Apple Maps may be able to provide its users with more accurate information about their location in the future, by using artificial intelligence to adjust GPS data when incorrect information or mistakes are detected in sensor readings.
Apple has started to warn owners of the iPhone 5 to update their devices from their current iOS version to iOS 10.3.4 by November 3 to continue using the App Store and iCloud, or face updating only by performing a backup and restore with a Mac or PC beyond that date.
U.S. military personnel are banned from using geolocation features in iPhones, the Apple Watch, and other smartphones and fitness trackers while deployed, as the Pentagon believes they could endanger lives by revealing the user's location in areas where they are operating.
A growing thread on the Apple community support forums suggests that users are having some difficulties with GPS accuracy mostly on the iPhone 8 and iPhone X — but a software fix appears to be included for most in the most recent beta of iOS 11.2.
If you want to stream music while tracking an extended outdoor workout, you'll probably want to bring your iPhone in tow with your new Apple Watch Series 3, as the latest watchOS 4.1 update offers just three hours of uptime while streaming music and using GPS.
Apple has made a minor change to the specification its latest mobile products — the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 — adding support for Japan's regional satellite positioning system QZSS, alongside existing support for GPS and GLONASS.
The new Apple Watch Series 2 boasts a faster processor, GPS radio, waterproof design, support for swim tracking, and a new high-end white ceramic Edition casing. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the second-generation wearable device.
By adopting a thinner OLED Force Touch display with the new second-generation Apple Watch, Apple may be able to squeeze in a much thicker and more powerful battery, if new component leaks are to be believed.