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electronic leash

A device that monitors the location of a portable product and alerts the user when it is no longer in range. See phone reminder.

phone reminder

A device that monitors the location of a cellphone and alerts the user when it is no longer in range. Once the phone reminder is paired to the cellphone via Bluetooth, it beeps, blinks or changes color when it cannot communicate with the phone. See Bluetooth pairing.

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The Bringrr ( plugs in and remains in the car's 12-volt outlet. After being paired with the phone, it beeps and turns red if users drive away without it. A USB charging cable can also be plugged into the device to charge the phone.

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