Tag: tracking

[Update: ‘AirTag’ name, more] Everything we know about Apple’s Tile-like item tracking device

With iOS 13 and macOS Catalina, Apple introduced an all-new “Find My” application that makes it easy to locate your devices and friends. Back in April, 9to5Mac exclusively reported that… Read more »

Apple Watch sleep tracking revealed: sleep quality, battery management, more

There’s been a lot of speculation about Apple Watch sleep tracking, especially after Apple acquired Beddit, manufacturer of the Beddit Sleep Monitor product and companion app. Today, 9to5Mac has learned… Read more »

Apple delays policy to limit third-party tracking in kids apps, fields developer concerns

Apple earlier this year announced plans to limit third-party tracking technology in kids apps as part of an initiative to protect youngsters from unwanted advertisements, but the company has delayed… Read more »

Instagram bans ad partner for secretly tracking user locations, saving Stories, more

An extensive new report from Business Insider today details how the marketing startup Hyp3r was able to use Instagram loopholes to garner an incredible amount of information about users. Hyp3r… Read more »

Apple boosts health expertise with children’s asthma tracking startup acquisition

Apple has purchased a small California-based startup called Tueo Health, CNBC reports. The health-focused company further expands Apple’s medical-related portfolio. Here’s how the firm described their mission prior to joining… Read more »

Second-generation AirPods tipped to ship in early 2019 with health tracking features

The second generation of Apple’s AirPods will arrive in the first half of 2019, according to supply chain sources, with the wearable devices expected to include health tracking functionality that… Read more »

Fitbit launches $300 ‘Iconic’ Apple Watch competitor w/ 4+ day battery, sleep tracking, more

Fitbit has officially unveiled its new ‘Iconic’ health and fitness tracker with smartwatch features that compete with the Apple Watch. Fitbit Iconic is priced at $ 299 and is comparable… Read more »

Beddit 3 may offer a sneak peek at sleep tracking on the Apple Watch ‘Series 3’

Beddit’s HealthKit-ready sleep-tracking technology — recently acquired by Apple — works well enough and may be useful for problem sleepers, but is probably a luxury for most people, and more… Read more »