On the heels of announcing a new mixed reality headset, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg is swinging hard at Apple’s mixed reality headset (which isn’t real yet). TMO Managing Editor Jeff Butts and Ken discuss the Meta and Apple metaverse stances. Plus, following up on physical media and Lufthansa’s back and forth on bag trackers.
Faced with growing embarrassment over lost luggage found with the AirTag, one airline is going to far as to ban the item tracker.
An Apple AirTag placed inside a traveler’s luggage helped police track down the airport employee who allegedly stole it.
Using inexpensive, readily-available electronics, researchers have proven its possible to clone or even reprogram an Apple AirTag.
A tool used by law enforcement to find GPS trackers has been updated to also locate unwanted Apple AirTags and other new trackers.
A photographer from Australia was able to recover $7,000 in stolen gear thanks to the use of Apple AirTags.
A family from Columbia, Tennessee stated that they were tracked by an unidentified Apple AirTag for hours at Disney World.
The accessory may be great for finding lost items, but it’s just too dangerous to personal safety. Apple should stop selling the AirTag.
Google could be preparing to enter the Bluetooth tracker detection scene by building scanning capabilities into Android.