iPhoto ’09 hints at iPhone, iPod Touch geotracking capability?

TidBITs reports on some unused dialogue boxes in iPhoto ’09 that seem to indicate future iPhone (and even iPod Touch) revisions might enable GPS tracking to keep a log of your route information. The dialogues include the text

Activate the location application on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Once selected, any available location information will be transferred to your iPhoto library and associated with the photos in the selected event(s).

and

Select an iPhone or iPod Touch from your list of named devices. Once selected, the appropriate information will be transferred to your iPhoto library and associated with the photos in the selected event(s).

One thought on “iPhoto ’09 hints at iPhone, iPod Touch geotracking capability?”

  1. It’s unlikely that Apple will include geo-tracking in either the iPhone or the iPod touch. What’s more likely is that they will tag the image metadata with the longitude & latitude read from skyhook or GPS and then have iPhoto interpret the approximate location from the metadata after you sync.

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