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Technology Tile updates line of trackers, adds new Sticker as Apple rumors persist

18:00  08 october  2019
18:00  08 october  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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With Apple ’s rumoured tracker on the horizon, Tile steps up its 2019 holiday game. The new Tile Sticker is unsurprisingly a tracker that you can, well, stick to things. Tile ’s examples for use include plastic crates, remotes, cameras and outdoor gear, though the image of one stuck on the outside of

Amid rumors that Apple is developing a Tile -like accessory that will help users keep track of their personal belongings, Tile today announced a new smart tracker called the Sticker , along with an updated Tile Slim. About the size of a quarter, the Tile Sticker is the company's smallest tracker to

As rumors continue to surface about Applepotentially launching a rival,Tile is continuing to update its portfolio of smart trackers. On Tuesday the location company introduced a series of updates to existing products while adding a new "Sticker " smart tracker, all of which are available now.

a video game remote control: Tile's new Sticker is designed to be placed on smaller items. Tile© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Tile's new Sticker is designed to be placed on smaller items. Tile

On the "newer" side of things, Sticker is a new miniature designed to be placed on small items like remotes or outdoor gear. The device, which retails for $40 for a 2-pack or $60 for a 4-pack, has a three-year battery life, 150 feet of range, is waterproof and features adhesive tape on the back to keep it physically connected to the surface you stick it to.

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Tile next to placeholder image for Apple 's item tracker in iOS 13 via 9to5Mac. It is unclear if and when Apple plans to release the item tracker , which is only known by its B389 codename, but one possibility is that it arrives alongside new iPhones and the public release of iOS 13 in September.

The new Sticker is perhaps the most interesting 2019 products from Tile . The Tile Sticker is the companies smallest ever design and comes with 3M adhesive for discreetly attaching it to your most The Tile Pro is the tracking company’s most powerful Bluetooth tracker and the specs back it up.

a hand holding a cell phone: Tile's updated Slim is now the size of a credit card. Tile© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Tile's updated Slim is now the size of a credit card. Tile

In addition to Sticker, Tile is also updating its Slim, Mate and Pro trackers.  On Slim, the company has shrunk down the $30 tracker to the size of a credit card as opposed to a square to better fit in wallets. It also has made it twice as loud, improved the range to 200 feet and has a three-year battery life.

a video game remote control: Tile's new Sticker is designed to be placed on smaller items. © CNET

Tile's new Sticker is designed to be placed on smaller items.

The Mate line, which starts at $25 for single tracker, has been updated to now offer 200 feet of range (50 feet more than before) and the Pro, which starts at $35 for a single tracker, now covers up to 400 feet in range. Both the Mate and Pro have one year, replaceable batteries.

As with other Tile trackers they connect to your device through Bluetooth and not the ultrawideband technology that's been rumored to be at the center of Apple's rumored trackers.

Tile's community, however, is robust and if an item is marked as lost any other Tile can help find it and notify the owner which the company says has helped it recover "more than 90% of items marked as lost."

Tile's latest trackers are available now at a host of retailers including Best Buy, Amazon, Home Depot, Lowe's and Target and Tile's website.

Tile’s $59 multipacks come with a free Google Nest Mini or Amazon Echo Dot at Best Buy .
This deal is active for the rest of the year or until supplies run dryAt Tile, you can get an eight-pack of Stickers, along with a free Google Nest Mini, for $99.99. This is a savings of about $60 over the usual price of $59.96, which is great if you want a bunch of trackers for yourself or to gift to other people. Each Sticker tracker has an IPX7 water resistance rating and three-year battery life, making them easy to set and forget.

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