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Can I access my current position from the command line? [duplicate]

Is there a way to access OS X's Location Services from the command line? I'd like to be able to get my current lon/lat in a script, but I haven't been able to work out if it's even possible, let alone ...
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How to simulate location on Safari on OS X

I am developer and I'm trying to simulate a different location other than my own on Safari on OS X (El Capitan). How do I do that? EDIT: This is not a duplicate of how might one spoof geographic ...
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See other's Android location on an iPhone

I have an Android phone (Nexus 6P) and my wife has an iPhone 6. We would like to have the same functionality as Find My Friends offers, without both having iPhones. Thus, we share each other's ...
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Google Now Traffic Information on iOS

The last 2 years I was a heavy Android user, trying to get the best out of my devices with the help of rooting and Tasker. However, the weak stability and reliability of the devices (even if not ...
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iOS 9: How to disable Location Services for specific apps?

It used to be obvious how to enable or disable Location Services on an individual app basis, but today when trying to do this on an iPad running iOS 9 I didn't see any way to do this. Has the feature ...
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Location Services on iPhone 5S

Can anyone trace your exact location if they don't have your cell number? I know turning off location services limits, but if someone doesn't have your phone number, can they still track your ...
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How accurate is share my location [duplicate]

With a cell tower in sight about a 3/4 of a mile away how accurate is the share my location if the phone is in a Walmart
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Enigma: How can my iPad mini without GPS know his location?

I have an iPad mini, non-cellular, without GPS. Yesterday, I had opened the app RATP. In the app, I had a map. I took my iPad outside, in Paris. I opened my iPad. I still had the map. And — surprise, ...
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Are bluetooth and wifi required for location based reminders?

To get location based reminders to work, are bluetooth and wifi required to be enabled or just bluetooth?
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Does Apple's stock Reminders app geofencing work with iBeacons?

I'd like to know whether geofenced reminders in Apple's stock Reminders app can use iBeacons to trigger. My use case is that I'd like to place an iBeacon in my home, and trigger reminders when it is ...
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iOS location based reminders not working accurately

I created a location based reminder to notify me when I leave my house. However, the notification does not pop-up until I am about five miles away. What do I need to do to have the notification pop-up ...
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How accurate is the location detection on the iPhone's Find My iPhone app

How accurate is the GPS on the iPhone's Find My iPhone app? I used Find My iPhone app to track a friend. The first 3 stops were dead on but when it refreshed it showed them to be several streets over ...
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Prevent Maps from changing modes of direction

I was riding my bicycle downtown today listening to music and directions from my phone through my headphones. Since I was riding my bike I wanted walking directions but any time I started picking up ...
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Geotagging with Photos or other app

I've got ~100GB of photos that I've imported into Photos. Photos stayed in place because they are in date related subfolders. I would stay with original sorting as it is more usable with other photo ...
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Can iOS use Wi-Fi to get location even if Wi-Fi is off?

On Android, if the user turns Wi-Fi off, the phone will still scan for nearby Wi-Fi access points to help determine the phone's location (discussed in e.g. this article). Does iOS also have this ...
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Access Mac App Store via VPN

I am pretty new to Macs, but I am not sure that is relevant here. I do use a VPN sometimes (and will do so more). It seems to work OK for browsers, email etc as it should. However, I wanted to change ...
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How can I show geolocation of one specific photo on a map in iOS?

Just changed from Samsung Galaxy 5 to iPhone. Galaxy's feature I liked was click on a photo, then more info, and if the photo was geotagged, it would open a map showing location. I can only show ...
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GPS receiver while in airplane mode? [duplicate]

I've read in multiple places that iOS allows the GPS receiver even in airplane mode. On both my cellular enabled iOS 8 devices (phone and tablet), I've never been able to acquire my location while in ...
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Does the iPhone GPS work in an airplane cruising between 30000-40000 feet?

I have a very basic question: if I enable GPS in my iPhone when in an airplane cruising at an altitude between 30000-40000 feet (roughly 9-12 km), will the GPS actually give valid data? I read a ...
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Downloading photos from iPhone 6s

When taking photos from iPhone, it will display the location of the image where the photo was taken. However when I download the photos to my PC (windows), it does not show up. Is there a way that ...
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What is the function of each of the system location services in iOS?

I'd like to know what functionality I gain or lose by enabling / deactivating each of the services under Settings > Privacy > Location Services > System Services.
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Location services incorrectly reporting location to app

I am using a third party financial app on my iPhone 6, and for some technical reason my iPhone is unable to provide the app the exact location. It always shows that I am not in the UK, because in ...
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Turn off location services automatically, when app is no longer in foreground

I want location services to only be on when certain apps like maps are being used. I understand that maps stays in the background now since ios 8, and thus location services will stay on. Is there a ...
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Do users' Location Services for facebook have to be turned on in order for facebook's Bluetooth Beacon (iBeacon) technology to work?

Based off facebook's information here: https://www.facebook.com/business/a/facebook-bluetooth-beacons and seeing that I've never personally used them, I'm starting to think that in order for facebook'...
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iPhone 4s location

In the past, pictures taken on my iPhone recorded the GPS location. I save photos in Infraview. Recent photos do not show GPS info. I have recently updated to 9.0. I have checked settings on the phone....
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iPhone 6 and iPad picking up different location settings for search and ads

iPad and iPhone think they're in a different country. All ads and searches default to Hong Kong. I have checked my location setting on each device and they're set for Australia and I've cleared the ...
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Can I see a list of location notifications set up through Find my Friends?

I want to know if I have already setup a repeating location (geofence) notification in the Find my Friends app before I create a dupe of an old one. Is there a way to see a list of location ...
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How do I change geolocation of photos in the Photo app?

The thing is, there is a bunch of photos I've taken that are referred at the wrong location. For example: there is a picture of my dad that was taken at my home in Barueri, Brazil and the Photo app ...
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Spoof OS X El Capitan's Location Services

I was pretty excited about the new spotlight features introduced in Yosemite and El Capitan. Unfortunately those features aren't available in my country (India). In some forums I learned that these ...
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How does my iPhone (iOS 9) know that I'm about to drive home?

Since iOS 9, every time I get in my car and start it, I receive a notification that I can expect an x minutes drive to my home. How does the phone know that I'm driving my car? Does it detect motion ...
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After asking to be remembered to return a call, geofence won't go off

When someone called me, I tapped on the "Remind me later" button, I called back without the phone telling me, but I noticed that the geofence icon won't shut off even after resets. Why is this ...
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List of Indoor Positioning enabled locations

At WWDC 2014 Apple announced that the venues listed below would be 'Indoor Positioning Enabled' and that more would be announced soon. Have anymore been announced since WWDC 2014? California Academy ...
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In Safari, how can I allow a site to locate me, after I have refused?

In Safari on iOS 8 on my iPad, I went to a page on the site www.castorama.fr. The page wanted to locate me. So Safari asked me, and I refused (too quickly). Now, I want to accept. 1) How can I ...
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No passcode if at home?

Is there a way to set up the iPhone so that when I'm away from home it requires a lock code, but when I'm at home I don't need a passcode?
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Why does frequent locations not show the maps?

In frequent locations, I have a list of locations, but the map does not pop up. I have a field of squares, with blue circles, but no streets or places. and no map. Anyone Ideas how to resolve this?
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How can my iPhone know my location whilst in airplane mode?

I've been curious about this for awhile. I've seen this happen for multiple versions of the iPhone with multiple apps, but to be specific, today with the iPhone 5s, iOS 9.0 and the Galileo map app, I ...
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After I traveled abroad, my Mac thinks I'm in the wrong timezone

I have selected the option to set the time zone base on my current location. It correctly detects my location (London), but it still keeps the time as New York time. See screenshot image. This is ...
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Make iPhone use GPS-only location services

The question is as simple and clear as it sounds. When celullar data and Wi-Fi are turned off on my iPhone 6, location services work great and I get my location in a moment with a precision of 1-2 ...
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How can I run a script automatically when changing Location?

When I change Location (via System Preferences -> Network or  -> Location), I would like to be able to run a bash script (specifically, an ssh call to start a SOCKS proxy session). Is that possible, ...
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Apple Watch - Passbook “location aware” notification keeps appearing

Ever since I went to a Starbucks and paid with the Passbook app, I keep getting (what I assume is) a location aware notification to use my Starbucks passbook app. The trouble is that I keep getting ...
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Command line app location? (OSX)

I wrote a small tool as a cmd tool. Where should it be placed? Which paths are automatically scanned for searching an app? I want to avoid absolute path, because I have to track it on every system.
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Location services on a macbook pro

How can I set the location on my macbook from a GPS set when out of range of any WIFI signal (e.g. at sea)?
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Using Location services abroad without roaming charges

I have an offline maps application (maps.me) on my iPhone 5S GSM. Can I use the location services function abroad without getting charges for roaming when Cellular data is turned off? (Only data is ...
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If I disable Location Services, will Find My iPhone continue to work?

If I disable Location Services, will Find My iPhone continue to work? I turned off Location Services, but iOS 8.3 is allowing me to leave Find My iPad turned on. The message underneath says though: ...
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iOS located photos without Wi-Fi/cell network

Last week I was in another country and had no connection to internet nor to my operator. I had the Airplane mode turned on the whole time and took a lot of photos. Yesterday I came back home and ...
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Geolocation on Mac Pro

Our Mac Pro is showing our old address as the location. How do we get it to change to new address? We have switched on and off, reset and it still not working.
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Get my computer's current city and state from terminal

How can I get my computer's location to the granularity of city and country using the command-line? I know I could get the IP of the correct network interface and do an IP lookup but I wonder if the ...
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GPS Location and Date Stamps on iPhone Photos

Over a year ago, I took photos on my iPhone and sent them to someone via Verizon Wireless. The GPS location and date are stamped on the photos. The person receiving the photos (who is on my Verizon ...
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OS X: How to get Reminders.app to stop asking for permission to determine your location

Every time I add a location-based reminder to Reminders on iOS, the Reminders.app on OS X asks for permission to obtain my location. Is there any way to get OS X to permanently give permission to ...
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What is this 'findmydeviced' in my location icon on the top menu bar?

I have location services on (for Maps & Safari only) and I randomly get this location notification on the top menu bar saying: " Apps using location: findmydeviced" What does this mean?