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post #2581 of 4017
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Originally Posted by Douglas View Post

This does not answer the question entirely directly, but alludes to GPS info being used by law enforcement:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/09/us/cell-carriers-see-uptick-in-requests-to-aid-surveillance.html?pagewanted=all

and this would suggest that not only are they doing it, but they are doing it without warrants:

http://www.aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty-national-security/results-nationwide-government-cell-phone-tracking

Of course, as you allude, you'd have to pretty much just throw the damned thing away to really protect your "data," but I don't love making it easy.


Yeah, that's creepy. Non of that sounds directly related to "Find my iPhone" and turning it off may not make it any harder on them. The data they mention collecting sounds like the type that is sent by GPS and cell radios by default.

This issue sounds like one that could eventually gain enough public awareness to cause change.
post #2582 of 4017
I never put anything in my calendar ever. I am haunted by things I have to do and they are impossible to get out of my head to the point where I don't need one.
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From the man himself
post #2584 of 4017
I could be wrong, but I think the iPhone syncs all Outlook cal data as a single color. Cal data pulled from other sources like Google Cal, would be a different color. Sorry I can't be of better help here.

If they come out with the 13 inch Retina Pro, I may consider it. Need a new laptop badly. If it's too expensive, I will just invest in an Air. I plan of buying something before the end of the year.
post #2585 of 4017
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Originally Posted by gettoasty View Post

Thanks CalTex, if that is true, which to me does not sound too far off since I am on Wi-Fi all the time, then I hope my co-worker(s) will be more understanding and not be such an asshole next time.

I was seriously getting complaints because I was not using iMessage. W/E

Any time, but what your coworker said can also happen. But I don't think that is your problem since you are experience the issue within the message. For instance a friend of mine has an unlocked iPhone and only uses iMessage because she doesn't have unlimited texting. I have to remember to send her a text to get account linked with iMessage instead of her mobile number because then she would receive it as a text and incur fees. (I am sure she made a mistake setting up her account because I know a couple of other people who do not have this problem and are in the same no texting plan boat)
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Originally Posted by Douglas View Post

This does not answer the question entirely directly, but alludes to GPS info being used by law enforcement:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/09/us/cell-carriers-see-uptick-in-requests-to-aid-surveillance.html?pagewanted=all

and this would suggest that not only are they doing it, but they are doing it without warrants:

http://www.aclu.org/blog/technology-and-liberty-national-security/results-nationwide-government-cell-phone-tracking

Of course, as you allude, you'd have to pretty much just throw the damned thing away to really protect your "data," but I don't love making it easy.
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Originally Posted by patrickBOOTH View Post

I've never gone over 2GB od data in a given month. I have 4 GB for the same price with Verizon as I did 2 with AT&T I think. I can't imagine going over that.

Thing is I am on a family plan so if I start sharing data I would have to share 6GB with 4 other people to avoid paying more.
post #2586 of 4017
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Originally Posted by JMRouse View Post

I could be wrong, but I think the iPhone syncs all Outlook cal data as a single color. Cal data pulled from other sources like Google Cal, would be a different color. Sorry I can't be of better help here.

If they come out with the 13 inch Retina Pro, I may consider it. Need a new laptop badly. If it's too expensive, I will just invest in an Air. I plan of buying something before the end of the year.

It does which sucks, I have to sync my outlook with iCal to work properly and that's a hassel.

I was referring to personal preference actually, do you use one color for your calendar or do use find multiple calendars/colors useful?
post #2587 of 4017
What's interesting about this topic of tracking users is it's related to the reasons that Apple ditched Google Maps in iOS6. Apple knew they were falling behind with their Map app. It didn't have GPS turn by turn direction or vector data. Both of which Android, and some other competitors, had for a while. The contract Apple signed with Google did not provide for these features.

The problem came to be that when Apple tried to negotiate for them, Google wanted more control over the app. Increased branding and higher levels of data collection. Apple decided that they did not want to sign over their users data to another company like this and give Google the control they wanted. Negotiations broke off and Apple moved forward with their plan to create their own app.

Now, I don't hold it against Google to want the additional data. It is how the company makes their money. I'm also not making a case for the fact that Apple may not eventually start selling this data on their own, to monetize it. It's just interesting to see how important collected data of this type is in this day and age when everyone carries an always connected smartphone with them.
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For people using Gmail with Exchange: when you delete an email does it go to the trash folder?

With mine, instead of the email going to the trash folder it just becomes hidden in the inbox but I can still see the deleted emails if I click on "All Mail"
post #2589 of 4017
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Originally Posted by NaTionS View Post

For people using Gmail with Exchange: when you delete an email does it go to the trash folder?
With mine, instead of the email going to the trash folder it just becomes hidden in the inbox but I can still see the deleted emails if I click on "All Mail"

It does the archive action.
post #2590 of 4017
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Originally Posted by gort View Post

It does the archive action.

Is there no way to have it move the email to trash instead? Annoying when I'm searching for an old email and have to sort through a bunch of stuff I thought was deleted.
post #2591 of 4017
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Originally Posted by JMRouse View Post

I missed the question?

 

Search on safari is defaulting to google.ca not google.com.

 

Nevermind - had it set to Settings > General > International > Region Format > Canada.

 

lefty

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I'm actually now very confused by my calendars. I must be doing something wrong. I really have two calendars: Y! and Outlook. But I'm not sure how iCloud overlays or doesn't, and I'm confused by what my various options screens are telling me. I am trying to change the color of my family calendar, and it lets me, but within 2 minutes it forces it back to its old color. WTF?
post #2593 of 4017
Speak of the Devil. plain.gif
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Verizon iPhone owners have 30 days to opt-out of sharing location, search data and more with advertisers

If you’re the brand new owner of a Verizon iPhone, you’ve got 30 days to opt-out of sharing information including anonymized location data as well as demographics like age, gender, sports teams, dining habits and more. The opt-out was pointed out by Bryan Clark on App.net and shared by Benjamin Brooks. Updated below with more information from Verizon.

The opt-out options are only available for 30 days after you’ve fired up a new line and they’re located in the MyPrivacy section of Verizon’s website. There are three categories of opt-out, each of which covers the sharing of a different flavor of personal information.

And they’re not just for iPhone owners, any smartphone purchaser is likely going to need to check out these privacy settings if they want to make sure they’re only sharing what they wish. I’m an iPhone owner, so could only confirm that it was there for me, but I don’t see why it wouldn’t be for other devices as well.

http://thenextweb.com/mobile/2012/10/09/verizon-iphone-owners-have-30-days-to-opt-out-of-sharing-location-search-and-more-with-advertisers/


Completely relevant to the discussion we had earlier today. Read the whole article as it also covers this with AT&T.

EDIT: They must have updated it after I initially checked the link as Verizon contact them and indicated you CAN still change it past 30 days. I'm not a Verizon customer, but this is worth looking into if you are and have a concern about this.
post #2594 of 4017
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Originally Posted by Piobaire View Post

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Originally Posted by JMRouse View Post

That's what Find My iPhone is for. wink.gif

I have that. Tested it out and it's pretty cool.

FWIW, Samsung DOES NOT have Find My iPhone. wink.gif

There are regular Android apps such as Where's My Droid that do essentially the same thing as Find My iPhone without having to involve Google or Apple.
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Originally Posted by patrickBOOTH View Post

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Originally Posted by JMRouse View Post

Yeah, I don't get the paranoia some people have over features like that. Why would a billion dollar company give a fuck who I am or where I am going each day?

My boss was telling me that his father was a travelling salesman until recently and despite the conveniences of EZ Pass he refused to buy one because he didn't want "the man" to know where he was going.

I read about a murder case where the defendant's fabricated alibi was shown to be false by his EZ Pass records. They subpoenaed the EZ Pass photos from the toll station that pictured him in his car in a location other than the one he claimed.
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Originally Posted by dah328 View Post

There are regular Android apps such as Where's My Droid that do essentially the same thing as Find My iPhone without having to involve Google or Apple.
I read about a murder case where the defendant's fabricated alibi was shown to be false by his EZ Pass records. They subpoenaed the EZ Pass photos from the toll station that pictured him in his car in a location other than the one he claimed.

No photos were used, but EZ pass was used twice in murder prosecutions I know of. The Motel 6 Killer and the Suitcase Murderer.

God, the media sucks.
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