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Apple’s ‘Find My’ app makes it easier to find your friends on iPhone 15

Apple’s iPhone was the first smartphone to introduce Ultra Wideband capabilities, which made it easier to find lost items — like your car keys attached to an AirTag hidden in the couch cus

Ember brings Find My functionality to its self-heating travel mug

Ember’s a bit of a weird one. The Southern California firm has two distinct — though not wholly unrelated — arms. There’s the smart mug side of the business that launched the startup and the m

The new AirPods Pro case has a built-in speaker, perfect for the ‘Find My’ app

One of the most frustrating experiences you can have with an Apple product is losing your AirPods. Apple’s products are so deeply interconnected that it doesn’t make sense why, until a few

In iOS 16, apps can trigger real-world actions hands-free

New functionality arriving in iOS 16 will enable apps to trigger real-world actions hands-free. That means users could do things like start playing music just by walking into a room or turning on an e

Apple to address AirTag stalking problem with upcoming features

Apple today is announcing a series of coming updates for AirTag and the Find My network aimed at addressing the problem of AirTag accessories being used to stalk individuals or people’s property

Apple’s updated Personal Safety User Guide addresses the AirTag stalking problem

After a number of stories in recent weeks have highlighted how Apple’s AirTags are being used for stalking purposes, the company has today updated its existing “Personal Safety User Guide&

Chipolo takes on Tile with a new ‘lost wallet’ tracker that works with Apple’s Find My

An AirTag and Tile competitor called Chipolo has today launched a new product that allows consumers to locate their missing wallet through Apple’s Find My app or be notified if they’ve acc

Tile secures $40 million to take on Apple AirTag with new products

Tile, the maker of Bluetooth-powered lost item finder beacons and, more recently, a staunch Apple critic, announced today it has raised $40 million in non-dilutive debt financing from Capital IP. The

Apple’s new MagSafe wallet works with ‘Find My’ app for when it goes missing

Alongside the introduction of the new iPhone 13, Apple introduced a few new accessories to complement its upgraded flagship devices. One of the more interesting additions in the accessories in the lin

First findings with Apple’s new AirTag location devices

I’ve been playing around with Apple’s new AirTag location devices for a few hours now and they seem to work pretty much as advertised. The setup flow is simple and clean, taking clear inspiration

E-bikes and earbuds among the first third-party hardware to support Apple’s Find My tracking

Yesterday we noted that Apple launched a new Find My Certification Asst. app, designed to test support for third-party hardware. Find My, of course, has been a long-standing feature for Apple’s own

Apple launches an app for testing devices that work with ‘Find My’

Apple has launched a new app, Find My Certification Asst., designed for use by MFi (Made for iPhone) Licensees, who need to test their accessories’ interoperability with Apple’s Find My ne