Devices for navigation and location that make use of the data transmitted by the Global Positioning System, the network of satellite transmitters in orbit about the Earth

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Frequent location data extraction

How to extract frequent location data from an iOS backup? I'd like to use it to generate GPX (location+time) output and use it to tag my photos. Does anyone tried to adress this issue?
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Are location-sensitive reminders bad for battery life and/or data usage?

If I understand iOS's location-aware reminders correctly, they work by constantly checking your location until they see that you're in the specified range. Wouldn't this be really detrimental to the ...
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GPS Speed wrong? [closed]

I use an app to track my routes. The app saves the speed at a specific location. Now yesterday something strange happend. I looked at the kml file with Earth and in a area about 100m the recorded ...
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when the GPS is enabled, does it drain battery?

if the GPS is enabled, but the app doesn't use it, does it drain battery? (I understand that GPS drains battery because it requires a different component to be charged up.) Or the fact that the GPS is ...
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How to manually edit locations in iPhoto 9.5 ('11) in a bigger window?

With the previous versions of iPhoto, I was used to add a location for an album or batch of pictures taken during the same outdoor trip (backcountry skiing or alpinism tour for instance). My camera is ...
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How does iPhone 5 get indoor altitude?

As far as i know, there are only two ways to get altitude, by GPS or by barometer. GPS is not usable in indoor room, And iPhone5 doesn't have a barometer. But iPhone 5 can give a relative accurate ...
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What could cause two different iphones to incorrectly show my address as their location?

Two different people have come my door today looking for their lost iPhone. Both seem to show the exact same location, the middle of my backyard. Both said they lost an iphone 5, one on tmobile, the ...
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How does my iMac know my location in the maps app, given that I use a VPN that has my IP about 200 miles from where my address is?

I have an iMac (Mid 2011, if it matters) and I just installed Mavericks. When I launch the Maps app, it knows PRECISELY where I am, which I could certainly understand if it was using IP geolocation. ...
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Saving GPS Coordinates in Contacts

I live in a country which has few registered Apple Maps addresses. All that i want is to store GPS coordinates in contacts to use those at the Reminders app. I came from diverse forums like this and ...
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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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IOS 8.3 and external GPS

We have an ipad air, which my partner uses to navigate whilst sailing with a programme called Navionics. The ipad version is WiFi only, which doesn't have an internal GPS, but that's not a problem ...
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Using an Old iPhone as a Car Antitheft GPS Tracker

Will an old, deactivated iphone without a cell or data plan still be trackable using the Find My iPhone app? I want to purchase an old, 'junker' iphone and stash it in my car to use as a tracking ...
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GPS Tracklog from iPhone

When bushwalking I use my Garmin GPS to record tracklogs, which I can later download. I was wondering if the iPhone5 has a similar capability. This could be handy when travelling. I have searched ...
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Does airplane-mode disable GPS?

According to http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1355 airplane-mode on the iPhone shuts off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ...GPS. My understanding is that GPS-devices only /receive/ GPS signals, they don't ...
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Can I use Automator or some other method to extract EXIF GPS data from batches of photos on my Mac?

I need a way of extracting EXIF GPS data, using my Mac, from a bunch of photos taken on an iPhone. So for example, if I put 1000 photos into a folder, I want an easy way of extracting all the GPS ...
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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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Did Apple degrade the accuracy of the iPhone 4S GPS compared to the iPhone 4

I have done some extensive testing of my iPhone 4S compared to my iPhone 4 and found GPS accuracy has suffered substantially. I've been using the 4 for about a year, riding a bicycle on a 3 mile loop ...
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iPhone 4S loses GPS accuracy

My iPhone 4S is 2 years old. Today, the accuracy of the GPS is really bad. Before, it worked very well… I tried to restart but didn't help. Is there any way to know if this is a hardware error? I ...
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Correcting GPS data using Photos

Really simple question: Is there a way to fix incorrect GPS data? A recent trip lead to a bunch of pictures taken in the same place getting sometimes wildly wrong coordinates appended to them ...
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Iphone 5S, GPS is not accurate

I have iphone 5s (ios 8.1.3), lately I started using a navigation app and noticed that my GPS signal is not accurate means that the speed is not working and my position is stuck or moves slow. I ...
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Shared GPS bookmarks/pins

I'm looking for a way to create a custom google maps-like map that I can share and update with a group of colleagues. Preferably with the ability to add a photo and notes in an app. Am I googling like ...
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Is MotionX GPS capable of caching Google Maps Tiles?

I've read this post here: Saving Google Maps on iOS but it didn't mention anything about MotionX GPS caching Google Maps tiles. I believe (correct me if I'm wrong) that it can cache proprietary tiles ...
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How to edit videos keeping existing geotagging?

Videos recorded with an iPhone or with other GPS-enabled phones gets geotagged as they should. When I trim/crop/edit them in iMovie (iLife '09) the GPS tags are gone. How to keep the tags despite ...
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How to access GPS data from command line on jailbroken iPhone

Are there any binaries available via the command line to get information from the GPS on a jail broken iPhone? I've searched through Cydia and haven't found anything, but I wouldn't imagine this ...
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Turn by turn navigation GPX file app

We wanna start doing car rallys and these routes are delivered using a GPX files. What we are looking for is an app that can make a route from our home to the start of the gpx file and then start ...
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Changing GPS location of Apple routers

I have recently moved and have moved all my network gear with me. Have approximately 4 wifi spots that I have re-set up in my new house. To save battery apple devices also use location of known ...
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How to add GPS data to photos?

When I make photos with iPhone, these show GPS latitude + longitude in many software. My normal camera has no GPS. How to add GPS info to these photos?
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An iOS GPS application that shows satellite locations and lock-on details?

I'm a big fan of Kinetic and use it track my bike rides as well as map the local trails. Lately it's been giving me some grief though and telling me I have a weak GPS signal at the outset of rides. It ...
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Ive upgraded my iPhone 4S to iOS8 and now the GPS is always on

I have determined that its Google maps that is causing the GPS to be always on. Is there a way to select an option so that Google Maps only uses the GPS when the app is being used. The only options I ...
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Does iOS battery usage include GPS usage?

One of the most common pieces of advice given to reduce battery usage is to disable un-needed GPS features. This is becoming increasingly hard to do as many features such as activity tracking and ...
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Google Maps app is no longer in the Background App Refresh list

After upgrading to iOS 8, Google Maps no longer appears in the list of apps that can be toggled on/off for Background App Refresh functionality. Doesn't it need to be enabled for the app to continue ...
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How do I get current location by using Google Map or Apple Map

How do I get current location coordinate by using Google Map or Apple Map? I want to copy and paste to email/whatsapp/waze. I want some kind of this format. 3.1739161,101.984351 Anyone can help?
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Extract a GPS track (as .gpx) from a series of jpg photos

I have a bunch of .jpg photos containing GPS information. What is the easiest way to extract the GPS information and save it into a .gpx file (or .kml, for that matter)? I have seen this answer ...
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Why does GPS on the iPhone use so much power?

I keep reading in articles that GPS on the iPhone, or any cell phone for that matter, uses a lot of power, but I've never heard an explanation of why. Why is this? The phone doesn't have to transmit ...
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Can iPhone 4 use GPS when out of cell tower range?

There seems to be some dispute on whether the iPhone can still get a GPS signal when out of cell tower range, see this archived Apple support thread, for example. I had a friend out in the woods ...
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Turn off snap to road

Is it possible to turn off the snap-to-road functionality on an Iphone 5 (IOS7)? On my commute to work I ride on a bicycle path next to a highway. The problem is that the bicycle path does not exist ...
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Are there any GPS recording applications for the iPhone?

I was wondering if there was an iPhone application that would continuously reads the GPS location and saves them for later analysis. For example, I would like to be able to tell where I was at certain ...
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What mapping application also leaves digital Breadcrumbs? [duplicate]

I've moved into a new area of the city and it would be nice to feel like I've explored the area properly. I'd like to be able to say that I've walked down every street within, say a mile. I'm looking ...
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Apple Map App for use as GPS on my iPad air. Do not have iPhone

Will the Apple Map app operate with only a GPS antenna linked to my I Pad Air?
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Why does iPhone Maps app sometimes ask to enable Wi-Fi for “accuracy”, even though Location Services (GPS) is enabled?

Background: I have an iPhone 3GS with iOS 5.1, and a 3G data plan that I keep enabled. I also keep "Location Services" (GPS) always on, since I use applications that take advantage of it. However, I ...
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Mavericks GPS Receiver

Can anyone suggest an USB GPS receiver that has support for Mavericks 10.9? It would be nice if it has a replaceable antenna. I'm going to use it for reading data from within an application I'm ...
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How is my iPod Touch able to determine my location when I'm offline?

When I'm traveling through a city, as long as there are wifi networks nearby (even if they are secured with a password), my iPod Touch can determine my current location with great accuracy—obviously ...
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Is there an application to emulate I'm in a different location?

I'm trying to test an iPhone application and I need to simulate I'm in a different location. I was wondering if there is an application out there in the market that let's me write some longitude and ...
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Disable simcard or phone on Verizon iPhone 4

I have Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 iOS 7 jailbroken, with no simcard slot. I'm using it as an iPod, because there is no Verizon in my country and I would like it to stop looking for signal, because it's ...
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Sort photo collection from iphone into folders by year, month and city/region

I'm using Photostream to wirelessly sync the photos on my iPhone to my computer. In time my photo collection grew bigger and bigger and since Photostream just dumps everything into one folder I'm ...
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How can I use iPhone GPS and share it with an OS X application to get live position on Mac?

How can I use iPhone GPS and share it with an OS X application to get live position on Mac? Note: I am looking for a way of seeing current location, live, in Google Earth, Google maps or something ...
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How do I configure Aperture to upload image location information to Facebook?

All of the discussion I can find online suggests that an image in Aperture with location information that is uploaded to Facebook (using Aperture's Facebook integration) should have a location ...
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iPhone doesn't show location in certain apps

My iPhone 4 has several apps that I use location services on. But one set of 2 apps from the same developer will not show my location. They are enabled in Location Services, and show a grey arrow to ...
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What iPhone app will allow one person to track the location of another in real-time?

With the permission of the person being tracked, of course! I'm running in a marathon and want my family and friends to be able to see my location on a map in real-time (or very close to it). Are ...
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Access the GPS from Terminal [duplicate]

Is it possible to find out the location of a computer similar to the "set time by location" feature via command line? I'm working on a little script that would update my network location settings ...