Apple starts iBeacon product certification under ‘Made for iPhone’ program

In a push for wider iBeacon adoption, Apple on Tuesday released specification requirements under the “Made for iPhone” program for third-party manufacturers looking to build products incorporating the Bluetooth LE-based technology. According to Apple’s “Made for iPhone” program website, OEMs with products meeting the newly instituted criteria can now ask for iBeacon branding from Apple, opening the…

iOS 6 Features

  Apple has released its newest mobile operating system, iOS 6, and it is now available for download. Updating your device is as simple as connecting it to your computer and using iTunes to download the program. Another way to update is to select the “Settings” app, then select the “General” option. In “General” there…

Should you upgrade to the iPhone 5?

  When Apple introduced the iPhone 5 on Wednesday—with its taller screen, faster networking, and new Lightning port—iPhone owners everywhere faced a common question: Is it worth an upgrade? As with so much in life, the answer is a definite maybe. Apple will start accepting iPhone 5 pre-orders on September 14. Before the virtual lines start queuing…