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Apple rolling out new AirTag software update; here's how to see if yours has updated

20 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple announced today that it is rolling out a new version of AirTag firmware with a notable privacy improvement. Here's how to check your AirTag firmware version to see if yours has updated to the latest build.
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Apple Enhancing AirTags Anti-Stalking Measures With Android App and Shorter Sound Intervals

Apple Enhancing AirTags Anti-Stalking Measures With Android App and Shorter Sound Intervals

20 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple is enhancing AirTags security to prevent stalking using the Bluetooth devices, Apple told CNET today. Apple is already sending out over-the-air updates to ‌AirTags‌ that will shorten the amount of time before an unknown AirTag alerts you if it is in your possession.
At the current time, ‌AirTags‌ play a sound after three days of being away from their owner. After the update, ‌AirTags‌ will begin playing at a random time in a window after eight hours and within 24 hours.
Apple is also working to create an app for Android devices that will let them detect an unknown AirTag or Find My...
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Apple announces AirTag privacy improvements, Android app coming this year

Apple announces AirTag privacy improvements, Android app coming this year

20 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple has announced a handful of changes designed to improve the privacy of AirTag item trackers. The company is adjusting the time it takes for AirTags to sound an alert after being separated from their owner, and Apple plans to release an Android app for detecting AirTags later this year.
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