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Not sure if this is new to iOS7 but the "Background App Refresh" setting under Settings -> General -> Background App Refresh needs to be on for the specific application to receive background location updates. Hope this helps.
I found a solution that solves my problem. In the menu "Window" go to the the function "Manage my locations" (translated from French, I do not have the exact name in English). Then a scalable window with a map and a list of the already used locations appears. The items in the list can be edited (name, precise location on the map and the area or interest ...
You could also just use do shell script: do shell script "killall Finder [[ $(defaults read com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles) = 1 ]] && b=false || b=true defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool $b sleep .5 open -a Finder"
The iPhone 5S also includes a GPS chip. Your IP address is only one of the methods the phone can use to determine your location - others being triangulation of wireless base stations and cell phone towers.
Technically - the process is called trilateration and operates by cross checking all BSSID - the unique identifier / MAC address for each wireless base station that your Mac can detect with it's radian in a listening mode. You can run this scan manually by running the Wireless Diagnostic app which is located in /system/Library/CoreServices/Applications on ...
Try: set myPath to POSIX path of ((path to me as text) & "Contents:Resources:Scripts:toggle.sh")
It does not use your IP address, it analyzes networks around. The more networks you have, the better Apple knows where you are. This is because network in different locations can have the same name and Mi-Fi can be in different positions.
If you have Wifi turned on this happen because at least one of your close networks is stored in Apple's geolocation database.
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