bluespots 1.4 for iOS - Discover. Friends. Around You

January 15, 2015 in Social Networking (F)

[] Bangalore, India - Brainstorm is pleased to announce the release of bluespots 1.4, an update to their social networking app developed for iPhone and iPad devices. Providing real-time location updates, distance and direction, bluespots allows you to discover your friends around you using Bluetooth LE. If your friends are on your contacts and they are also using the bluespots application, you will be able to discover them and so will they discover you. bluespots can discover and notify you even it is in background.

bluespots works by using the user's phone number as an identity. So if you are on bluespots, then your friends who have you as their contacts will be able to discover you using bluespots. You will be able to discover other bluespots users, which are not on your contacts, based on the privacy settings of you and other user. You can call, send message or connect with them on WhatsApp, by selecting the discovered friends, right from the bluespots app.

"Ever wondered you are in a busy place like shopping mall, market, restaurant, club, bar or a pub and wanted to find who is around or wanted to discover your friends nearby. bluespots is an answer to this," explained Dushyant Gaur, founder of Brainstorm

bluespots is based on Bluetooth tehnology and doesn't require clear skies, and even works inside buildings. It doesn't require any Bluetooth pairing or configuration. You just need to keep your device bluetooth on. Since it is based on Low Energy, it is optimised for power consumption and will not drain your device battery. In version 1.4, bluespots can now discover and notify you even if it is running in background. You can turn on background discovery from settings.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPad
* Requires iOS 7.0 or later
* Optimized for iPhone 5, 6/6 Plus
* 8.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Discover. Friends. Around You. bluespots 1.4 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Social Networking category.

Brainstorm is an early stage technology startup with a motive of translating real simple ideas into products which can bring value to life. When technology and life collide, you'll always find a great story. The company is focused on building innovative products which can be the keys to unlocking, capturing and creating incredible new life experiences. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 Brainstorm All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.


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