I recently learned that most common smart phones do something called geotagging. As people who regularly follow this site will know I have recently been doing a lot of work with a new HTC Evo so I was really interested in this. Geotagging, also called geocoding, is the process of assigning geographic location metadata to a photo. The geographic information can include details such as the latitude and longitude coordinates or city and state details for the geographic location of the photo. I may write a later article on how to actually extract the metadata from a picture however for this post I will just show how to turn it off.
In case you’re not using it already, Google’s web history is a free and handy way to find useful links that you forgot to bookmark. I use it quite a bit when when I google search bugs and installation problems that I need to look up later. It can keep track of (1) all of your Google web searches and links you visited from those searches, and optionally (2) all of your web history (not just Google searches)