“Mom, can I have an Apple AirTag?” “No, we have an AirTag at home!”

At home:

In an announcement with timing that can only be described as “unfortunate,” T-Mobile has revealed its self-branded SyncUP TRACKER. It’s a little plastic gadget that includes both a GPS radio and an LTE connection, meaning you don’t have to rely on Bluetooth or a mesh network of devices to find it. It’s a lot larger than more localized trackers from Apple, Samsung, or Tile, but that always-on connection should be worth it if you’re hoping to track things like luggage or vehicles.

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