These days every app you use grabs your location and gives you location based customized search results and ads. Its not just apps but internet and even IPTV are using your location to know where you are and show location based content. Don’t be too thankful to the latest technology for inventing this location based technology because humans since thousands of years have been using clever ways of being located.
The infographic below details the history of location-based technology, from the most primitive to the most advanced. This comes to iTgrunts from Mashable.