“Noted jailbreak developer Ryan Petrich has released a new jailbreak-only utility tonight named untrackerd, which promises to block iOS and Apple’s ability to log your device’s location information,” Mark Gurman reports for 9 to 5 Mac.

“Petrich’s application comes in light of a new discovery that Apple’s mobile operating system tracks iOS device’s longitude and latitude,” Gurman reports. “That location information is then stored on your [iOS device’s] hard drive.”

More info in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]

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