanimate objects.
Each gadget costs $29, yet in addition arrive in a four-pack for $99, and pre-orders start Friday, with AirTags being accessible April 30, Mail Online revealed.
In an articulation, Kaiann Drance, Apple’s VP of overall iPhone item advertising said, “We’re eager to carry this mind blowing new capacity to iPhone clients with the presentation of AirTag… to help them monitor and track down the significant things in their lives.”
The tag itself is a small, IP67 water and dust resistant disc that can be personalized with a custom message or an emoji, on its laser-etched stainless steel body.