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10 Ways that iPads are Transforming Retail

<i>Andrew Yates is the head of iOS at Buffer, a smarter way to share your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn posts. You can contact him on Twitter, where he is @ay8s.</i><p>Ever since the introduction of the iPhone and iPad, people have found amazing ways to use the devices and with the arrival of iOS 7, the new …

iBeacon goes mainstream with Macy’s roll-out, likely before it hits Apple Stores

Apple’s iBeacon system is to get its first retail launch in Macy’s branches in Union Square, San Francisco and Herald Square, NYC, within the next few weeks, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>.<p>Apple will of course be using the system in its own retail stores, though likely after the Macy’s launch. Macy’s is already …

iBeacons Now Let You Read Free Coffee-Shop Newspapers And Magazines On Your iPad

You know how you walk into a coffee shop or bar, order a refreshing beverage and then grab a newspaper or magazine to read? Now, thanks to Apple’s iBeacons, you can do the exact same thing, only you can peruse the provided periodicals on your iPad or iPhone.<p>London-based Exact Editions is a …

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Google Wallet for iPhone updates with single sign-on, more

Google Wallet has been updated, adding single sign-in support, and the ability to add credit and debit cards more easily. Single sign-in, present in …

Big Retailers Begin Rolling Out iBeacon Trials

As Apple rolls out its iBeacon technology across its Retail Stores and investigates using it to enable mobile payments, a number of large retailers are testing the technology in their establishments.<p>Today, Shopkick announced it would be starting an iBeacon trial at 100 American Eagle stores in the …