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comment How does iPhone 5 get indoor altitude?
@demonguy Skyhook offers such a database as a commercial product -- Apple used to use the Skyhook database before they developed their own.
Jul
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answered Will my A1549 iPhone work in Japan & Philippines?
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answered iCloud login issue
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comment How to tell if service centre installed tampered MacOS?
As I say, if they're just trying to save money or work then there would be no point in doing this. And if they're malicious, then you can no longer trust your hardware as well as the OS.
Jul
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answered How to tell if service centre installed tampered MacOS?
Jul
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comment Moving from Stanza to another eBook reader on my iPad Air
No, MegaReader lets you read your own books as well, and interfaces with Calibre (though you might need to use Calibre2ODPS). You can just ignore the built-in libraries of free books.
Jul
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answered Moving from Stanza to another eBook reader on my iPad Air
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comment How does iPhone 5 get indoor altitude?
@demonguy OK, that's interesting -- I'm not sure how that would work. Maybe it does use the barometer as well to give the relative altitude from the known base point.
Jul
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comment How does iPhone 5 get indoor altitude?
@demonguy Apple have cars driving around building up the wifi database. Since those cars are not indoors, they also have GPS signal, and so can determine the exact location including altitude at which they have seen the wifi network.
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comment How does iPhone 5 get indoor altitude?
@w3d They're not GPS and barometer, they're GPS and wifi database. I'll edit to make it clearer.
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answered How does iPhone 5 get indoor altitude?
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comment OS X 10.5.8 - can I upgrade the OS?
I wouldn't necessarily agree with @Tetsujin. I run Yosemite on my late 2010 MacBook Air, which is considerably less powerful than your iMac (same RAM but only a 1.6GHz CPU), and it runs perfectly. Admittedly it has an SSD rather than a hard disk, and that makes a big difference.
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answered OS X 10.5.8 - can I upgrade the OS?
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