Tag Archive: Location


Pro Tip: How to send your location with just your Apple Watch

One of the cooler features of having a pocket computer like the iPhone is being able to send a friend your location via Messages. Just a couple of taps on the iPhone and you can let anyone know where you’re at. It’s easy and super useful when you need to get a group together at […]

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This simple app will get you around those annoying location restrictions [Deals]

When you pay for premium streaming services like Netflix and Hulu Plus, you don’t want a trip out of the country to mean you have to leave your favorite shows at home. There are a lot of sneaky ways to get around the regional restrictions, but a simple, hassle-free way is Getflix. It’s a single […]

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Bypass all those pesky location restrictions with one simple app [Deals]

When shelling out for access to services like Netflix and Hulu Plus, you’re not banking on being barred from access just because you take a trip out of the country. Getflix is a service to make sure that never happens, and right now you can get a lifetime subscription for just $ 39. By selectively routing […]

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How to hide your location from Facebook stalkers

Anyone you exchange messages with via Facebook Messenger could know where you’ve been at any point. If you’ve chatted with your boss? He could use this hack to figure out your sick days weren’t spent at home. Facebook intern Aran… Read more ›

How to See the Exact Location Where a Photo was Taken with a Mac

The digital cameras included with iPhone, Android, and many others, have an option to geotag pictures using the devices GPS hardware, effectively pinpointing the exact location a photo was taken and bundling that geographic location data into the metadata of a picture. While you can turn off photo geotagging on iPhone and iPad, many users … Read More

Your location has been shared more than 5,000 times in the last two weeks

Smartphone users know that sharing personal data with apps can be part of the price of free apps, but when it comes to how frequently those apps give that data to third parties, the numbers will shock you. A new… Read more ›

Apple could take location tracking to the next level

You’re driving home late one night with your friend following. You lose him at a red light and, realizing he doesn’t have your address, need to tell him where to go. You ask Siri to share your route with your… Read more ›

How to find your iPhone’s last location even after the battery dies

Picture this: you’ve lost your iPhone somewhere, but it’s run out of juice and it’s not ringing or vibrating when you call it. You might think you’re out of luck, but there’s one function you can enable (or disable if… Read more ›

How to nuke that pesky location data from your iPhone photos

These days, any photo you shoot with your iPhone or other smartphone will typically contain location data (unless you have that feature turned off) to better allow apps like iPhoto place your images on a map. Even photo sharing services… Read more ›

How to send buddies your location details with iMessage

Sometimes it’s important to let your buddies or loved ones know your location. Whether you need to share this information for safety reasons, or because you like them knowing where you are on our beautiful planet, iOS 8 and your… Read more ›