Yup! As promised in an official statement on location tracking, Apple will be pushing another iOS update dubbed as iOS 4.3.3 to fix location tracking bug on all cellular iDevices. Once again folks at BGR managed to get hold of an early private build (8J2) of iOS 4.3.3 which according to them will no longer backup the location database to iTunes and will decrease the size of database file which is known to store the GPS coordinates of your iDevice.
For those who don't know, last month researchers at O'Reilly discovered that Apple is storing the GPS coordinates of all cellular iDevices locally in an unencrypted and unprotected file called consolidated.db. To answer why this database file is created and why it is logging the coordinates, Apple responded in an official statement that the main purpose of storing the coordinates of Wi-Fi hotspots and cell towers is to help your iPhone rapidly and accurately calculate its location when requested. Apple DO NOT track the location of your iPhone in any way and have no plans to ever do so.
The next question that comes in our mind is that if Apple is not tracking our location then what Apple will be fixing in iOS 4.3.3? In a nutshell, Apple will be just reducing the size of location database file and will no longer backup it to the iTunes. Also when you will turn off Location Services feature, Apple will delete the location database file entirely from your iDevice. iOS 4.3.3 will also bring some improvements to battery life for all supported iDevices and will fix some minor iPod bugs.
We will be updating you with the direct download links for iOS 4.3.3 as soon as Apple will release it publicly. Stay tuned!
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