Boston resident Gene Gorter had his bike stolen exterior his dwelling. Fortunately, he had an AirTag stowed contained in the bike bag which led to a well timed retrieval by the Boston police.
Gorter made contact with the Boston police on July 5 to report the theft. He additionally confirmed the officers that he had an AirTag on it and its location.
The police then discovered the bike, bag and AirTag utilizing an iPhone. It was found close to a garbage can and all the pieces was intact. They surmised that the perpetrator didn’t discover something of worth and thus left the bag and the bike.
Apple AirTags have been introduced through the ‘Spring Loaded’ occasion this yr and comes within the type of a small and round tracker. Apple recommends customers put them on generally misplaced objects reminiscent of backpacks, keys, baggage and others. It’s in the stores at Apple.com or at an Apple Retailer and prices $29.