There's been a fuss this week about a file on the iPhone and iPad that stores location data - consolidated.db.
There's an article at http://weblogs.dailypress.com/technology/pressforward/blog/2011/04/iphone_location_tracking_conso_1.html where an IT professional discusses how this is not news, and has been written about previously.
I agree with the general approach that these sorts of files are nothing to get excited about - I imagine such a file rapidly improves geolocation startup. I've just been traveling through Thailand, Cambodia and Malaysia and was quite surprised at how fast my iPhone 4 located my current position - a few seconds after getting off a plane.
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