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Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Apple knows AirTags can be abused and is trying to get ahead of it

Apple knows AirTags can be abused and is trying to get ahead of it

Sometimes, you don't want things to "just work" for everyone. 

On Tuesday, Apple announced a slew of new products at its "Spring Loaded" event. One of those products, AirTags, is a tiny disc that allows for the easy tracking of objects â€" or, as Apple hints at in its AirTags press release â€" unwilling people. 

The basic idea behind AirTags is straightforward enough: People frequently misplace small but important items like keys or wallets, and an attached Bluetooth device that relays its location back to a linked iPhone makes it easy locate those items if they've gone missing. 

Combined with Apple's Find My app (and a network of other Find My users scattered across a city), AirTag owners can track down their lost keys even if they're not within immediate Bluetooth range.  Read more...

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