Using Stock Camera Gives You Location

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  1. shugknight
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    Not sure if you guys knew this, but I thought this was REALLY cool. I started using the Stock Camera App again, after I got sick of bad pictures with Zoom FX Camera.

    First off, I noticed my pictures are coming in more crisp. Not sure if it's just the different settings that I've taken, but from my Droid, they look great.

    Second, when looking at pictures in the 2.1 Gallery, I noticed the folder the pics I recently took were in, had the town of my brother's house underneath it. When I looked at the details, it actually had the exact address and location of my brother's house!

    I thought this was one small addition that will definitely keep me from using any other camera app's out there.
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    The location feature for pictures was in 2.0.1 too. Its hidden in the camera settings. I agree with you that its a pretty cool feature.
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    The geo-tagging of pictures is cool.

    From a camera app standpoint, I tested the stock camera against FX camera and Camera Magic, and Camera Magic seems to give the sharpest pictures.

    Sent from my Droid using Tapatalk
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    Is there a setting for this? Mine just says location unknown
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    It's among the settings in the camera app.
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    How is this a cool feature? What does it really do besides suck up battery? Is there a way to turn this feature off?
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    Where? I can't find it.
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    Yeah, all it does it suck up battery. :icon_ nono2:

    This is a nice feature when your travelling or on vacation.

    Mike
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    Well, it could be cool if youre on vaca or traveling and want to show where all your pics are from. Iphoto and plenty of other photo organizing apps use geotagging for organization. It's a nice feature to have for something like that.

    To leave it on constantly...I don't know.
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    Here is one that will pickle your brain. I took pictures off my computer and put them on my droid and it has the location for those pictures (from a completely different phone). Yet the ones that I took while in DC on my droid doesn't have the location on them.
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    Is there a way to turn this off?
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    Is it me or has this site changed from when the Droid first came out? When the Droid first came out, everything AND everyone on this site was nice and civil. Now all I ever hear is people b*tching and complaining about everything regarding the Droid.

    As soon as thread comes up about a Droid feature, within 5 minutes there's someone that replies negatively about it.
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    When in settings look for "Store Location"

    Turn it off if you don't want the location of your pictures.

    On, if you do.
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    Hmmmmmmmm............either way it just shows location as unknown. Gps is enabled. oh well. Thanks.