tracker

We’ve all seen the small Bluetooth tracking tiles that you can attach to your keys, your bag, your wallet, etc. These small tracking devices pair with your phone and will alert you when there is too much distance between you and the item. Now you can add a couple extra points to your geek-cred score… Read More

I have watched with great interest the Bluetooth tracker segment of the gadget market for some time.  I have tried to figure out how I would use such gadgets in my own life, and have wondered just how well they work.  So I got my hands on the $19.99 MYNT Bluetooth tracker and put it… Read More

XY Find It review

There seem to be dozens of finder/tracker devices available on the market now. Obviously, this is a common problem.  I wonder how many hours are spent searching for lost things?  If we could recover all, or even some of the hours spent by every man, woman, and child looking for lost keys, wallets, coats, dogs… Read More

In 2004, Newsweek printed that, “According to a study conducted by a Boston marketing firm, the average American burns 55 minutes a day–roughly 12 weeks a year–looking for things they know they own but can’t find.”  It makes sense that in the last 12 years this number may have changed, given that the average American is more likely… Read More

It’s been a few years since the first wireless trackers seemed poised to make lost keys and other items a thing of the past. Having tried and been disappointed by several of the foremost available devices, I was excited to see if Tintag could deliver on the promise.   First funded on Indiegogo in November… Read More

I lose my keys far more often than a responsible adult should. After doing so for the umpteenth time, I decided I needed a way to locate them quickly. I recently discovered Tile, a poker chip sized tracker, that connects to your phone via Bluetooth. It’s small enough to fit on your keyring, in your… Read More

Smart Unit says that 90,000 pieces of luggage are mishandled and from that 3,000 pieces are definitely lost each day.  They have created a smart luggage tracker that can help you locate your luggage anywhere in the world where a cell phone GSM/GPRS network is available, even when the airline has no idea where it is… Read More