What you need to know
- Apple has just announced AirTags, a brand new tracking device.
- They will use FindMy to help locate your valuables.
At its April Apple event, it has finally announced its brand new AirTag tracking device.
Apple's AirTag is a tiny tracking device that you can use to locate your valuables using Apple's U1 chip and the FindMy app. AirTag will start at $29, or you can get a four-pack for $99.
The new AirTag will use haptic feedback to help you locate and find your stuff, and they're coming out very soon!
Apple's AirTag will be available to pre-order from Friday, April 23, to be released the following week, April 30.
You can also customize them using emojis to make them more personalized, and there's also a new Hermes line of carry-cases. The company stated:
The new AirTags are water and dust-resistant and have a built-in speaker to play a sound to help you find them. Apple's own cases come in a few colors and prices:
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