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Apple's iBeacon launches today at all 254 Apple Stores

0. phoneArena posted on 06 Dec 2013, 12:54

Those sporting an Apple iPhone orApple iPad while shopping at any of the 254 brick and mortar Apple Stores, should start receiving notifications today on their handset as they shop. Which notifications will be sent to each device will depend on where in the store the shopper is standing. Last month, we told you all about Apple's plan to use iBeacon to enhance the shopping experience at its stores...

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posted on 06 Dec 2013, 13:32 4

1. brrunopt (Posts: 742; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)

iBeacon , sponsored by NSA

posted on 06 Dec 2013, 13:43 4

2. Caralho (Posts: 119; Member since: 18 Jun 2012)

How innovative!!! ANother way to bug the ifans with dozens of junk texts urging them to buy the latest overpriced icrap...go figure.

posted on 06 Dec 2013, 14:00 2

3. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013)

did anyone other than me misread that as iBacon ?

posted on 06 Dec 2013, 17:58

4. spectrums (Posts: 127; Member since: 14 Nov 2013)

Garbage Super Gimmick Apps!!!

posted on 07 Dec 2013, 15:13

5. Ashoaib (Posts: 3229; Member since: 15 Nov 2013)

Wow what an innovation... this is called true innovation bcoz apple has done it... by the way where is the paten for this cutting edge technology?

posted on 07 Dec 2013, 16:29

6. suneeboy (Posts: 201; Member since: 02 Oct 2012)

This is not an Apple thing its a corporate thing. Soon you'll see many more companies doing this. I think Macy's is already getting involved. Google does the same exact thing, by showing you adds by location, and tracking you with Google Now. Stop being fanboy trolls and realize what the hell is going on around you.

posted on 08 Dec 2013, 11:16

7. Brewski (Posts: 431; Member since: 05 Jun 2012)

What happens if the Bluetooth is turned off on my iPad will it still receive these messages? I never turn the Bluetooth on because I don't have anything to connect it to.

posted on 15 Dec 2013, 21:06

8. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013)

probably not, since it works via BT

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