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Screenshot shows that in iOS 8, users are asked if apps can still use location data

0. phoneArena posted on 06 Jun 2014, 03:48

A screenshot from an iOS 8 powered device, reveals that the new build of Apple's mobile OS will ask uses if they still give permission to mobile apps to continue using location data. Back in the olden days when iOS 6 ruled the world, say back in 2012, Apple required the user to give his or her's express permission to the developer that would allow the app to collect and use location data...

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posted on 06 Jun 2014, 04:30

1. janekkubek (Posts: 14; Member since: 10 Mar 2014)

Nihil novi.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 05:02

2. GreekGeek (Posts: 1276; Member since: 22 Mar 2014)

Yo apple, why don't you make a fap app called ''Fapp'' ?

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 06:42 1

3. number29 (Posts: 185; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)

iOSes granual app permissions are definitely a big benefit of the platform over rivals. I like that Apple are taking the opportunity to remind users of their ability to choose whether apps have access to their location or not as most would typically set the option once and then never change it again.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 07:16

4. shahulvm (Posts: 124; Member since: 01 Apr 2012)

Much much better then android where you cannot give location access to individual appz. Even bb has the option to grant access to location to individual apps.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 07:43 1

5. skymitch89 (Posts: 1366; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)

Another Android feature that Apple has used to "innovate" with to make their product "better".

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 08:04 1

6. Leo_MC (Posts: 2743; Member since: 02 Dec 2011)

Android never had this option until KK.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 08:04

7. iampayne (Posts: 322; Member since: 12 Aug 2013)

As long as its not as bad as Windows Vista pop ups its ok.

posted on 06 Jun 2014, 17:09 1

8. Droidrapist (Posts: 186; Member since: 28 May 2014)

Android Apple haters, now you can insert your random hate comment for apple by filling out this easy form:

1. You hate Apple, check one:
__ Yes
__ Yes

2. You have a girlfriend, check only one:
__ NO
__ She left me
__ Only through Facebook

3. You have a life:
___ NO
___ NO

4. You have a sense of style:
__ No
__ Maybe
__ Not sure

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