Introducing GroundControl Launchpad 4.1

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Pairing nicely with a glass of iOS 11 As promised, today we have released GroundControl Launchpad 4.1. This release brings compatibility with iOS 11, which (surprise!) also arrives today. Launchpad 4.1 should also work well with iOS 9 and iOS 10, of course. This release was possible thanks to loads of changes from our dev & testing by our QA … Read More

Announcing GroundControl 4.0

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Today we are announcing the general availability of GroundControl 4.0, with a new Launchpad look, and previews of our Enterprise-only Smart Hub and Self Heal features. Here’s a rundown of the marquee features. Launchpad Makover Our Launchpad used to have a look that only a mother could love. Now we hope Dad can love it too. Besides being more attractive, we now show more … Read More

GroundControl Solutions, Inc. Issued First Patent

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Patent covers system for cloud-managed mobile device administration NEW YORK – AUGUST 2, 2017 – GroundControl Solutions, Inc., developer of mobile device management solutions for healthcare and enterprise organizations, was issued US Patent 9,705,738 B2 by the United States Patent & Trademark Office. GroundControl’s new patent covers an improved architecture for cloud-managed mobile device management (MDM). The proprietary technology eases … Read More

GroundControl 3.5.1

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Today’s release includes: Resolved an issue activating cellular iPads that do not have SIM cards installed. Smart hub features on Windows are not enabled by default. To enable, read the instructions here. Fixed a reliability issue on Windows that could cause the Launchpad to crash.

About iOS 11 Beta

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We attended Apple’s developer conference this month, and were excited to see all that’s new in iOS 11. And of course we immediately began testing it with GroundControl. At this time, iOS 11 is not compatible with GroundControl. Our priority has been shipping GC 3.5. Meanwhile, we’ve already have most things working in our labs, and we don’t expect to have … Read More

Announcing GroundControl 3.5

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Lots and lots and lots and lots of improvements Today we released GroundControl 3.5, which contains all of the improvements below. If you like anything on this (LONG!) list, please let us know. We love the feedback. Big Improvements New routines for activating devices; so should immediately see fewer activation errors. We know you’ve all been seeing these over the last … Read More

GroundControl 3.4.2

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Today’s release includes: Fixes to support AirWatch 9.1 (thanks Mark, Tyson, & especially Robert) Fixes for Citrix XenMobile (thanks, Adam & Joe) Support for multiple levels of children in the organization hierarchy, for our enterprise customers (thanks, Erin & Dan) New Launchpad setting to trigger recovery mode on unpaired devices; useful for our device recyclers (thanks, Luke) Removed an unintended … Read More

Announcing GroundControl 3.4

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We have another release for you this morning, chock-full of new features and improvements. Be sure to update your Launchpads to the latest release to get all the new features. Workflow Folders The marquee feature this month! Many of our customers have dozens or even hundreds of workflows, and they’ve waited patiently for this feature. To create folders and move … Read More

Apple’s new Tethered Caching is so good (you may want to buy some Macs)

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Tethered caching is a major new system from Apple to speed up device provisioning, app installs and app updates. It’s most helpful in places where many iPhones and iPads are clustered together, such as healthcare, retail, and hospitality. But it only works if you have updated iPhones and Macs (yes, Macs). Tethered caching provides two separate but related features: tethered networking & app … Read More

Announcing GroundControl 3.3.1

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Today we released GroundControl 3.3.1, which fixes a few bugs and improves performance. Here’s a list of what changed: We improved the way we identify iOS versions eligible for updates. The Launchpad didn’t like waking up from sleep (kinda like my son). It is better now, and more changes are planned for 3.4. We fixed some confusing behavior when working … Read More