New evidence indicates Apple AirTags will land soon

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New evidence shows AirTags closer than ever to release
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Newly leaked screenshots depict an updated AirTags section in the “Find My” app. Although they are referred to by their codename “B389,” the screenshots show how AirTags findability will work.

AirPods are the rumored item tracker tags which promise to help users to locate bags, keys, and assorted other valuables.

“Keep track of your everyday items,” the screenshot notes. Underneath it reads: “Tag your everyday items with BS89 and never lose them again.” An additional screenshot shows the setup process. This involves bringing the tag within range of your iPhone so that it can be recognized.

Apple has secured the AirTags trademark

This isn’t the day’s only bit of AirTag-related news, either. Another report notes that Apple has purchased the rights to the name AirTag.

A group called ISBC reportedly sold the “AirTag” trademark to Apple. ISBC has confirmed that it has sold the trademark, but has not revealed who bought it. The group describes itself as, “The leading smart card and RFID tag manufacturer in Russia.” In a statement, it noted that:

“ISBC group of companies have decided to bet on enhancing development of its own products under a single namesake trademark ISBC. This rebranding decision is very much conditioned by international deal on assignment of the trademark AIRTAG.”

This is just the latest piece of the puzzle referring to Apple’s launch of AirTags. Evidence of this product has been found in various iOS 13 versions. Apple has yet to reveal when it might be released. However, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has suggested that it is likely to be very soon.

Source: MacRumors and RBC (via MacRumors)