Apple purges Wi-Fi stumblers from App Store [iPhones]

Posted: March 5, 2010 in Apple - MAC, Gadgets, iPhone/iPad
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The victims of the moment are apps with Wi-Fi stumbling features, such as Wifi-Where, yFy, and Sekai Camera. These are applications that can not only show the location of every nearby Wi-Fi hotspot based on information from an online directory, but also can dynamically add more listings based on what Wi-Fi access points the iPhone detects in the immediate vicinity. There’s just one problem; that feature, dubbed “stumbling,” is accomplished through the use of undocumented, private APIs. [read: MacWorld]


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