Location Services

Apple Explains Location Services on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch [VIDEO]

Apple shared a new video on Friday detailing Location Services and how to manage settings for the latter when it comes to the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. "You’re in control of Location Services for each app,” explained Apple. "To adjust them at any time, go to Settings, tap Privacy, then tap Location Services. Here’s...

Google Makes it Easier to Locate Your Missing iPhone [u]

Google has today made it even simpler and faster to locate exactly where your missing Android device is on a map. Simply head over to Google's My Account hub and you'll notice a new "Find your phone" option. Using this, you can make your device ring at maximum volume, lock it with a message and contact number...

A Shell Company In Texas Sues Apple Over “Find my iPhone” Service

Remote Locator Services LLC, a shell company in Texas, has filed several lawsuits this week against Apple for its “Find my iPhone” and "Find my Friends" services and also against Google for its "Latitude", claiming that its 1996 patent gives it a monopoly over such services, GigaOM reports. The firm has also sued some major phone carries including Verizon, asking the court to...