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Fun fact: GPS uses 10 bits to store the week. That means it runs out... oh heck – April 6, 2019

imaginarynumber

Re: Google maps

Not sure when wifi geolocation was introduced but it wouldn't have been 2007.

Google maps mobile 2.0 introduced cell tower triangulation in Nov 2007 on Symbian, BB and Windows Mobile for devices without GPS. I don't know how long it took Apple to release a firmware update.

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