Hey there, curious gadgeteer! You know those tiny AirTags you’ve cleverly tucked into your backpack, wallet, and maybe your tortoise’s shell for those notorious garden escapades? Well, Apple’s playing secret Santa again with a mystery firmware update 2A61, but it’s like a VIP party invite that’s lost in the mail—you’ll get it, just not anytime soon.
Apple’s as tight-lipped about this as your grandma when you ask for her secret cookie recipe. The last update gave us a shake-up on the accelerometer, and before that, a serious stance on anti-stalking. This time? Who knows! Maybe it’s just an extra sprinkle of digital magic, or perhaps it’s a clandestine bug squash.
Don’t start hitting that refresh button just yet. The AirTag update rollout is slower than a snail on a leisurely Sunday stroll. It’s a trickle-down tech-nomenon with a select few getting the golden ticket this week, and the rest of us mere mortals in the coming weeks, with a Thanksgiving pause because even firmware needs to gobble some turkey.
Want to see if your AirTag hit the update jackpot? Just pop open the Find My app, tap your way to the Items tab, and give your AirTag a tap-tap. There you’ll find your firmware’s digits, hanging out with the serial number.
Apple’s AirTag: It’s like a homing pigeon for your stuff, but way cooler. Small enough to disappear in your pocket and smart enough to make lost keys a thing of the past. The setup’s a breeze, the Find My network’s a detective on standby, and with precision finding, you’ll zero in on your gear like a tech-savvy bloodhound.