The company announced today that it has expanded its Find My network to third-party gadget makers. Those manufacturers can now build products with support for Find My, allowing users to find their non-Apple belongings on the network where support is included. Apple said newer products that will have this capability will be available starting early next week. Support for non-Apple products in the Find My app was first spotted in the third beta for iOS 14.5.
The first manufacturers to include support on new products include VanMoof, Belkin, and Chipolo. For VanMoof, both its S3 and X3 e-bikes will have support on the Find My network, while Chipolo’s One Spot item finder and Belkin’s Soundform Freedom True Wireless Earbuds will also be supported. They’ll be located under a new Items tab within the Find My app. Read more