Tile Comes to Android: Poised to Further Expand the World’s Most Popular Lost & Found Network
Tile announces fulfillment of all pre-orders and Android availability for most popular mobile devices including LG Nexus 5, Galaxy S5, and HTC One
San Mateo, Calif. – (December 17, 2014) – Today Tile , the tiny wearable for the things you never want to lose, announces the launch of its Android app, now available for download on the Google Play store. Tile is also announcing that it is fulfilling orders immediately as all prepaid orders (pre-orders), which began shipping to backers in May 2014, have been shipped to all customers who have confirmed their shipping address.
The app will work on most devices running Android 4.4+ and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE 4.0) and has been optimized for the Galaxy S5, Nexus 4, Nexus 5, HTC One and HTC One M8 . Tile plans to support more Android devices in the future. Tile’s launch on Android will dramatically extend Tile’s global network which is currently the largest worldwide. Download Tile for Android here .
“We’ve been working incredibly hard on building our app for Android, and we are thrilled to finally deliver it to consumers,” said Tile’s co-founder and COO Mick Farley. “Tile is about saving people time and helping them keep track of their belongings better. The Android platform represents about 85 percent of the global smartphone market, so by expanding to Android we are empowering almost anyone with a smartphone to join our ever-expanding community and help our existing user base find lost items through our Mark as Lost feature.”
With all pre-orders fulfilled, Tile has begun shipping orders immediately on its website and Amazon.com, making it even faster and easier for consumers to order and receive their Tiles. Tile is priced at $25 on the company’s website , and is now also available via the Amazon Wearable Technology store.
Tile is a small Bluetooth tracking beacon that works with your iOS or Android devices to help people find their belongings. Simply attach Tile to any item you don’t want to lose such as your keys, wallet, purse, or ID badge so you always know where they are. When users cannot find a Tiled item, they can use the companion app to locate it within a certain radius or mark it as lost which activates the entire Tile network for crowdsourced search. Tile is giving people across the globe back the precious minutes of their lives that were previously spent searching for things they lost.
Tiles can be purchased on the company’s website at: http://www.thetileapp.com
Tiles can also be ordered through Amazon at: http://amzn.to/1rSEcI3
Tile is a tiny wearable for anything you never want to lose, and has created the world’s largest lost and found network. Tiles are simple, sleek, and can be placed on valuable things like keys, wallets, purses, computers, and luggage to give users peace of mind knowing their items can always be found. It’s fun, fast and easy to find your Tiled items by seeing its last known location, or playing Tile’s distinctive melody. Members of the Tile community passively help one another by creating local search parties that effortlessly help find the stuff that somehow got away. Tile is based in San Mateo, CA and is on a mission to give everything in the world the ability to communicate and connect.
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