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Apple's Find My app third-party support comes with a catch for developers and users

4 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Back at WWDC in June, Apple announced that it is opening up the Find My app to third-party hardware like Tile. It seems like a positive move all around as it addresses antitrust concerns , makes business easier for third-parties, and improves choice for consumers. However, there's a big catch that Apple hasn't shared publicly.
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Apple's Limits on Third-Party 'Find My' Integration Under Scrutiny

Apple's Limits on Third-Party 'Find My' Integration Under Scrutiny

4 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple last month introduced the new " Find My " Network Accessory Program, built to allow third-party products to work with Apple's own ‌Find My‌ app. While Apple's AirTags have yet to be formally announced, this program was seen as a way for Apple to level the playing field with competing Bluetooth location trackers, like Tile, and avoid accusations of Apple monopolizing the market.
In a new report today by The Washington Post , there are more aspects to this program that haven't been previously detailed, including far stricter rules for third-party companies using the ‌Find My‌ app...
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