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Man Uses Apple AirTags to Recover Stolen Range Rover in Ontario

According to a report from CP24, an Ontario man last week tracked down his stolen Range Rover with the help of Apple AirTags. The midtown Toronto resident has been the unfortunate victim of two car thefts in three months. Lorne, whose surname was omitted for safety and privacy, moved to the Avenue Road and Lawrence...

How to Fix Phantom AirTag Alerts on iPhone

According to a recent report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple may have become a bit overzealous with notifying users when they are possibly being followed around by an AirTag tracker, to the point that iPhone owners sometimes receive alerts even when there's no AirTag to be found anywhere around them. Apple launched the AirTag for...

How to Track Your Husband: AirTag vs Tile vs LandAirSea GPS Tracker

Kashmir Hill, a privacy reporter for The New York Times, recently decided to test Apple's AirTags (and competing devices from Tile and LandAirSea) under a simulated stalking scenario by tracking her husband and writing about it, of course. Apple launched the AirTag for $29 USD ($39 CAD) in April of last year as a tracking device...

Apple Says New AirTag Privacy Warnings are Coming and More

Apple on Thursday announced new privacy warnings for the AirTags, among other features designed to help prevent the coin-sized tracking devices and Apple's Find My network from being used to track individuals without their consent. "AirTag was designed to help people locate their personal belongings, not to track people or another person’s property, and we...

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Finds Apple AirTag Stalking Her

According to The New York Post, Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Brooks Nader was followed for around five hours in New York City by a stalker who slipped an Apple AirTag into her coat pocket. The 26-year-old had no idea the device was even on her person and was only alerted to its presence by a push...

Apple AirTags are Being Used to Stalk People, Steal Cars Say Researchers

A new article published by the New York Times has highlighted how Apple’s coin-sized AirTags are being used to track people and even high-end vehicles so they can later be located and stolen (via Daring Fireball).   According to the researchers, Apple’s AirTags equipped with Bluetooth technology could be revealing a "widespread problem of tech-enabled tracking,” something which privacy...

Apple Releases ‘Tracker Detect’ App for Android to Track Unknown AirTags

Android users can now download Tracker Detect in Google Play, with the app now allowing Android users to track Apple’s AirTags and other devices on the Find My network, reports CNET. "Tracker Detect looks for item trackers that are separated from their owner and that are compatible with Apple’s Find My network. These item trackers...

Apple AirTags Sent to North Korea Exposes DHL Tracking ‘Fraud’ [VIDEO]

In a recently published YouTube video, MegaLag gives us an update on what went down with the two (now three) Apple AirTags he sent to North Korea via DHL. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpiSzfMVPmg The German YouTuber's months-long experience with DHL highlights the logistics giant's sheer incompetence and a general lack of compassion toward its customers. "Now I'm more convinced...

Apple Returns AirTag Sent to Tim Cook, Writes Personalized Reply [VIDEO]

[caption id="attachment_356875" align="aligncenter" width="1440"] Image: MegaLag on YouTube[/caption] Ever since Apple launched the AirTag, its item-tracking solution, back in April, a number of individuals have excitedly mailed the devices across the globe and used them to track the shipment's progress. One tech YouTuber mailed three AirTags — one to Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk...

Apple Debuts New Colours for AirTag Leather Key Ring and Loop

Apple today launched a MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone 12, but it wasn’t done there. The company also debuted new colours for its AirTag Leather Key Ring and AirTag Loop. AirTag Leather Key Ring is now available in Forest Green, still priced at $45 CAD (delivers by July 16), while AirTag Loop debuts in Sunflower for...