What you need to know
- Apple's AirTag can be used to track all kinds of things.
- We want to know what it is you're tracking with your AirTag.
Now that Apple's AirTag has been around for a week or so it's likely all the early adopters already have at least one in their possession. I know I do! But now that you have it, what are you actually doing with it?
In the almost two years it took for Apple to ship AirTag I'd been wondering about what I would use one for. The most obvious to me was car keys because, like many men of a certain age, I can't remember where my kids are most of the time – let alone my keys. So that's where my AirTag went.
I haven't lost my keys since so I haven't even been able to test it out!
But what about you? With AirTag being so versatile – so long as you pick up the best AirTag accessories – you can put one almost anywhere. Wallets, keys, and bags seem the most obvious but now it's over to you to tell us where you put your AirTag. What are you always losing enough to warrant an AirTag?
Anecdotal evidence before launch suggested people wanted to use an AirTag to track pets, kids, and more. Apple says that isn't the best of ideas, but is that stopping you?
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.