iOS4 camera roll - "Places" I've never been

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  1. gilkisson macrumors 65816

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    Checking out the features and toys of the new iPhone, I stumbled upon an oddity -- it seems that some of the videos I shot from the phone, were (according to the Places feature) actually recorded somewhere off the coast of Africa.

    No big deal, certainly not a show stopper, just thought it was amusing enough to share.
     

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  2. iPhone Addict macrumors 6502

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    Your phone was previously used in a Nigerian 409 scam :D
     
  3. Peace macrumors Core

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    You didn't give the geolocation time enough to hone in closer on your device.
     
  4. gilkisson thread starter macrumors 65816

    gilkisson

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    How in the flyvver do they stay in business? Are there *THAT* many people with money dumb enough to send it to a "prince of Nigeria"?:eek:

    That's an interesting theory. I wonder how much time it would take. I got the phone on Thursday, took these videos on Saturday. Do you have a cite for a time or resting period needed for it to "hone in"?
     
  5. iMrNiceGuy0023 macrumors 68000

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    how do I geotag the pics I take? When I got my phone on launch day it did it automatically

    now it doesnt seem to do it, where do I turn it on at?
     
  6. innominato5090 macrumors 6502

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    I guess that the coordinates of that pin are 0°N, 0°E :cool:
    that makes me think that it was a camera.app bug that failed to retrieve the coordinates from the gps sensor
     
  7. andybno1 macrumors 68040

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    check location services is set to on under settings and that in there camera is set to on
     
  8. rikbrown macrumors regular

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    If geolocation doesn't find you it just won't save a place.

    On the other hand, that place in Africa is 0N0E, so yeah, as said, it must have been a bug or glitch.
     
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  10. iApples macrumors 65816

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  11. jthomp macrumors regular

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    I noticed that any saved images from the web or from emails that have the geo-location tag enabled will do this. I first saw it and wondered why I had a pin in AK, then I saw a picture I saved... That's about the only thing that ever made sense to me...
     
  12. tirk macrumors 6502

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    Apparently there are!

    :eek: indeed!!
     
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  14. jimbo1mcm macrumors 68000

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    Secret Location

    The buried treasure is located there.
     
  15. VulchR macrumors 68020

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    My thought exactly. Mystery solved.
     

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