Can Geofencing And Beacons Work Together For Your App?

Can Geofencing and Beacons Work Together for Your App?

Spoiler alert –  they can. Geofencing and beacons are both technologies that can be used for location based targeting and can complement each other. However, it is important to understand the similarities of and the differences between these technologies to be able to make the best use of them. Read on to find out what they are and what’s the right way to enhance your mobile marketing with geofencing and beacons.

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Release Notes August 2016: Home Page In Dashboard & Bulk Geofence Upload

Release Notes August 2016: Home Page in Dashboard & Bulk Geofence Upload

Our dashboard has undergone quite some changes this sprint; we have been busy building a new home screen on our dashboard! We now also support a bulk geofence upload, which allows you to easily download a template if you want to import a lot of geofences or beacons. Our dashboard also has received a lot of minor changes, like improved placeholders and clearer segmentation property names. Read all about it down below.

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How To Manage Resources For Background Processes In IOS

How to Manage Resources for Background Processes in iOS

A lot of app functionalities can run in the background. However, nowadays mobile devices still come with a limited amount of RAM. The working memory has to be shared with the operating system and other apps running on the device. Mobile devices also come with relatively small batteries. Performing actions in the background may reduce the battery time of these devices and could cause your app to look bad, because it shows up high in the list of battery consuming apps. So, when you run in the background, managing resources is important. This post will show you how to manage resources for background processes in iOS.

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Release Notes May 2016: Segmentation Based On User Preferences & More

Release Notes May 2016: Segmentation Based on User Preferences & More

A new release today of our plugin as well as updates to our dashboard. One thing we’ve added is the segmentation based on user preferences, for instance, segment on people who have a certain brand as one of their favorites. We’ve added better debugging information to our plugin as well, the debug log now contains device specific information, such as type and OS version. The dashboard analytics have been through a makeover, being split into notifications, geotriggers and reports. Read more about all this in these release notes.

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