Details about Apple's upcoming RFID tracking tag leak online

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Apple is expected to hold its annual event sometime in September 2019. The company is rumoured to launch new iPhone(s), iPad and probably give us updates on Macbooks as well.

However, one gadget is something that might be new for Apple. According to some information found in an internal iOS 13 build, Apple is expected to introduce new RFID tags. These tags usually help people track their personal items and make sure they don’t lose things like keys and wallets. The internal build uses phrases like “tag your everyday items” and “never lose them again” which confirms a tracking tag. MacRumors was first to notice this in an internal build and they even managed to pull out an image of the accessory.

The tag works simply by beeping when you have been far from the tag so you don’t forget wallets or backpacks in restaurants or at your friend’s house. We assume that the tag will support geofencing so you can set it to automatically disable in some places like your home. The users can also put the tracker in “lost mode” which will use iPhone and Find my Phone to track the tag. Finally, Apple will also add an AR mode which will help users follow the path to find their tags.

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