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More iPhone GPS Indicators Discovered

More iPhone GPS Indicators Discovered

Posted April 11, 2008 at 4:08pm by iClarified
A MacNN reader has spotted yet another indicator that the iPhone will feature GPS capabilities.

Notes on Apple's developer site mention altitude measurements – something that MacNN says is impractical with current cell tower-based positioning due to accuracy. The note indicates the "verticalAccuracy" variable can be a positive or negative value, that its measured in meters, and that it is available in iPhone OS 2.0 or later.

The document relates to the "CLLocation Class Reference" and was found on the Apple Developer Connection website.

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Tim - April 11, 2008 at 4:24pm
I know 3G would be sweet on the iPhone, but I doubt I'd buy it unless it had a real GPS chip on it with software for turn by turn navigation. THen it would definitely be worth it!
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