Unlike the stickers of Hello Kitty and She-Ra: The Princess Of Power that Buster and I shrewishly compete to collect, however, the Stick ‘N’ Find Bluetooth stickers are actually pretty useful, although worth every penny as much to collect.
The Stick ‘N’ Find Bluetooth stickers are the result of a successful Indiegogo.com campaign, and they take advantage of Bluetooth 4.0’s low-power mode to make it possible to give owners the ability to just slap a sticker on any gadget they want to be able to track.
For forgetful types, or morons like me who literally can’t go five minutes without empty-headedly distributing the remote control to some arcane or obscure cranny of space-time, this is a killer notion. Once a sticker has been applied to the object of your choosing, you can just load up the Stick ‘N’ find app and, as long as it’s within 100 feet, hone in on where it’s hidden.
I was worried that the Stick ‘N’ Find stickers would have lousy battery life, but the reps here at CES assure me that each one should offer a year’s battery life. Better, once depleted, you can just pop in a fresh watch battery into the sticker to charge it up for another year.
Unfortunately, these stickers are a little expensive. $69 will buy you just two, and $99 will get you four. They are set to go on sale in April.