That story going around that claims iPhone 11 devices are secretly harvesting your location information – even though you’ve told them not to do so? You don’t need to worry about it. Here’s why.What’s the story?
The tale begins when a security researcher noticed the devices seemed to be sending out location data, even when Location Services were switched off. He thought this was weird, but Apple reassured him that this was “expected behavior” – and while the company took a little time to figure out what to say about this, it’s answer is convincing, once you know what it means.What Apple said
The issue relates to iPhone 11’s U1 chip, which brings in an exciting (yet veteran) technology called Ultra Wideband (UWB). Speaking to TechCrunch, Apple described UWB as an industry standard that is also subject to some regulatory usage limitations, meaning it can’t operate all the time.