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Postby bobzilla » Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:49 am

Perhaps you've heard of the recent Consolidated.db news, where iPhone/iPads will sync wifi and cell location information to a certain file on the host computer? Finally, a way to netstumble on an iOS device without having to jailbreak it! The WiGLE parser will accept these files, details on the File Posting page.
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Postby Tech^CF » Wed Apr 27, 2011 8:45 am

Great. Thanks. Maybe this will help keep me on top 100 for a bit longer.

I think the database stalled. Maybe something wrong with the parser?

Postby bobzilla » Wed Apr 27, 2011 12:56 pm

Aye, ran into an unhappy file. Bumped up the error handling, now running again.
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Postby Tech^CF » Wed Apr 27, 2011 9:08 pm

Thank you for the quick fix. Really amazing. Got 80,846 new networks with GPS (and I use wifi-where whenever I go new places). Bumped me from 100 place to 36. My girlfriends phone only had about 400 networks. Guess it helps running Latitude and always having wifi on.

Will we see a cache.cell and cache.wifi parser for those with rootet Android phones? For those who are interested, there is good information here: ... access.ars
This is the first world application allows you to view the file consolidated.db in your Iphone.

Check yourself if Apple is Tracking you

Even if you encrypt your data backup with itunes,
anyway TRACEYOU will display all your moving in the past and futur.

TRACEYOU V1.0.3 for Iphone is downloadable in cydia.
the link source in cydia is

TRACEYOU V 1.0.2 is downloadable in Application store ... 81335?mt=8

Postby mtruch » Thu May 12, 2011 4:55 pm

Are weird "circles" of wifi networks that just started appearing in the maps (with censored SSID's) becacuse of improper consolodated.db files?
See the example linked below (zoom out to see how un-natural it looks, zoom in to see the SSID names are incorrect). ... mapzoom=15

Postby bobzilla » Mon May 16, 2011 2:34 pm

Yes, the bubbles come from consolidated.db files. Apple is pushing that data to devices from their own backend database, which apparently results in some wacky looking results.
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