Geolocation is the identification of the real-world geographic location of an object, such as a radar, mobile phone or an internet-connected computer terminal.

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Location Services are always disabled in Mac OS X Lion

A simple location services program was working fine on my machine and suddenly stopped working. Upon further exploring the problem, I realized that some process has disabled location services in ...
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Google location services incorrectly identifies my location

Short version: I live in Iowa. My WiFi only Android tablet's AccuWeather.com weather app, and Google Maps, and Chrome on my laptop tell me I'm located Oklahoma City. Why? Commentary: From what I ...
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Remote and Local IP address - determine location

There is way to determine location (on a map) remote IP. Was wondering how to determine user location if I now local IP?
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Geolocation in Firefox doesn't always work

I have a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.6 and Firefox 3.6.8. I am working on a website that uses HTML5 geolocation. I noticed that it doesn't always work. It hangs for a long time, or if I have a timeout, ...
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Are there mapping utilities out there that will let me import geo position data (lat/long) and plot the points on a map?

I have a data file with a bunch of lat/long positions. Is there any mapping software out there (google maps, etc) that will allow me to import the positions from the file and plot them on a map? I ...
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Ensuring authenticity of a picture taken at a location [closed]

Since nowadays a lot of application depends on the GPS to register it's location and all aka geotagging, im just wondering is there any ways to detect if a person actually spoof the location of the ...
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Is it possible to provide local geolocation data?

This may not be possible, but I thought I may as well ask. I have set up my own local network, using a small computer running Debian Linux (Wheezy), which is acting as a wireless router. What I'd ...
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Can I force an update to IPGeolocation data?

So I just moved, so of course the MAC address of my WiFi router still shows me located at my previous residence (both Google and Bing maps). Do I need to wait until the next drive by from each of the ...
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How To Get Around Geo Blocking (Very Smart Website) [closed]

I have looked at some posts in here and none of them really addressed my issue. So here it comes... I'm trying to purchase a subscription for some sports channels, however, when I click on the ...
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Can you change your location in Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 8 geolocation change at the OS level I have installed Windows 8 and I'm connected through cable. The location services thinks I am somewhere close, but not ...
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Is there a good site for finding out the location given IP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Know exact location of IP address Given an IP address, many sites can give an location estimated for where the IP is from. However, the estimation by many sites are not ...
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Website/app to geocode accurate co-ords from an address? [closed]

Ok i've tried a couple and they've been miles out. I don't need anything automated or any json / xml etc just a good website where i can paste in an address, receive co-ords and then paste elsewhere. ...
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Know exact location of IP address

I am trying to find locations of some IP addresses. I am using http://www.geobytes.com/IpLocator.htm?GetLocation but it seems not returning exact information. I am from Egypt, and whatever I search ...
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How reliable is IP address geo lookup? [closed]

I'm wondering about the typical accuracy of geographical lookups based on IP addresses. I'm aware it's rarely possible to get very close to the actual position, and VPN/TOR and similar services ...
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Why is my IP address saying that I'm in a different state?

I live in PA and when I log into Facebook it says that my IP address location is in CA. Is there a way that I can fix the address to where I actually live?
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How do I find out the Mac Address Firefox submits for Geolocation?

I moved, but have the same router and cable box. Now when I visit Google Maps it still shows my old location. I went to the SkyhookWireless update page to update my Mac Address with my new location. ...
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Avoiding geo-blocking

I'm trying to avoid a Spanish site blocking me because of my location in UK. I joined Golden Frog VyperVPN and I could connect to their sever in Spain, so that I can see I have a Spanish IP if I use ...
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VPN location with Smartphone [closed]

My company logs the location of where you VPN from. If I use my smartphone hotspot would the VPN be able to see if I'm at home or at the beach?
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How did Google Maps acquire my location? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does google My Location work? How does precise GeoLocation in HTML5 work? I fired up Google Maps in Chrome on my Mac Book Pro running Windows 7. To my ...
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GeoTrace email Address

Is is possible to geo lookup a Gmail sender ? The gmail headers contain information about the routing of the email and the originating IP of the email. However, someone who sends you an email from ...
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How can I bypass location-dependent redirects on a website I'd like to view as a local of different region than the one I'm in?

I live in California, and I'm trying to get to New York's AAA site so I can manage membership for my family, who's in New York. Instead, I get redirected to California's AAA, and the AAA Locations and ...
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Visio 2013 Geocoding?

I'm pretty new to Visio other than doing some quick not that advanced diagrams. How ever i have a project where we want to map out all of our building locations, and I was wonder how/if you can use ...
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Windows 8 showing wrong location

Windows 8 is showing the wrong location in some apps which are location-sensitive, putting me 300 miles or so away. How can I correct this problem?
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How to disable Chrome's Omnibox abroad detection?

I frequently (a few times a day) connect via VPN with an abroad service and Google Chrome detects it as if I was abroad. And every time I do that it asks me: How do I disable this thing? Google ...
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DNS geolocation and host file

I was trying to understand DNS geolocation used to limit content country by country. As far as I understand, it is the DNS server which returns an IP address corresponding to the server that the ...
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Ffmpeg not copying location metadata

I'm converting vidoes and even though I"m using -map_metadata 0 ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -map_metadata 0 output.mp4 The above code defaults to libx264/libvo_aacenc. The location metadata is not copied, ...
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Spoof my location in Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to set my current location manually on Windows 8? Is it possible to spoof a location in Windows 8. The motivation is for testing some Windows 8 location ...
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How to modify the language used by the Google Search Engine on IE 9.0?

I would like to know how we can modify the settings of the Google Search Engine used in Internet Explorer 9.0 to force to use a specific language. Our problem is the following: as it uses geolocation ...
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Preventing apps to access info from wifi device?

Browsers like Chrome and Firefox can use my wifi device to get information about the surrounded APs and pin point my physical location using Google Location Services, I know these browser always ask ...
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How does Google geo location service work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does google My Location work ? I dont use google maps much, but I was using it today and I clicked the "Show my location" button for the first time, then firefox ...
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Getting a US IP address from outside the US [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make my IP address appear to be from another country I'm outside of the USA. How can I connect to the Internet using my country's Internet servers but be recognized as a ...
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Geolocation Software [closed]

I'm looking for a web-based or desktop app that I enter my IP, MAC Address, and whatever values I can access and it tells me exactly where I am. I know about browser geolocation data, but how can I ...
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How mobile devices can get their geolocation? [closed]

I recently bought an iPad mini. This is the cheaper version, no GPS included. I'm wondering how can these mobile devices get my exact location. I made some research on my PC like checking IP to ...
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Software, to share physical locations of members of a group? [closed]

I work at a highway construction company, where at any given time, there are three to four work crews at different locations or towns In The Middle Of Nowhere. Right now, the guys in the office have ...
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Can a same IPaddress be located in two different locations?

In my organizantion, there is a proxy server, through which all the packets are filtered and forwarded. There are many sites that tell the location of the IP address. I tried the IP addess of the ...