Category Archives: AirTags

Episode 127, Hands-on Tracker Comparison: Tile Slim versus Apple AirTag



In this episode, we will give an overview of the new Apple AirTag and discuss the differences between Apple’s new AirTag and the tried-and-true Tile Slim.  This will hopefully give you some insight of what tracker you may want to choose for your valuables.

AirTag is a small and elegantly designed accessory that can be personalized with free engraving, and enables iPhone users to securely locate and keep track of their valuables using the Find My app. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)
Put Slim in tight spaces like your wallet, passport case or luggage tag and use our free app to find them. Keep track of more for less with our multi-packs or give them to your friends and family as a gift. The Tile Slim has a 200 ft. Bluetooth range and is as thin as two credit cards. There is up to a 3-year built-in battery and is waterproof. Tile is also compatible with Android, Windows and iOS platforms. (Graphic courtesy of Tile Inc.)

Episode 126, Apple releases iOS 14.5 delivering unlock iPhone with Apple Watch, more diverse Siri voice options, and new privacy controls



In this episode, we will discuss Apple’s release of  iOS 14.5 delivering features including unlock iPhone with Apple Watch, more diverse Siri voice options, new privacy controls operating systems and much more.

Apple users can now use their Apple Watch to securely unlock iPhone when Face ID is enabled while wearing a face mask.
iOS 14.5 adds six new emoji characters including a face exhaling, woman with beard, and heart on fire, among others.
Users can now select different skin tones for each individual in the couple kissing and couple with heart emoji.

Episode 124, Apple’s virtual event introduces AirTags, along with new iPad Pro, iMac and Apple TV 4K



In this episode, we will discuss Apple’s introduction of AirTags which were part of a virtual event on Tuesday, April 20th which brought new colorful iMacs, iPad Pro equipped with an M1 chip, and an Apple TV 4K with remote. We will start with AirTags today and cover the remainder of the refreshed devices in upcoming episodes.  More information can be found at Mac Minutes Podcast.  (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)

AirTag is a small and elegantly designed accessory that can be personalized with free engraving, and enables iPhone users to securely locate and keep track of their valuables using the Find My app.
AirTag can be placed into a bag or pocket on its own, or utilized with a wide range of Apple-designed AirTag accessories, with personalized free engraving including text and a selection of emoji.
Precision Finding with AirTag fuses input from the camera, ARKit, accelerometer, and gyroscope on iPhone to provide a more precise, directionally aware finding experience.