Retrievor vs. Tile GPS devices for lost items

By Posted 22 Oct 2013, 10:58

Are you in the habit of losing certain items or constantly misplacing things spending valuable time searching for them? Well, with a small and easy-to-use GPS device you can keep track of those things of value and make sure you know exactly where they are.

Retrievor vs. Tile GPS devices for lost items

Today we are looking at two devices giving potential consumers a choice when it comes to obtaining a useful device for a number of different things. First up, we are looking at the Retrievor self-charging GPS tracking and retrieving device, which is discussed in detail on the Indiegogo website.

The aforementioned site gives us the impression the Retrievor can track and retrieve almost anything anywhere in the world including suitcases, bags, cars, pets and even people. Near enough the size of a US Quarter and the thickness of 4 stacked together this minute device is ideal for attaching to things that sometimes seem to go walkabout.

Combined with their free iOS, Android and web apps this device can give you that piece of mind and halt those worries about certain things you cannot find. With the Retrievor, users can track specific things with the feature rich applications and the device delivers the findings to you by an email, text or even a ringtone.

Retrievor vs. Tile GPS devices for lost items 2

Another product that has caught our eye is the Tile startup and this is also an ideal solution for misplaced items which can be found with the use of an iPhone app. Highlighting the specs and features, SF Gate discusses this waterproof GPS gadget that can be attached to a number of things including the likes of car keys, laptops, purses and wallets.

The Tile startup can be monitored with the free Tiles iPhone app and anything that wanders anywhere further than a 150-foot range will inform the user with an alarm. In addition, a map on the application will highlight the exact position of your lost item regardless of how many Tile users are within the same location. Available for pre-order at $18.95 The Tile startup is forecast to retail for $25, and although an Android app is in development this device currently works with Apple devices only.

Have you been looking for the ideal device to stop you worrying about losing or misplacing items? If so, one of these two products may be just the gadget you have been looking for.

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  • Mark Able Jones

    Tile app does not have GPS. It has BLE, which is non-directional. Basically, it’s a scam.

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