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

💝 Announcing Version 3.3

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A Big Box of Valentine's Day Treats It's been nearly three months since our last big release, and our team has packed a lot into this little package. Many of these features were customer requests, and you know we're always happy to give credit where it's due. Note the Windows and Mac Launchpad upgrade isn't mandatory, but as always we think ... Read More

GC 3.3 arrives February 14 ❤️

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Hey Valentine! Our next release ships on Tuesday, February 14, and we promise more treats than a box of chocolates. Allow us a little tease… Power-ful new feature #1 is a battery level display. (We’re Amped about this.) #2: Specify a minimum battery level for your workflows. (No extra charge.) #3: Start downloading new iOS updates ASAP. (You may like … Read More