The Cobra Tag

This Bluetooth-enabled key fob promises to help scatterbrains like me keep track of their keys and Android or BlackBerry smartphone by giving a notification when the two are separated.

Read more about the Cobra Tag.

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Size comparison

At about 2.25 inches tall by 1 inch wide, the Cobra Tag fits easily in a pocket with a few keys on its ring.
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Micro-USB port

A Micro-USB port on the bottom edge of the unit facilitates charging with the included cable.
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The speaker on the back of the Cobra Tag is small, but it's quite loud.
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Key fob

We used the Cobra Tag to keep track of our keys, but you could attach it to a backpack, a purse, or any other item you'd like to keep nearby.
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Cobra Tag app

The free Cobra Tag app for Android or BlackBerry is where you can adjust a variety of settings and view the status of the Cobra Tag device.
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When separated from the Tag device, the Cobra Tag app will mark its position on a Google Map.
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Of course, it tweets

In the event that the phone is the half of the equation that's missing, the app can also lock the phone with a PIN and send out time and location data via e-mail, Facebook, and Twitter.
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