Apple granted patent for indoor location tracking

Apple granted patent for indoor location tracking

The stage is set for the next big Apple-Google throwdown: indoor location tracking. Apple has just been granted yet another seemingly obvious patent, this time for tracking a device’s location using WiFi access […]
Well of course iOS 7 wants to constantly track your location

Well of course iOS 7 wants to constantly track your location

iOS 7 has something new in store under its Location Services menu. Tap into it, and you’ll find a System Service called Frequent Locations. It’s doing exactly what you think it would do: keeping tabs on where you go and how often you go...
Prepare for indoor iPhone tracking as Apple buys WiFiSLAM

Prepare for indoor iPhone tracking as Apple buys WiFiSLAM

It’s now common practice for the GPS location of your mobile device to be used by certain apps. Your location can help when using a mapping app to navigate to a specific location, for fitness apps that are tracking...
Man accused of hoarding a county’s worth of lost phones due to GPS error

Man accused of hoarding a county’s worth of lost phones due to GPS error

Imagine this scenario: Your phone was lost or stolen, but luckily enough you can still access the GPS remotely. You are able to track it down to a specific address, using a tool like “Find my iPhone.” You drive...