More apps using GPS

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by ericg301, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. macrumors 6502a

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    Anyone else notice how many apps are using GPS in iOS 5 now? Mail? Calendar? Settings? App Store? Clock? Music? iTunes? Phone?

    It's every stock app except voice memos and notes?

    WHY? What a battery chugger. Any reason why I shouldn't disable it in any of those apps?
     
  2. macrumors G5

    jav6454

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  3. thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I plan on it. I was just wondering the rational for it. Why would Clock.app need GPS?

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    actually none of those apps are under "location services"
     
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    jav6454

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    If you are setting it up without your computer, using the GPS will tell it where in the world you are and set your clock to the right time zone.
     

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