Phil Wright

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Apple iOS 7.1 Launches Major iBeacon Improvement

iBeacon Now Works When the App Is Closed<p>Apple launched iOS 7.1 today and with it a major, game-changing improvement to iBeacon.<p>As of today, once an …

iBeacon: Is Bluetooth On? And Other Insights from Empatika

What are the biggest challenges in designing experiences around Bluetooth LE beacons? Can we even count on consumers to have Bluetooth on? And can …

Estimote Developer

iBeacon Sets Consumers' Phones to Stun

"Don't over-message your audience," and other advice for merchants excited about Apple's beyond-GPS tech.<p>Few technologies have so quickly captured businesses’ imaginations as iBeacon has. In just a few months, it has gone from an unaddressed bullet in Apple’s WWDC keynote to garnering wide industry …

Apple Releases iBeacon Specification

Apple has quietly rolled out its iBeacon specification as it starts to certify devices that carry the Bluetooth LE standard.<p>Under their MFI program, …

iBeacon Sets Consumers' Phones to Stun

"Don't over-message your audience," and other advice for merchants excited about Apple's beyond-GPS tech.<p>Few technologies have so quickly captured businesses’ imaginations as iBeacon has. In just a few months, it has gone from an unaddressed bullet in Apple’s WWDC keynote to garnering wide industry …

Buying an iBeacon: Guide to Bluetooth LE Devices

Having trouble figuring out all of the options for Beacons and Bluetooth LE devices? You’re not alone.<p>Every day there seems to be a new device or …

Internet of Things

iBeacon and Bluetooth LE: Markers for the Digital Age

Beacons are just a pile of rocks…<p>Guest Post: Richard Grundy, CTO, Techdept<p>So you may well have heard that beacons (in their many formats) are the …

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How we recommend similar posts with an LDA topic model.<p>Flutter proves itself to be a more performant option than previously realized.<p>Identify …

GitHub Flow

Issues with git-flowI travel all over the place teaching Git to people and nearly every class and workshop I’ve done recently has asked me what I …