AirTags

Apple Releases Firmware Update 1A276D for AirTag

Apple Releases Firmware Update 1A276D for AirTag

Apple today released a firmware update for its newly introduced AirTags. The new firmware update 1A276D is the first time Apple has updated the AirTags, nearly a month after its launch.

Apple Announces New AirTag Privacy Feature, Android App by the End of This Year

Apple Announces New AirTag Privacy Feature, Android App by the End of This Year

Earlier this year, Apple finally pulled the wraps from much-awaited AirTag. Ever since then, there have been multiple privacy concerns regarding Apple’s item tracker. Apple has released a new privacy focussed update for AirTag and is also working on an Android app.

Video: Here’s How Useful an AirTag Could Be In Finding Your Stolen Bike

Video: Here’s How Useful an AirTag Could Be In Finding Your Stolen Bike

Ever since AirTag’s release, we’ve seen AirTag bring shipped in a package and its journey being tracked. We’ve seen an AirTag being ‘hacked’ to display custom notifications. And now, to push it even further, a YouTuber has put the AirTag on a bike to simulate how the device would work during a bike theft.

Researchers Hack AirTag’s Find My Network to Send Messages

Researchers Hack AirTag’s Find My Network to Send Messages

Security researchers, YouTubers, and DIY enthusiasts seem to be having a great time with Apple AirTag. Recently a YouTuber showed how AirTag can be turned into a thin wallet that fits into your pocket. Meanwhile, a security researcher hacked AirTag and successfully modified its NFC URL. This time around, security researchers have used AirTag’s Find My network to send messages without Apple’s knowledge.

Cheaper Apple AirTag Alternative Chipolo ONE Spot Now Available for Pre-Order

Cheaper Apple AirTag Alternative Chipolo ONE Spot Now Available for Pre-Order

Apple AirTag’s cheaper alternative, Chipolo ONE Spot, has gained a lot of traction over the past few weeks. The tracker from Chipolo is now (finally) available to pre-order.

How to Factory Reset an AirTag

How to Factory Reset an AirTag

When you pair an AirTag with your iPhone, it is automatically linked to your Apple ID. This also means that you cannot simply hand over your AirTag to a friend or family member to use. You must first reset the AirTag and unlink it with your Apple ID before someone else can use it.

Video: Security Researcher Hacks His Way Into AirTag, Modifies Its NFC URL

Video: Security Researcher Hacks His Way Into AirTag, Modifies Its NFC URL

A security researcher was able to hack, or rather jailbreak, his way into the AirTag. The researcher was able to change its internal working and was able to modify its NFC URL to a custom URL.

Video: This Clever Hack Turns AirTag into a Thin Card for Your Wallet

Video: This Clever Hack Turns AirTag into a Thin Card for Your Wallet

After much fanfare, Apple finally launched the AirTags item tracker. Apple’s Tile Competitor is well priced, and the integration with Find My app is one of its strong points. The puck-shaped AirTag is bulged in the middle and is bulky in some sense.

Apple’s AirTag Has a Hidden Developer Mode

Apple’s AirTag Has a Hidden Developer Mode

Apple’s AirTag has a hidden developer mode. A Redditor accidentally enabled the developer mode on his AirTag while connecting it to his iPhone, and now can not get out of it.

AirTag Make It ‘Frighteningly Easy’ to Stalk Anyone

AirTag Make It ‘Frighteningly Easy’ to Stalk Anyone

When the AirTag first launched, there were a lot of concerns about its safety and privacy. Many believed that the tracking tags could make it easy to track anyone. On its part, Apple highlighted several privacy measures built into AirTags to ensure they cannot be used to track anyone. However, it looks like these measures are not enough as the AirTags make it “frighteningly easy” to stalk anyone.