I went to Providence and Boston for Thanksgiving, home for Christmas, Hartford to see Clara’s cousins, Faber, VA for training camp, and Shenandoah National Park for a few days. But you don’t need me to tell you that if you have access to my computer. Apparently the backup iTunes creates when you sync an iPhone stores locations your phone gets from triangulating cell phone towers. Not as accurate as GPS, but sufficient to expose any interesting trips. A couple creative developers wrote a little application called iPhoneTracker that parses the backup and gives you a little animation with your locations at weekly intervals. Here’s mine:

I found this article from Engadget a year ago noting how Apple revised it’s privacy policy with the release of iOS 4 to allow Apple to anonymously collect real-time location data and share it with partners and licensees. Related? Who knows.

[Wired ; New York Times]

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