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Moser wasn't the only one fiddling around under the hood; 9to5Mac corroborated the code.
The "tag" device would work similarly to iPhone or other Apple device. You'd reportedly get notifications when the device gets too far away from the tag, so you wouldn't lose things.trackers, the small, square, battery-powered tiles that aim to help you find your lost keys, bags and other items. The tag tracker could be attached to any item -- your keys, purse or backpack for instance -- and then paired with your iCloud account by proximity to an
That, of course, is an expansion on the new Find My app, the hybrid of the apps formerly known as Find My iPhone and Find My Friends, that Apple announced at WWDC. But a dedicated hardware device would allow anything to be tracked, not just misplaced iPhones, iPads or AirPods.
9to5Mac had previously reported on rumors of the tracking devices in April.
Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment, but it's possible the company will reveal more information in September, when it's expected to unveil the and other new 2019 hardware.