Why the Apple Smart Home Makes Sense

Why the Apple Smart Home Makes Sense
The rumors have been flying over the last week that Apple is planning on releasing their own Apple Smart Home technology at the World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) on Monday. This could mean big things for 3rd party hardware and application developers, but could mean even more to Apple’s bottom line. With a world of options Read more…

Coachella to Feature iBeacon Tech

iBeacon
In December of 2013, Apple launched iBeacon and enabled it in their stores. iBeacon uses Bluetooth and the Apple Store App in order to gather location-based information from iPhone users. While the technology has received mixed reviews – while it is a very cool concept (especially for retailers), some find privacy to be an issue. Read more…

Apple iBeacon: Cool or Creepy?

ibeacon meme
This past Friday Apple enabled location-aware transmitters in all of their U.S. retail stores. Called iBeacon, this service works via Bluetooth and the Apple Store App for the iPhone to get location-based information when arriving at one of their stores. The iBeacon system is far more precise than GPS-based methods for finding exactly where someone Read more…