iPhone Location Tracking

There has been a lot of chatter this week about iPhone location tracking. I downloaded the iPhoneTracker app to take a look. This app finds the latest backup on your Mac, and pulls the lat/long data and presents it on a zoomable map.

Here’s my results:

iPhone Locations

I noticed something I didn’t expect. I have a Verizon iPhone and I don’t take it when I travel internationally. The points you can see on the map in Europe and Central America come from data collected from my last GSM-based iPhone 4. When I moved to the new phone, I did a backup and restore.

So if you do this, the consolidated.db data contains location data from all your iPhones, not just your current one.