Hudson’s Bay Company deploys iBeacon experience in The Bay and Lord & Taylor stores

Originally posted on 9to5Mac:
[gallery type="rectangular" ids="1146,1147"] It’s not the first department store with plans for iBeacons, but it’s certainly one of the biggest we’ve seen yet deploying the Bluetooth LE beacons that send shoppers location-aware, targeted notifications. Today Hudson’s Bay Company announced that it’s rolling out an iBeacon shopping experience in some of…

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New “iOS Blocks” Concept Video Imagines How Widgets Could Work On The iPhone And iPad

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
A new iOS concept video and extremely detailed explanation from UX and graphic designer Jay Machalani imagines how Apple’s iOS operating system could have its own version of Android’s widgets or Windows Phone’s “Live Tiles,” by introducing a new interaction that’s sort of in between each. In a blog post titled…