LocationAPI

Instantly locate any device w/ WiFi, celltowers & IP address

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#2 Product of the DayMay 25, 2015
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Kevin William DavidHunterHiring@kwdinc · Community @Siftery. No 1 Hunter on PH🥇
With over 511.41 million WiFis & 58.91 million Cell Tower objects, it claims to have the most extensive database in the world across all leading WiFi & Cell Tower technologies (GSM, CDMA, UMTS, LTE).
Matty Mariansky@mmariansky · Product Designer at Meekan
Does this mean that blocking an app's Location Service access on my iPhone is useless?
Gopi AravindMakerHiring@gopi_ar · Unwired Labs
@mmariansky Fortunately, iPhone doesn't allow access to such data if Location Services are switched off. However, IP geolocation still works; so an app developer who requests our API will be able to know the country / city you belong to. In Android, there are reports that Ad marketplaces have access to Cell tower data even if positioning is switched off. We haven't verified this yet, though.
Anuj Adhiya@anujadhiya · Engagement/Analytics at GrowthHackers
Added to my API collection: http://www.producthunt.com/@anuj...
Ben Basche@basche42 · Product Marketing at Layer
Are we okay with this? Curious to hear how people feel
Gopi AravindMakerHiring@gopi_ar · Unwired Labs
This is essentially the same service both Google and Apple offer as part of their SDKs to developers. Our API allows developers another option (quicker / more accurate) to work with and also serves non-smartphone markets (B2B tracking), etc. It requires user permission to work on your phone.
Nick Rempel@nbrempel · https://rempel.world
This is neat and kind of scary.