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Soon you’ll be able to stick iBeacons on anything

Estimote makes iBeacons in little polygon shapes with cool colors and custom designs. Designed to communicate over low-energy Bluetooth, Estimote Beacons can be used to alert nearby smartphones of a specific deal when they enter a shop, for example.<p>But what if different items for sale in that shop …

5 Questions For Beacon Providers

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Mark DiPaola is chairman and co-founder of inMarket.</i><p>From concert venues to your neighborhood grocery store, beacons are ushering in an age of touchless, context-based mobile experiences for savvy consumers. There have been plenty of exciting announcements touting beacons in 2014, and …

Mophie’s Clever New Space Pack Will Double Your iPhone’s Battery And Storage [CES 2014]

LAS VEGAS — Mophie’s Juice Packs are widely considered to be the best battery cases you can get for the iPhone. They attach via Lightning and give you a backup power reserve for long days when a normal charger isn’t available.<p>Today at CES, Mophie unveiled its new lineup for battery cases for the …

10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Dropbox<p>1. "Favorite" Files for Offline Reading<p>2. Use Dropbox as Your Default Documents Folder<p>3. Email …

Pinterest Analytics Platform PinLeague’s New Top Repinners Tool Offers Detailed Insight About Top Followers

In theory, Pinterest is a marketer’s dream come true: 70 million users, mostly young and affluent women, essentially voting for their favorite brands, products and online content. The site, however, offers very limited user analytics. Launched five months ago, Pinterest’s Web Analytics tool shows a …

Pinterest Adds Price Alerts To Turn Aspirational Pins Into Purchases

Pinterest, which has long since served as a place where users collect items they want to buy as well as a leading referral source for e-commerce websites, is today taking another step toward encouraging users to not just aspire, but actually purchase the items they save with the debut of price …

The Pinterest Roadmap Revealed

The rise of Pinterest wasn’t all cocktails and cupcakes. It conquered huge scaling challenges to become the world’s keepsake box. Now as the we ditch the desktop for mobile, how will Pinterest evolve to connect us with the things we love? Today Pinterest’s head of engineering Jon Jenkins gave a …

The HOT Watch Smartwatch’s Unique Trick Turns Your Own Hand Into The Handset [Kickstarter]

The HOT Watch, from Texas-based PH Technical Labs, is the latest project to join the ever-burgeoning smartwatch craze, and it busted out onto Kickstarter today with such a bang it’s already raised half its $150K goal.<p>There’s really a lot going on here — the device packs a near-endless list of …

Tile Raises $2.6M, Surpasses Lockitron As Most Successful Selfstarter Campaign

We were impressed enough with Tile’s unique take on the Bluetooth-enabled tracking device to realize that its little gizmo was going to take off like a Saturn V rocket.<p>Indeed, Tile has now become the most successful Selfstarter campaign by blowing past Lockitron, who created the open-source …

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