iPad Thief Caught With Cloud Photo

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by caledonia, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. caledonia

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    Was the Setting for camera My Photo Stream switched on and when the thief used the camera it sent the picture? - lol
     
  3. giradman

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    Hi John - welcome to the forum! :)

    Concerning your question, I'm assuming that the iPad had GPS activated and 'Location Services' on for the Camera - thus, location was present in the photo's metadata - my iPad does not have GPS, so others w/ more experience may want to add a comment or two. Dave
     
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    Location services works, sort of, even without GPS. My photos' EXIF data shows the last wifi hotspot Apple could identify. Obviously, on a road trip with long distances between wifi access points, many photos will be mistagged. But some will be in the general area.

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    I'm thinking you're on the right track here.....although it would need to be turned on in iCloud settings also.
     
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    This is interesting. I was in Sam's the other day and took some shots of some products on my 4S. Photostream is on. The images show up on my PC with GPS data included. I was inside Sam's though, so I'm surprised the GPS data was included. Another reason to get the GPS model of the iPad, though.

    BTW, I looked at a screen shoot I did...it gave a PNG file with no GPS data.
     

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