Category: geolocation

How to Control Location Access for Websites on Mac with Safari

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Don’t want a particular website to be able to access your location when using Safari on the Mac? Or maybe you’re tired of those location request pop-ups when visiting certain websites? Or maybe you’ve just decided you’d like to revoke a particular sites access to your location data? With Safari in macOS, this is all easy, as you have site-specific permissions for location access, similar to Safari on iPhone and iPad.


Giving the user control over their privacy and data is at the forefront of many Apple features lately, and location data accessed via the…

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How to Share Trip Progress with Google Maps on iPhone

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Going on a road trip or looking to meet up with your friends? If you use Google Maps as your go-to navigation app, you will be able to share your trip progress with any of your contacts right from your iPhone, similar to how you can with Apple Maps.

Most of us have been in a situation where we have to tell people where we are and how long it’s going to take before we reach the destination. This is inconvenient to do especially if you’re driving, and not particularly safe. Furthermore, the ETA that we provide is not really accurate in most cases since…

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How to Delete Significant Locations on iPhone & iPad

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Significant Locations is a feature that allows your iPhone or iPad to keep a record of all the locations you’ve frequently visited, and that the device considers to be significant – typically this is directly relational to the frequency of going to that destination. This information is then used to provide you tailored suggestions and alerts in Apple Maps, Calendar and Photos app.

Consider this feature to be Apple’s version of Google Maps Location History. Now, before you start worrying about your privacy, keep in mind that Apple doesn’t see or read…

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How to Get Current GPS Coordinates on iPhone with Siri

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Anyone can retrieve current GPS Coordinates on iPhone at any time by using Siri. This offers a super simple way to find GPS coordinate data, and for many users it may even be faster to use Siri than to use an alternate method like Compass app.

By placing a proper request to Siri, you’ll see exactly where you are and be offered precise GPS Coordinates of where the iPhone has been geolocated to by using the devices built-in GPS. This is great for many potential applications, including for geocachers, scientists, archaeologists, paleontologists, analysts,…

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How to Find Friends or Family with Find My (iPhone, iPad, Mac)

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The FindMy app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac can be used to easily find people, whether they are friends, family, or anyone else sharing their location with you. You can quite literally find them on a map where ever they are located with this feature, a very handy feature for many people.

We’ve already explained how to find a lost iPhone, iPad, or Mac with FindMy and now we’re going to show you how to find people, too.


Finding people is super easy and it can be very useful, too. You’ll be able to find anyone who is part of your family, plus anyone who has…

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