Apple Geonews: iOS 8 Improves Location Privacy, Indoor Mapping, Transit Directions coming, MapBox GL Introduced, and more

Here’s the recent Apple-related geonews.

  • Welcomed privacy improvements, iOS 8 Strikes an Unexpected Blow Against Location Tracking by randomizing MAC addresses, GeoAwesomeness also shares an entry named Apple’s iOS8 silent war against location tracking
  • On indoor mapping, iOS 8 Tidbits: Randomized MAC Addresses, Safari Credit Card Scanning, Indoor Mapping, and More, James Fee add more, Indoor Positioning with Apple’s M7 processor
  • And we can expect transit directions, Transit Directions Icon for iOS Maps Briefly Shown in Apple WWDC Session Slides
  • A feature that makes sense, iOS 8 Offers Quick Access to Apps Based on Location
  • Better maps on iOS? MapBox introduced MapBox GL, a new framework for live, responsive maps in every iOS app, and open source-driven, supports video too, Video in Mapbox GL
  • A week ago, Users Noticing Significant Improvements in Apple Maps Data with Quick Corrections
  • A new feature, Hidden ‘City Tours’ Flyover Feature for iOS 8 Maps Discovered in Beta 2
  • About Apple mapping internals, Lack of Maps Updates in iOS 8 Said to Be Caused by ‘Internal Politics’, Developers Leaving
  • Local recommendations, Apple Acquires Social Recommendation Service Spotsetter

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