Since 10.7.2 it is possible not only find my iPhone, but also to find my Mac. I’ve added all of them to the iCloud service and used the sosumi php scripts to get the data.
Since today the iCloud is available to the public and you can use it to find your iPhone. The location service I described also works with iCloud accounts.
Inspired by the question in the http://fanbóys.org/ podcast, I will write down, what I have up and running for over two years now.
Goal: Have a background method running, which collects your location during the day and displays it on a map and has some export functionality.
Ingredients: An Apple iPhone, an Apple ID, activated Find My iPhone, a LAMP system and additional Google Maps. Continue reading