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# 208715 24-Feb-2017 12:45
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I'm bored and sitting in a training course in Auckland CBD and I decided to check my pokemon go. I was surprised when I didn't recognised the map and even more surprise when I identified the location as osaka Japan. I assumed a gps glitch in the game so I checked out the Google maps app which confirmed my location as Japan!
So my phone is playing up, but I got the guy next to me to check and he too was in osaka.

Any ideas why our phones would be reporting such a wildly inaccurate location?


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  # 1725640 24-Feb-2017 12:59
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Getting the location from a WiFi access point that is recorded as being in Japan.


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  # 1725668 24-Feb-2017 13:27
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RunningMan:

 

Getting the location from a WiFi access point that is recorded as being in Japan.

 

 

That's my guess too. I once had Google Maps open in Auckland and it suddenly changed all the street names to katakana for a minute or two, before popping back to English. It was bizarre!


 
 
 
 


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  # 1725686 24-Feb-2017 14:27
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pavelmac:

 

I'm bored and sitting in a training course in Auckland CBD and I decided to check my pokemon go. I was surprised when I didn't recognised the map and even more surprise when I identified the location as osaka Japan. I assumed a gps glitch in the game so I checked out the Google maps app which confirmed my location as Japan!
So my phone is playing up, but I got the guy next to me to check and he too was in osaka.

Any ideas why our phones would be reporting such a wildly inaccurate location?

 

 

I hope you put that on the Arturo's course evaluation......

 

:-)




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  # 1728323 1-Mar-2017 13:59
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huckster:

 

pavelmac:

 

I'm bored and sitting in a training course in Auckland CBD and I decided to check my pokemon go. I was surprised when I didn't recognised the map and even more surprise when I identified the location as osaka Japan. I assumed a gps glitch in the game so I checked out the Google maps app which confirmed my location as Japan!
So my phone is playing up, but I got the guy next to me to check and he too was in osaka.

Any ideas why our phones would be reporting such a wildly inaccurate location?

 

 

I hope you put that on the Arturo's course evaluation......

 

:-)

 

 

 

 

Lol, busted


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