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As the end of 2019 comes to a close and we enter a new decade, I can’t help look back and think how much technology has evolved in the last ten years, which excites me (probably more than it should) for the next decade.  In the age of technology, it seems that everything around us…

Here at Purple, we have a reputation for breaking new ground. We were the first mover in our market, delivering a unique WiFi and analytics solution to business and venues around the world that provides them with customer insights and marketing tools for real world spaces. Tomorrow, Tuesday March 28th, will mark another first for…

In-Store WiFi: Are you using it to it’s full potential?

Every day, millions of us use our smartphones, laptops, tablets, and wearable technology to connect to public WiFi access points (WAP). Ultimately, we expect to be connected wherever we go, and rely on established venues like shopping malls, department stores, and chain stores to provide us with reliable and secure in-store WiFi. With so many…

Young coders set to conquer Purple challenge in local hackathon

Following the success of last year’s event, Purple’s development team is once again set to help school children in Greater Manchester develop their coding and programming skills at the 2017 Tameside Hackathon. The Tameside Hackathon, which kicks off today, gives children aged 12 to 18 years-old the chance to get competitive with their coding, digital…

Dom's Story: Setting Up Purple in South America

Hello! I’m Dominic, and I’m the Senior Technical Support Engineer at Purple – Intelligent Spaces. This past November, I was given the opportunity to travel to Chile in South America as part of my role with Purple. Getting the chance to visit the other side of the world, soak up the sun, experience a new…

Acuative becomes a Purple Certified Partner to attract new opportunities in retail

Purple, the intelligent spaces company, today announced its certified partnership with Acuative, a global provider of IT and networking support services, based in New Jersey. Acuative helps both public and private sector organisations manage and service their information technology, data, cloud and voice networks. With offices located in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East,…

2016’s Big Fat List of IoT Gadgets

Now that 2016 is coming to a close, it’s easy to see why this year has been THE year for making the Internet of Things a bigger part of our lives. More and more connected gadgets have sprung up to make previously ‘dumb’ things smart. In no particular order (because ain’t nobody got time for…

The effects on children and the internet

Like it or not, children and the internet go hand-in-hand and the digital world plays a massive part in most youngsters day-to-day lives. Most kids know how to answer a question by completing a Google search instead of asking their parents and most toddlers know how to swipe a screen on a smartphone. This may add to the…

Top 5 Tech Trends from CES 2016

176,000 attendees and almost 3,7000 companies including 400 start-ups. It can only be CES (The International Consumer Electronics Show), where trends at the very cutting edge of the tech industry are brought to life in the deserts of Nevada. Amidst the sea of awesome gadgets and gizmos on display, making sense of it all can be…

ITGL announces agreement with Purple WiFi

  ITGL has signed an agreement with innovative social WiFi provider, Purple WiFi, which will see the addition of cloud-based guest WiFi and location analytics solutions to its portfolio of products. ITGL specialises in networking, unified communications and collaboration technologies. Customers are based across the UK and span all sectors. They trust ITGL to provide…

If you are reading this then you probably use the internet a fair bit (or perhaps nearly all day, everyday). But, not everyone is as tech savvy as you!  Did you know that some people don’t know the difference between the internet and the WWW? Some even don’t know what WWW stands for. For example,…

Smart Cities Guest Blog: I'm building a time machine by Alison L

I’m building a time machine Hurrah according to Google it’s the year of the automated car. I’m twitching the curtains waiting for it to arrive. Then again, I’m not sure I’d like to be driven around at 25 miles an hour, a speed just slow enough to feel uncomfortable when passing pedestrians. Is it like…

7 ways technology has developed over the last 10 years

The world of technology has massively changed over the last decade. We take a look at just how far we’ve come, with our top seven technology advancements list. 1) Smartphones With our smart phones we can now do almost anything that we can do with our home laptop. A recent stat we read told us that…

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