Have you ever wondered what happens after your Iphone uses your location? Most of us won’t think anything of it, but with a new program you can can actually go back and see every time your phone has used your location.
How it works:
If you’re using a Mac that you’ve been syncing with an iPhone or an iPad with cellular plan, this program will scan through the backup files that are automatically made and look for the hidden file containing your location. If it finds this file, it will then display the location history on a map that can be played like a video time line.
Why does Apple save this?
At the moment it is unclear why Apple is saving your location on your computer, but it seems that they have new features in mind that require a history of your location. One thing that is for sure is the fact that it’s transferred across devices when you restore or migrate is evidence the data-gathering isn’t accidental.
If you have been traveling a lot with your Iphone this can be a really fun video to show off to your friends about how much you have seen.
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