Apple's iBeacon tracks, guides shoppers

Apple stores use Bluetooth to message your iPhone, Spotify may launch a free mobile streaming option next week, and we get a peek at Razer's leaked iPhone game controller.

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In this episode of CNET Update:

- Try out the iOS 7 iBeacon technology at an Apple Store, provided you have Bluetooth switched on. Companies are beginning to test iBeacons to communicate with customers in different locations of a store.

- See if Spotify launches a free mobile version of its streaming music service next week.

- Take a peek at Razer's upcoming iPhone game controller with photos posted by @Evleaks.

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