We already know that the giant of Cupertino is preparing to launch a Bluetooth tracker that should bring integration with the Buscar app, which has gained new features in iOS 13 – a system that has not even been released and has already won the first beta for its first update, the iOS 13.1.
Recent images taken from an internal build of iOS 13 show that the product should hit the market in a circular format, with an Apple logo in the center. We do not yet know if this will actually be the final product design (codenamed B389 in the system codes.
According to the information released by Macrumors this tracker will be able to be coupled to various objects to aid in their location; Tracked items will appear on a separate tab in the Search app.
A notification will be sent to the user when the item is out of range, with an audible alert being issued to assist in locating in case of loss. The source suggests that users will have the ability to share the location of items with others if necessary.
Tracked objects may also be set to lose; In this case, other iPhone users will be notified of your location, sending coordinates and notifications to the original owner if they are found.
Apple may use Augmented Reality to track items, employing a new use for technology in its system.
Trackers will feature removable batteries and warn users when their charge is low through beeps. Apple may announce this product during the iPhone 11 event scheduled for September 10th.
Apple’s tracker shows up on iOS 13 codes and should be released in September
Yesterday during WWDC 2019 we saw several interesting releases from Apple, including iOS 13, watchOS 6, macOS 10.15 Catalina and even some products like the Mac Pro and the Pro Display XDR monitor.
On the software side, we also had a lot of news, and one of them caught the eye, especially those users who are always losing things.
We’re talking about Find Me – the successor to the Search app, which was also merged with the My Friends app, basically allowing users to track anything – whether it’s Apple people or products.
However, apparently Apple ended up leaving one of its letters up its sleeve for later; Code analysis of the first iOS 13 test version (by Steve Moser) found a reference to a device identified by the Tag1,1 code.
According to developer Guilherme Rambo, the product could be used to pair objects by proximity – something similar to what happens today with AirPods and HomePods.
The clues point to a tag-shaped device that can be attached to other objects, paired with the iPhone, and linked to the user’s Apple ID, sending alerts when its owner is too far away or even lost somewhere.
Untitled, the accessory is due to be announced in September, in conjunction with the new generation of Apple products, including the successors of the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR.