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The iPhone uses assisted GPS to improve the accuracy of the location system using GPS and cell towers. Wi-Fi networks are used to help determine the device's location; this is called a hybrid positioning system (XPS). Prior to iOS 4 iOS tapped into the Skyhook Wireless database of Wi-Fi hotspots and their locations. Apple disclosed in April 2010 that they ...


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It does not appear that there is a way to see ALL photo locations on a map at one time, aside from a small Info window. Here's what you need to do: For the small info window that shows all locations: 1. Go to the Albums tab in Photos 2. Right-click on "All Photos" -> Get info 3. Note the small window has a map included which you can zoom in/out of For ...


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Yes you can Simply append "via transit" to your Siri query. Ie: Directions to Miami Beach, Florida via Transit. Siri will determine your target location, and will give you a choice of transit apps. Tap Google Maps and you'll be on your way. It appears these words also work: by transit using transit via transit


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Hybrid positioning system (XPS) A-GPS (Assisted GPS) is a method of localization where both GPS and cellular towers are used (cell-site triangulation) for improved accuracy. WPS (Wi-Fi Positioning System) is when you use Wi-Fi network identification for localization. Hybrid positioning system (XPS) is the combination of both A-GPS and WPS. Using this ...


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Maps in iOS 6 should actually do a better job of this, because it uses vector based maps, which use far less data than the old image-based tiles, which means they can stay in memory longer, and more can be cached. You can test this yourself by loading up Maps for an area, then turning on Airplane Mode and browsing around. In my own testing I found I could ...


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Planito seems to be a good app for offline map viewing. It allows you to cache and view many different maps: Planito does cost $4.99, but there is a trial available.


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If you haven't used GPS for awhile, the GPS chipset won't have a current GPS almanac and ephemeris information. It takes up to a minute to gather enough of that information from the data the GPS satellites are sending to get a good fix, and it takes longer to collect a complete almanac and ephemeris information. If the device can narrow its location down ...


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Yes. Omit the "loc:" and just enter the coordinates. 40.748342, -73.984606 will drop a pin right on the Empire State Building.


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Unfortunately, 3rd party Siri integration is something that hasn't been available to developers (yet). For example, it would be really nice to say, "Start a running activity with RunKeeper," and have it start a running activity. The closest thing to this is to simply say "Open Google Maps." I know it may seem a little lacking, but that is all we get right ...


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Well it seems that Maps only want decimals : 45.196000, 5.765600 Too bad it isn't as flexible as GMaps.


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No, it doesn't seem to be possible. If you are in satellite mode, it switches back to "standard" when you start the navigation. It's a shame, that would be pretty cool.


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If you use the iOS Maps Share Location feature via email, the recipient gets a message with a Google Maps link to the specific location, which is openable in anything with a browser (although mobile devices may open it in a Google Maps app). It also attaches vCard containing the address of the pin and the Google Maps link. You could also use the email ...


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RouteBuddy is a dedicated off-line mapping tool that seems to fit your needs. It's not cheap ($60 plus taxes) but it is very impressive. I downloaded the trial version which comes pre-loaded with vector street maps of Santa Fe, NM and a topographic map of Yosemite National Park. You can (without internet) easily search addresses, navigate, set waypoints, ...


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Per Apple Support: Improving GPS Accuracy GPS accuracy varies depending on the number of visible GPS satellites. Locating all visible satellites can take several minutes, with accuracy gradually increasing over time. Use these tips to improve GPS accuracy: Ensure the date, time, and timezone are correctly set on the device in ...


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MapsWithMe does that. Available for iPhone/iPad and Android. MapsWithMe Pro for iPhone has offline search. Not an address search though, i.e. you can search for a street, city, restaurant or POI, but not for city+street or street+POI.


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Edit: Sorry, I skimmed a bit and missed that you figured this part out already. I don't believe it can be done directly from the Messages app. In conceptual terms, the iOS model for data sharing is typically such that you send data from an app, but the "sending apps" generally can't grab data from elsewhere. This is true for most things except photos, i.e. ...


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Apple is using Core Location code that's mostly common to iOS and OS X and the primary signal your Mac has to determine location is detected wireless hotspot serial numbers (SSID and MAC address if available). Also, by tracing the IP address for Macs with active connections to the internet, often that will at least get you in the proper time zone and ...


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The process used to be opaque and therefore complicated, but Apple now has a self-service web app for small businesses to self-list: https://mapsconnect.apple.com/ I've not had any issues with updating and creating listings and the email feedback you get is quite helpful if you run into any questions or snags.


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You can't change the default app. Some apps give you the option to choose which app to open maps/directions in, but this varies per app and app developer. There is no system toggle and Safari/Siri/etc will continue to open maps in Maps.


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You can type a location into the search box and one of the options usually is a location; if you select it, a map comes up showing all of the photos taken in that location. For example, if you type 'Colorado' in the search box, 'Colorado - State' is one of the choices.


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Sounds like an opportunity to create an app! Google Maps allows you to save your own maps (My Maps) where you can add locations and place short notes about them. You can not categorize or sort. With Yelp, you can save locations and make notes, but its limited beyond those features. The closest I have seen to what you are seeking is an app and website ...


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Is there any cost associated with using Apple Maps? Is it free, or does it depend on the type of use? It's free to use within a map view in your iOS app, in any way. Does Apple Maps have the ability to run predefined queries based on device location? (nearby attractions, for example). Yes. Implementation is off-topic here.


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OpenStreetMap Wiki ...has listed a large collection of software which uses it's data for Mac/PC or mobile devices.


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You can add or correct wrong GPS-data to your photo with the app iMetaPhoto. I had the same problem, I took 4 photos at the same location, but only the last photo was correctly geotagged. Wit iMetaPhoto you can take this correct GPS-data and save it to the wrong ones.


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I use the GaiaGPS App for my walks. This is free and does the job. You can save maps and use them once you're on the spot without any connexions. And you can zoom!


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I believe it's related to the accuracy of the compass. In my experience, the compass is quite inaccurate and maps do not align perfectly with real life, but usually the actual alignment is somewhere in the cone (I say usually because sometimes they're so inaccurate that it's outside even that, especially when I'm inside a big metal car). This is similar to ...


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As far as I noticed, moving the device in place also moves the cone. This would mean that the app is using the Compass in order to determine what you are "looking at". I guess what the app is trying to achieve is show your point of view, on the map, so you can easily distinguish objects. I have no idea why it would get wider/narrower, maybe something to do ...


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Have you tried: VisualSFM is a GUI application for 3D reconstruction using structure from motion (SFM). MeshLab is an open source, portable, and extensible system for the processing and editing of unstructured 3D triangular meshes. bundler_sfm is a structure-from-motion system for unordered image collections. 123D Catch is a free app that lets you create ...


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