The Hone for iPhone keeps your keys from straying too far from your side

The Hone for iPhone keeps your keys from straying too far from your side
It’s happened to all of us at one point or another. One moment, you momentarily place your keys somewhere, and at the next, you simply cannot find them whatsoever. It’s as if it suddenly vanished out of thin air, right? Well people, if you happen to own an iPhone 4S or new iPad, losing your keys will seemingly be a thing of the past thanks to “The Hone.”

As it name implies, it’s a device that’ll literally hone in to your missing keys. Specifically, it’s a Bluetooth 4.0 device that you attach to your keys, and when combined with its iOS app, you’ll be able to track them down. Essentially, all you need to do is run the app, walk around the vicinity for the app to sync with the Hone’s built in sensor, which will then guide you to its exact location – like as if you’re searching for buried treasure.

Since it’s a Bluetooth device, there’s still a limitation of how far you’ll be able to track down your missing keys – and in this case, it’s within 150 feet. Being Bluetooth 4.0 and all, the unique thing about Hone’s offering versus some offerings in the past, is the fact that its battery can last six months before needing a replacement.

Right now, the Hone is being funded as a Kickstarter project, and from the looks of it, the nifty gadget easily surpassed its goal of accumulating $46,000. For those of you interested, you can put in a pledge of $49, which will grant you a unit of your own – battery included!

source: Kickstarter

Related phones

iPhone 4s
  • Display 3.5" 640 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Apple A5, Dual-core, 800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
iPad 3
  • Display 9.7" 2048 x 1536 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Apple A5X, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 11560 mAh



1. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Sweet idea. Hope it comes to Android.

2. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

android welcomes but people ll start saying '' copy cat'' lol

4. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

People can say whatever they want ;P

9. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

i know dear. but they fight like baby. "my iphone'' ''my android'' etc

3. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

I haven't lost a key since I was 11. Locked out until mom got home from work... then had to deal with the repercussions for losing the key. Lesson learned. Haven't lost a key in decades. For those prone to misplacing things, I would suggest getting one of these things. Or face the wrath of Mom!

5. dvsmik3

Posts: 17; Member since: Apr 05, 2012

What happens when you lose your phone and keys?

7. bbblader

Posts: 590; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

that means someone stole them from you bro or you're just bad luck brian

6. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Great idea! I haven't really lost my keys in years either, but I have misplaced them around the house a few times and ran around like a chicken with my head cut off trying to find them. If I had an iPhone or iPad 3, I would get it. Now with that said... Hi, Kat!!! (She's so hot)

8. fraydoe

Posts: 57; Member since: Dec 27, 2011

looks like a dev listened to one of my comments on here a while back... good job guys

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