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$29 AirTag helps photographer find $7,000 in stolen hardware

$29 AirTag helps photographer find $7,000 in stolen hardware

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What you need to know An Australian man was able to recover stolen items thanks to AirTags. AirTags were attached to a laptop bag and camera, allowing them to be located. The items were stolen from the man's car. A stolen camera and laptop bag both had AirTags attached. Apple's AirTag has helped an Australian photographer get his hands on $7,000 of stolen camera gear that was nabbed from his car while parked at a hotel. While it's fair to say that AirTags have found themselves on the receiving end of some bad press — they've been used to stalk people and property — it's important to remember that they can be invaluable, too. According to local news, Sydney resident Graham Tait was on vacation in South Australia when the gear what taken from his car. A laptop bag and camera were stolen — both had AirTags. "I used the Find My app and tracked the missing items down to a room in the hotel we are staying in," the man told 9News. When he opened the Apple "Find My" app, the...

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