iOS 12 is already working!

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GroundControl sent two developers to the WWDC developer conference last week, where Apple announced its annual iOS update. Good news: GroundControl is already working very well with the early betas. iOS 12 focuses on speed and reliability. Any device that can run iOS 11 today will run iOS 12, even the old iPhone 5S and iPad Air. It’s a new … Read More

Welcome GroundControl 4.5.1 (Part 2)

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A.K.A. GroundControl 4.5…Part 2 Today we released “part 2” of our latest version, an update to the Launchpad for Windows and Mac. Today’s update complements last week’s server-only update with a slew of Launchpad-side code. Topping the list is a preview of our most anticipated feature yet. Tap & Go Deters Theft with Device Checkout GroundControl’s Tap & Go is … Read More

GroundControl 4.5 (Part 1)

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Introducing Powerful Wallpaper Management Today we are releasing GroundControl 4.5 (part 1). We are presenting this release in two parts. Part 1, released today is an update to the web management console only. Part 2, coming next week, will be an update to the Launchpad software for Mac and Windows. Today’s update has one really big feature: Powerful wallpaper management. The … Read More

GroundControl 4.4.2 Released

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This morning we released a minor update to both server and Launchpad. GroundControl 4.4.2 fixes a few issues we discovered with Apple’s final release of iOS 11.3. Thank you to the customers who helped us identity these issues. Works around an issue installing wallpaper where high-resolution devices run out of memory (we suspect this is an iOS bug) Improves our ability … Read More

GroundControl 4.4.1

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This morning we released GroundControl Launchpad 4.4.1 for Mac and Windows. This is a bug fix release to correct several regressions we found in version 4.4. – Backups created with Windows iTunes were failing to restore. – The custom option to tune concurrent iOS deployments stopped working, including the automatic tuning for Thundersync hubs. – Improved compatibility with the new … Read More

GroundControl 4.4 is Ready for iOS 11.3

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GroundControl 4.4 is compatible with the soon-to-be-released iOS 11.3, and delivers support for Apple’s newest device management features. No need to wait for your MDM to get upgraded. With GroundControl you can begin using these features today. Use Apple’s new ability to keep over-the-air software updates invisible for 90 days. You can find this in Workflows > Add an Action > … Read More

Visit us at HIMSS18 for a preview of “Tap & Go”, our new check-out solution for shared devices

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For the first time, hospitals can record which employees take which devices, improving accountability among staff and caregivers while providing convenient single sign-on to native apps. Staff can check out iPhones simply by tapping their RFID-enabled ID badges, already a familiar motion. Device Lock is built on top of GroundControl’s popular imaging system for iPhones and iPads. Already used by … Read More

Announcing GroundControl 4.3

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We have a major update today for GroundControl. It’s been three months since our last big release, so our team has a lot to reveal. Read on for highlights. Self Heal Workflows and App Self Heal is a big new feature of GroundControl’s “Pro” tier. If a device is acting up, the user simply flips a switch in the Self … Read More

GroundControl 4.2.1 arrives today

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This morning we released GroundControl 4.2.1, with fixes for a variety of bugs and several small improvements. Important: Launchpad 4.2.1 fixes a bug with Set Name and the soon-to-arrive iOS 11.2. First release of our device Asset Tracking feature, that works with Smart Hubs to record the last-known device location. Let us know if you’d like to evaluate this. When installing iOS, we … Read More

Announcing GroundControl 4.2

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Improved iOS Update Delay Introduced by GroundControl a year ago, iOS Update Delay has given you more control over what version of iOS is installed on your devices. The feature makes it easy to take advantage of the “iOS signing window” Apple provides during upgrade periods. During these periods, you have a choice whether to install the “older” or “newer” … Read More