Tag: GPS

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iOS 11 Comes With Improved Control Over Location Services

Location Services is a very useful iPhone feature. It allows your iOS device to gather data from its GPS module, Cellular data and Wi-Fi connection and pinpoint its approximate whereabouts on the globe. Various stock and third party apps like Maps, Weather, Camera and more use the Location Services info for navigation purposes or to…




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How To Avoid Road Tolls When Navigating With Apple Maps, Google Maps Or Waze

Although it isn’t perhaps a function that you use on your iPhone everyday, the real-time navigation feature comes in very handy whenever you have to drive to a new location and need GPS assist. Your iOS gadget uses its Global Positioning System’s hardware along with the built-in Apple Maps or third party apps like Google…




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How To Quickly Find Your Exact GPS Coordinates Using Your iPhone Or iPad

We all know that our iOS devices are able to quickly triangulate our location and easily pint-point our position in stock apps like Maps or third party ones like Google Maps and Waze. However, in certain situations we need to know our exact GPS coordinates in order to be able to share our location with…




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Google Maps Updates With New Directions Widget And iMessage App

Google has just issued version 4.30.0 for their popular Google Maps iOS app. The new software adds a handy new widget that allows you to get new Directions directly from the lock screen of your iPhone or iPad. This means that you can have a glance at your route without needing to open the app…




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How To Disable iOS Location-Based App Suggestions

Location-Based app suggestions is a feature that was introduced back in iOS 8, but it’s still quite unfamiliar for the average iPhone owner. This category surly includes newcomers that just switched over from Android. In its early stages apps recommended based on your current location were appearing on the iPhone’s Lock Screen, in the bottom-left…