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OSX Maps displays a non existant iPhone

I have recently had my iPhone 5 replaced at the apple store due to an antenna failure. At the time it was running iOS 7 and upon handing it over to receive the new one, iCloud was disabled and the ...
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How does Maps on Mac OS determine the computer's location

How does Maps on Mac OS finds the computer's location so precisely? There is no GPS chip on the Mac, so how does it really work? Can someone provide details about the process used by the Mac OS ...
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Apple Maps takes me to the wrong home address

I live at 53 5th Street in Springfield, but on my 4S Apple Maps, when I ask it to take me home, keeps taking me to 53th 5th Street in Shelbyville. Note, addresses are obviously made-up but I do live ...
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How can I use an iPhone to “tag” a location using GPS so I can bookmark a location?

I need to tag a "location" of interest such as An nest or hive out in nature where no cellular service is available Location of a good view on a mountain (where no cell service is visible) Location ...
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Can I keep my iPhone screen off during voice navigation with Apple's Maps app?

I have been using voice navigation in Apple's Maps app for iOS 6. I keep the phone in one of my car's cup holders because I am mostly using it in my home area where the maps on the screen aren't ...
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What iPhone maps app can I use if I don't have a SIM card?

I'm going to be using my iPhone overseas without a SIM card, but I want to use turn-by-turn navigation to walk and drive around. I'm willing to plot my route via wifi before I leave the house, but I ...
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iPad maps: hide location circle

Is ther a way to hide the blue location circle on the iPad maps? I know I could disable wifi, but I still want to be able to access the maps. What I am trying to do is to zoom all the way out in ...
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How do I Force Google Maps Links to Open the Google Maps App on iOS6?

In the past (iOS5 and earlier) clicking on a link for directions within a website opened the separate maps app and provided directions. How do I force links in websites, that would normally open a ...
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How to invoke navigation on Google maps using Siri?

At the risk of getting a big NO, Is there a way to use SIRI to invoke navigation on Google maps as opposed to the default Apple maps? I have tried "Navigate to Chicago using Google maps", but Siri ...
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How to publish the Places map from Aperture with geotagged pictures?

So I have a set of pictures taken along the way of a road trip. They were taken with an iPhone so they're geotagged but we could be dealing with manually geotagged pics, doesn't matter. I want to ...
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iOS 5 Maps : Google only gets directions for vague locations

I'm not sure if this is a Google problem or an iOS issue in general, but here is the situation. Case 1 : I search for directions for a vague address in the iOS maps (eg My Current Location to (say) ...
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iOS 6 Maps: Able to cache route or location offline?

I'm currently traveling for an extended period of time with an iPod Touch running iOS 5. I don't always have wi-fi access and I usually use the Maps application to look up my destination before ...
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How to make Apple Maps work for transit directions and finding businesses:

The initial release of Apple Maps is... challenged with regard to business listings, and lacks transit directions. But most of the other apps Tim Cook suggested in his apology fail to solve the ...
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Is there a way to input GPS co-ordinates into the iOS6 Maps app?

In Google Maps and the iOS-5 Maps app you can search for co-ordinates such as "loc: N 42 14.768 W 071 02.156" (note the lowercase loc). In the new Maps app this fails with No Results found. Is there ...
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Why doesn't Apple Maps find an address that contains a suite letter?

I live in a duplex, and my address is of the form <Suite Letter>-<House Number> <Street Name>. When I search for my address in the new Apple Maps app, it only seems to locate my ...
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Which cities have “flyover” in iOS 6 Maps?

Is there a list of which cities have 3D flyover data that is actually 3D and not an attempt to map a satellite image on false perspective? If not, could we crowd source this in a wiki-type answer?
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Has there been an end date established for the Maps app on iOS less than iOS 6?

It has been reported that the contract between Google and Apple to supply maps for iOS has not been renewed (or perhaps already has or is about to expire). Furthermore, it's clear that Google charges ...
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How do I add data to the maps app introduced in iOS 6?

Is there a way to add new data to the maps ecosystem introduced in iOS 6? For example, is there a way to add my own business to the map so everyone can find it? Also, can I add other point of interest ...
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Does iOS 6 turn-by-turn navigation work with satellite images?

Without modifications, can a user turn on satellite images for iOS 6 turn-by-turn navigation use satellite images rather than just a simple interface and monochrome 3D buildings—although it may be ...
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How to “drop a pin” for iPhone AND Android users?

This past weekend I "dropped a pin" on restaurant X using Maps and then "Shared the location" via Message to a friend. I had no idea what kind of phone this friend had. I assumed she received the ...
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What determines the width of the cone in the Maps app?

I have noticed that the "direction cone" in the Maps app sometimes changes its acuteness: sometimes it will get wider or narrower. The cone seems to represent some sort of accuracy/confidence. I'm ...
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Google Map directions on iPad

When looking for directions, Google Maps says "first of three suggested routes." It shows the first, but I can find no way of finding out what the other two suggested routes are. I've searched the ...
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Best offline maps for iOS 4.2.1 (iPod 2G)

I have a jailbroken iPod touch 2G running iOS 4.2.1. I tried City Maps to go and oMaps. First on did not work, second one did not offer much functionality. Is there any other app that I can try? EDIT:...
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What Photogrammetry software is available on Mac OS X?

I have been searching for a photogrammetry application for Mac. Can anyone tell me where can I get them?
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Is there any iOS offline maps app which also supports searching for an address offline?

Is there any iOS map app that works completely without WiFi/3G connection and supports (at a minimum) viewing your current location (on GPS-equipped iOS devices) and searching for an address? My ...
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Is there a scale indicator bar for the Maps app on iPad?

I'm using Google Maps in the Maps app on my iPad but I cannot find a scale bar. Where is the scale bar for Google Maps in the native Maps app on an iPad?
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App that caches Maps

I've tried looking for an app that caches map data, so that it doesn't need an active Internet connection on the move. The built-in one doesn't work well in that aspect. Caching the satellite maps ...
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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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Some iPhone/iPad photos do not appear on the map of iPhoto

It happens to me sometimes that using iPhone or iPad, I take pictures in open air environments, but later, when photos are exported to iPhoto, they do not appear on the Map. What could be the cause?
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Google Maps syncing

Is there a way to transfer bookmarks from iPhone Map app to Google Maps online? I understand why I can't, but has anyone found a workaround?
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Can I send my location in an imessage directly from the messages app?

I know I can go to the Maps app, and then click on the pin for my current location, and then select to share it, and then pick to send a message (vs. an email etc.) But I can't find any way to send ...
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Offline Maps application for Mac

Can anyone recommend an offline mapping application for Mac (something similar to Google Maps, but that works when not connected to the internet)? Ten years ago, Microsoft Streets and Trips worked ...