Last week Apple rolled out their iBeacon technology across all of its retail stores. If you haven’t heard about iBeacon, it is a basically a tiny bluetooth transmitter that pushes notifications to your mobile devices when you are within its range. Apple is currently using it to push store discounts, a way for you to check the upgrade eligibility for your phone, and as a way for you to make purchases on your mobile device in store without having to have an Apple genius (Apple’s store clerks) do it for you.
We all know that Steve Jobs changed the way we compute, listen to music, and watch movies. The Macintosh 128k, that my dad brought home, was the first computer I ever used. Steve Jobs was the Thomas Edison of our time and he will be greatly missed, but never forgotten. Below are some interesting facts I dug up in remembrance of him.