Apple AirTags are $29 and here to help find your lost keys and phone
Apple debuted the AirTags tracking devices that will compete with Tile at its April event.
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AirTags are small beacon-style devices that can help you find lost items like your keys, backpack and more by tracking them with the Find My app. Apple uses a feature called Precision Finding to create a helpful overlay on your iPhone to help you find your lost item. Precision Finding uses input data from your camera, accelerometer and gyroscope and incorporates visual, haptic and audible feedback while you're searching.
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You can personalize the new water and dust resistant tags with emojis and attach them to your items with a separate keychain. AirTags also have a built-in speaker, U1 chip, over a year of battery life and Siri support.
AirTags start at $29 (£29, AU$45) each, but Apple has a four-pack for $99 (£99, AU$149). Orders open April 30.