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Apple launches an app for testing devices that work with ‘Find My’

Apple has launched a new app, Find My Certification Asst., designed for use by MFi (Made for iPhone) Licensees, who need to test their accessories’ interoperability with Apple’s Find My network. The network helps users find lost Apple devices — like iPhones, AirPods and Mac computers, among other things — but is poised to add support for finding other compatible accessories manufactured by third parties. The launch of the testing app signals that Apple may be ready to announce the launch of the ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Apps, Europe, Hardware, Tech, iOS App Store, Tile, Apple Inc, Developer Tools, MFI, Congressional, Network Technology, UWB, Find My


Tile brings its lost item-tracking service to wearables with Google Fitbit deal for Inspire 2 owners

Lost item finder Tile, the maker of the popular Bluetooth-powered tracker that can help you find your misplaced keys, bag, wallet or more, is bringing its tracking service to a wearable device for the first time with the launch of its Fitbit partnership. Starting today, all new and current Fitbit Inspire 2 users will gain access to Tile’s Bluetooth-finding technology at no extra cost, the company says. As a result of the deal, existing Inspire 2 users will soon be prompted to update their device...
Tags: Apple, Google, Apps, Samsung, Tech, Coalition, Fitbit, Tile, Samsung Apple, UWB, Google Fitbit, Tile s Bluetooth, Larry Yang, Product Management of Fitbit Devices, Skullcandy Bose


Swarm’s low-cost satellite data network is now available to commercial clients

One of the original startups that set out to create a low-Earth orbit satellite constellation to provide a data network here on Earth is now open for business: Swarm, which now operates 81 of its sandwich-sized satellites on orbit, announced today that its network service is live and available to commercial customers. Founded in 2017 by CEO Sara Spangelo and CTO Ben Longmier, Swarm has accomplished a lot in a relatively short time, culminating in its recent launch of 36 of its smalll satellites ...
Tags: Energy, Startups, TC, Space, Spacex, Articles, Tech, Ceo, Earth, Modem, Mining, Satellite, Napa, Sonoma, Spaceflight, Aerospace


Samsung Galaxy SmartTag vs. Tile Mate

Tile has long been the major player in Bluetooth trackers, but now Samsung is crashing the party. Should you buy the Samsung Galaxy SmartTag or the Tile Mate?
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Samsung, Trends, Buyers Guide, Tile, Buying Guides, best Bluetooth trackers, Galaxy SmartTags


Samsung unveils its newest Tile competitor, the Galaxy SmartTag

Alongside its other announcements at Samsung’s event today, the company introduced its new Galaxy SmartTag Bluetooth locator, a lost item beacon for Samsung owners and a competitor with Tile. Like Tile and Apple’s forthcoming AirTags, the beacon can be attached to keys, a bag, a pet’s collar or anything else you want to track. Initially, these SmartTags will use Bluetooth to communicate with a nearby Samsung device, however, the company confirmed a ultra-wideband (UWB) powered version called the...
Tags: Apple, Android, Gadgets, Bluetooth, Samsung, Tech, Smartphones, Samsung Electronics, Tile, Smartthings, Jan, BLE Bluetooth Low Energy, UWB, Airtags, Ultra Wideband, CES 2021


Samsung is beating Apple to the punch by launching a new smart tag that can help you find lost items with your smartphone

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Samsung Samsung just announced a new Bluetooth tracker called Galaxy SmartTags alongside its new Galaxy S21 lineup during CES 2021.The tracker can be placed on items like key rings and wallets so that you can monitor their location in Samsung's SmartThings app.This product is quite similar to the current household name in Bluetooth trackers: Tile and its many variations.Apple is also rumored to be ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Samsung, Trends, Smartphones, Smartphone Accessories, Tile, Samsung Samsung, Tech Insider, Lisa Eadicicco, Apple Airtags, Insider Reviews, Tech & Electronics (Reviews, Samsung Galaxy S21, Insider Reviews 2021, Samsung Galaxy SmartTags


Vashti Mosaic Tile and More from New Ravenna

New year. New Ravenna. New mosaic tiles! Vashti is a glazed basalto tile in variations of Pantone’s Colors of the Year. Creative Director Cean Imminger likens the pattern and color combination to the plumage of warbler songbirds, “calmly guiding us into the New Year with their everyday grit and hopeful song.” Casablanca, another new design, is a classic water jet stone mosaic that evokes the look of modern Morocco. Tangier recalls another far-flung locale. A starburst pattern i...
Tags: Books, Flooring, Tile, Tangier, Surfaces, Vashti, New Ravenna, Cean Imminger, Basalto Tile, Mosaic Tile, Pantone Colors of the Year, Vashti tile, Morocco Tangier


Tile Is Reportedly Launching a New Tracker to Make Finding Your Lost Keys Easier

Tile is looking to make its Bluetooth item-finders more powerful with ultra-wide band technology and by adding augmented reality to its mobile phone app, reports TechCrunch.Read more...
Tags: Science, Tile, Consumer Tech, Dude Wheres My Keys


Tile Plans to Introduce Item Trackers With Ultra Wideband Support

Tile is poised to compete with Apple's long-rumored AirTags and is planning to introduce an upgraded series of item trackers that include an ultra wideband (UWB) chip for more precise tracking. Tile concept art for UWB tracker, via TechCrunch Apple's ‌AirTags‌ are rumored to include the U1 ultra wideband chip that has been added into the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 models. Apple's U1 ‌AirTags‌ will be able to offer better tracking capabilities than is possible with Bluetooth alone, which means t...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Tile, Ming Chi Kuo, UWB, Airtags


Tile to launch a new tracker powered by ultra-wideband technology, add AR finding to app

Tile is preparing to introduce a new product this year that will serve as a rival to Apple’s long-awaited AirTags and other lost-item trackers coming to the market, including those from Samsung, TechCrunch has learned. While previous Tile trackers have leveraged Bluetooth to help users locate lost items — like a misplaced set of keys, for example — Tile’s new product will take advantage of UWB (ultra-wideband) technology to find the missing items. It will also use augmented reality to help guide...
Tags: Apple, TC, Samsung, Tech, Tile, Samsung Galaxy, NDA, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked, Trackers, UWB, Ming Chi Kuo Apple, Samsung Like Bluetooth


Tile to launch to launch a new tracker powered by ultra wideband technology, add AR finding to app

Tile is preparing to introduce a new product this year that will serve as a rival to Apple’s long-awaited AirTags and other lost item trackers coming to the market, including those from Samsung, TechCrunch has learned. While previous Tile trackers have leveraged Bluetooth to help users locate lost items — like a misplaced set of keys, for example — Tile’s new product will take advantage of UWB (ultra wideband) technology to find the missing items. It will also use augmented reality to help guide...
Tags: Apple, TC, Samsung, Tech, Tile, Samsung Galaxy, NDA, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked, Trackers, UWB, Ming Chi Kuo Apple, Apple Airtags, Samsung Like Bluetooth


Deco Tile in Style from Ceramics of Italy

Ceramics of Italy is saying goodbye to 2020 and envisioning brighter things ahead with a collection of vibrant Art Deco Tile Styles. True to the Deco lineage, these creative and dynamic designs offer blends of light and dark, contrasting patterns with interesting juxtapositions, and familiar motifs like chevrons and scallops. Both indoor and outdoor tiles are available, as in this impressive installation featuring intersecting arcs that resembles a profusion of marine life. ...
Tags: Books, Italy, Tile, Walls, Art Deco, Yin Yang, Floor Tile, Surfaces, Ceramic Tile, Ceramics Of Italy, Wall Tile, 2020 Tile, Tile Trend Report, moon Deco


Tile releases beautiful limited-edition designs just in time for the holidays

Tile has some fantastic limited-edition designs for this holiday season. Snap one up for a great gift idea
Tags: Deals, Sponsored, Trends, Tile, Tile Mate, Tile Slim, Black Friday 2020, Tile Gift Guide


Apple's next new product could be an accessory called 'AirTags' that helps you find lost items like keys and wallets with your iPhone — here's everything we know so far

Apple Apple is reportedly planning to release a new accessory that would communicate with your iPhone to help you find lost belongings.The product, reportedly called AirTags, would be similar to the trackers and stickers sold by Tile.AirTags would integrate with the iPhone's Find My app, allowing you to keep tabs on misplaced products so long as they're marked with one of Apple's tags.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Apple already offers software features for helping devi...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Trends, Tech, Features, Macbook, Tile, Apple Apple, Ming Chi Kuo, Tech Insider, Lisa Eadicicco, Find My iPhone, Stephen Lam, Patently Apple, TF International Securities, Nikkei Asian Review Apple


Coalition for App Fairness, a group fighting for app store reforms, adds 20 new partners

The Coalition for App Fairness (CAF), a newly-formed advocacy group pushing for increased regulation over app stores, has more than doubled in size with today’s announcement of 20 new partners — just one month after its launch. The organization, led by top app publishers and critics including Epic Games, Deezer, Basecamp, Tile, Spotify and others, debuted in late September to fight back against Apple and Google’s control over app stores, and particularly the stores’ rules around in-app purchases...
Tags: Apple, Google, Apps, Spotify, Tech, Developers, Policy, Regulation, Itunes, United States, Coalition, Schibsted, App Stores, App-store, Advocacy, Sdk


House lawmakers just released a massive report decrying Big Tech's power, and it's adding fuel to Apple's ongoing feud with developers

REUTERS/Mason Trinca House Democrats released a 449-page report on Tuesday based on the results of an investigation into whether Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple are engaging in anticompetitive practices. In regards to Apple, much of the report focuses on accusations from developers saying that the tech giant's App Store policies and rules make it difficult to compete in the marketplace. The report cites conversations with app developers and Apple's former director of App Store review ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Spotify, Trends, Siri, Tech, United States, House, Tim Cook, App Store, Tile, Shoemaker, Big Tech, Tech Insider


Epic Games, Spotify, and Tile Form 'Coalition for App Fairness' to 'Fight Back' Against Apple

A range of companies, including Epic Games, Spotify, and Tile, have formed a new organization called the "Coalition for App Fairness," in an effort to highlight developer issues with Apple. The organization describes itself as "an independent nonprofit organization founded by industry-leading companies to advocate for freedom of choice and fair competition across the app ecosystem." The coalition is based in Washington D.C. and Brussels, and aims to lead legal and regulatory changes with rega...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Washington, Coalition, Brussels, Tile, Epic Games, Epic Games vs. Apple, Deezer Music, Coalition for App Fairness


Amazon details its low-bandwidth Sidewalk neighborhood network, coming to Echo and Tile devices soon

Last year, Amazon announced its Sidewalk network, a new low-bandwidth, long-distance wireless protocol it developed to help connect smart devices inside and — maybe even more importantly — outside of your home. Sidewalk, which is somewhat akin to a mesh network that, with the right amount of access points, could easily cover a whole neighborhood, is now getting closer to launch. As Amazon announced today, compatible Echo devices will become Bluetooth bridges for the Sidewalk network later thi...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, TC, Echo, Bluetooth, Networking, Developer, Encryption, Home Automation, Wireless, Red Cross, Iot, Mesh Networking, Texas Instruments, Zigbee, Tile


Apple may soon release a new product called 'AirTags' that would help you find lost items with your iPhone — here's everything we know so far

Apple Apple is reportedly planning to release a new accessory that would communicate with your iPhone to help you find lost belongings.The product, reportedly called AirTags, would be similar to the trackers and stickers sold by Tile.AirTags would integrate with the iPhone's Find My app, allowing you to keep tabs on misplaced products so long as they're marked with one of Apple's tags.Apple has yet to confirm the existence of such a product, but one analyst suggests it could debut in the f...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Trends, Tech, Bloomberg, Features, Mark Gurman, Tile, Apple Apple, Ming Chi Kuo, Kuo, Tech Insider, Lisa Eadicicco, Find My iPhone, Stephen Lam, TF International Securities


Tile Launches New Premium Protect Plan That Offers $1000 in Lost Item Reimbursement

As rumors about Apple's AirTags ramp up, AirTag competitor Tile is planning to launch a new "Premium Protect" service that will provide up to $1,000 to reimburse customers who subscribe for their lost items. Tile already has a premium plan that provides Smart Alerts when an item is left behind, free replacement batteries each year, and 30-day location history, but the $30 subscription service (per year) does not include item reimbursement. As highlighted by Engadget, the Premium Protect serv...
Tags: Apple, Tile, Engadget, Android Apple, CJ Prober, Airtags


Tile GPS Trackers Are up to 20% off Today

Tile Mate 4-Pack | $55 | AmazonTile Sticker 4-Pack | $50 | AmazonTile Slim | $24 | AmazonRead more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Tile, Tile Deals, AmazonTile Sticker


Tile Writes to EU Accusing Apple of Abuse of Power

Bluetooth accessory maker Tile has written to the European Union accusing Apple of abuse of power and of illegally favoring its own products. According to a report by Financial Times, in a letter sent on Tuesday to the European Commissioner for Competition, the accessory maker said that Apple is making it harder for users to use Tile products on iPhone because it has its own rival Find My app. In a letter sent to European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager on Tuesday, California-bas...
Tags: Apple, California, Eu, European Union, United States, Financial Times, Tile, Margrethe Vestager, EU Accusing Apple of Abuse of Power


Find All Your Things With a Tile Pro 2-Pack, Now $40

Tile Pro 2-Pack | $40 | AmazonRead more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Lifehacks, Tile, Tile Deals


Built-in Tile is one of my favorite laptop features to ever exist

Tile and Intel are working on tracking features in laptops. It's quickly becoming a must-have feature.
Tags: Trends, Hp, Intel, Macbook, Computing, Tile, Find My, Elite Dragonfly


Lost item finder Tile expands partnership with Comcast, as Apple’s competitor looms

Bluetooth-powered lost item finder Tile is expanding on its two-year old partnership with strategic investor Comcast to help customers find misplaced items around their home. The two companies had first announced their intention to partner in early 2018 and later that year introduced a way for Comcast users to locate lost items using their Xfinity X1 Voice Remote. Now, Comcast is adding more set-top boxes and xFi Gateways into the mix as access points. The companies announced today that select C...
Tags: Apple, Hardware, Congress, Tech, Comcast, Tile, Comcast Xfinity, UWB, Bluetooth Tracker, Lost Item, CJ Prober


These Limited Edition Mother's Day Tile Mate Key Finders Won't Last Long

Tile Mate Mother’s Day Limited Edition | $25 | TileRead more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Tile, Tile Deals


Apple said to be planning fall iPhone refresh with iPad Pro-like design

Apple is readying a new iPhone for fall to replace the iPhone 11 Pro this fall, Bloomberg reports, as well as follow-ups to the iPhone 11, a new smaller HomePod, and a locator tag accessory. The top-end iPhone 11 Pro successors at least will have a new industrial design that more closely resembles the iPad Pro, with flat screens and sides instead of the current rounded edge design, and they’ll also include the 3D LIDAR sensing system that Apple introduced with the most recent iPad Pro refresh...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, TC, Gadgets, Hardware, Bluetooth, Siri, Tech, Bloomberg, Ipads, Macintosh, Mobile Phones, Computing, Lidar


Apple accidentally confirms the existence of an unreleased product, AirTags

Whoops! Apple inadvertently revealed the existence of an unreleased product, AirTags, in a support video uploaded to its YouTube account today. The video, “How to erase your iPhone,” offers a tutorial about resetting an iPhone to factory settings. Around the 1:43 mark, it instructs users to turn off “Find my iPhone” as part of the process. On the Settings page that then appears, another option for “Enable Offline Finding” is shown, and beneath that, the text references AirTags by name. Specifica...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, TC, Tech, Tile, Airtags


Tile Claims Apple's Anticompetitive Behavior Has 'Gotten Worse, Not Better'

Apple's anticompetitive behaviors have gotten worse over the course of the last few months rather than better, Tile claimed in a congressional panel today, reports Reuters. Executives from Tile, PopSockets, Sonos, and Basecamp in January testified in front of a congressional hearing in an ongoing antitrust inquiry launched by the U.S. government against tech companies like Amazon, Apple, and Google. Tile at the time complained about Location Services changes implemented in iOS 13 that encour...
Tags: Apple, Google, Mac, Tile, Location Services, Reuters, Amazon Apple, Airtags, Tile s Bluetooth


All the startups threatened by iOS 14’s new features

Fitness, wallpaper, and lost item-finding startups could have a big new competitor baked into everyone’s iPhones. Leaks of the code from iOS 14 that Apple is expected to reveal in June signal several new features and devices are on the way. Startups could be at risk due to Apple’s ability to integrate these additions at the iOS level, instantly gain an enormous install base and offer them for free or cheap, as long as they boost sales of its main money maker, the iPhone. It’s unclear if all o...
Tags: Apple, Health, Google, Startups, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Apps, Wearables, Hardware, Developer, Future, Tech, Snapchat, Starbucks