iOS7 must read article

Thanks to our favourite geek Techydude for bringing to our attention a great article posted on ZDNet this morning. It highlights an important location services icon that is turned 'off' by default but could be useful in ensuring you maintain your privacy and potentially extend battery time if fewer apps are using location services.

By Jason D. O'Grady published on 19 September 2013 @jasonogrady

Four privacy settings you should enable in iOS 7 immediately

Data backed up? Check.iOS7

iOS 7 installed? Check.

Data restored? Check.

Life is good and time to fire up your favorite iTunes Radio station, right?

Not so fast.

Before diving into the beautiful, parallaxy, candy-colored world that is iOS 7, you need to adjust your privacy settings on your iPhone or iPad. If you like your Privacy, that is. Installing iOS 7 is pretty easy and, even if you don't back up your data ahead of time, it will usually put everything back right where it belongs.

Simple, right?

Well yes, that's how iOS 7 is designed to work. But don't let Apple's thin Helvetica Neue and serene, dynamic wallpapers lull you into complacency. A whole number iOS upgrade is a big deal and it resets a bunch of your settings and adds other new ones that you should be aware of.

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