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When you’re in a hurry to get out the door, there’s nothing worse than finding yourself in a frenzied search for your keys, phone or wallet. Thanks to the geniuses who created Tile Trackers, though, you’ll never have to miss your ride or be late to appointments again just because of absentmindedness.
Just attach these slim Bluetooth devices to your most important items, then sync them up to the Tile app. They’ll help you find your missing stuff instantly—and if you’ve lost your actual phone, just press a button and it will activate a ring tone to locate it.
Meet some of the devices about to help you get your act together in a major way.
Download the Tile app, sync it up to the Tile Mate—20 percent off for a one-pack—then clip the palm-sized gadget to your key ring, purse or any other everyday item. Then rest easy knowing that if you misplace that item, you can simply log into the app and prompt it to sound a (pretty loud) alarm as long as you are within 200 feet of Bluetooth range.
But what if you lose the Tile Mate itself, you ask? An entire, fully anonymous Tile Tracker community is on call to help—these users all have the ability to send location updates to your phone. There’s strength in numbers!
“I normally don't write reviews for products, but the tile is too fantastic not to yell it from the roof tops!,” wrote one self-professed ‘scatterbrain’. “I am always losing my keys or my phone and with the tile it makes it so easy to find my keys in a flash or find my phone. I am thinking about attaching them to everything in my house!”
Want more than one? Get a Tile Mate four-pack for $55, or $15 off at Amazon. That’s a 21 percent savings.
Looking for something a little more compact? The Tile Slim does everything the Tile Mate can do—locate all your lost items in a jiffy, ring your phone, recruit the Tile Tracker community to lend a hand remotely—but this baby works in a sleeker design. That’s right—the Slim can locate any items within 200 feet and fits snuggly in a wallet or smartphone case, so it’s out of the way. Right now, the Tile Slim is 20 percent off.
“This is the best thing I got for my friend who can never find her cane,” wrote a delighted five-star reviewer. “You would think that if someone needs to use a cane, she would always know where it is. But, no, it’s in the other room, in the kitchen or in a corner. So this is great because she can just check her phone and the Tile plays a little tune. Bam, she's got it. Don't ask me how she got away from her cane in the first place though... If she loses anything else, I'm going to glue one to her!”
These tiny Bluetooth trackers have an adhesive strip so you can attach it to nearly any small object. In fact, Tile partnered with 3M, the makers of Post-it notes and Scotch tape, to develop the Tile Sticker.
The Tile Sticker is roughly the size of a quarter, but it’s pretty mighty with a Bluetooth range of 150 feet. Here’s how it works: Simply stick one on any small object like a tablet, skateboard, water bottle or Apple AirPods case and sync it to the Tile mobile app on your smartphone. And that’s it!
Now whenever that item goes missing, you can use the smartphone app to track it down. The Tile Sticker will emit a loud chime to alert you to where the object is in your home or car. Meanwhile, if you ever lose your smartphone, the Tile device will work in reverse to activate your ringtone—even if the phone is on silent. In fact, you can even stick one of these on your cat’s or dog’s collar, so you’ll always know where Kitty or Fido are at all times.
“I needed to connect my cat to Google Home because she was the only ‘device’ that was not connected to Google in my home,” shared a clever shopper. “Before these babies, she was tagged with RF tracker but you can't connect it to Google Home obviously. But now, the future has finally arrived for me and my cat is connected to Google now. All I have to do is to say ‘Hey Google, call my cat,’ and two of her tags (for safety) start to ring so that she knows that I am looking for her.”
Get a four-pack for $50, or $10 off at Amazon. That breaks down to $12.50 per smart sticker.
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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