Daily Tip: How to track Santa on your iPhone or iPad

Daily Tip: How to track Santa on your iPhone or iPad

Little ones trying to figure out just how exactly they can track Santa on their iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad this year? Well, Google Maps and NORAD to the rescue! They've got Dasher and Dancer, Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid, Donner and Blitzen -- and Rudolf! -- of course, on high density, broad-spectrum satellite surveillance and they're tracking him down to the striped wrapping paper in his sleigh bag.

So if you want to know where Santa is just this very second, here's all you have to do:

  • Launch Google Maps
  • Tap the Search box
  • Type in Santa

Bonus Tip: If you click no the blue arrow at the location and click on the link, you will see a photo of the location.

That's it! The jolly old elf is now in your scopes! So get the cookies and milk ready and make sure you're tucked in before the chimney starts rocking,because Santa Clause is coming to town!

Source; NORAD

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Rene Ritchie

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Daily Tip: How to track Santa on your iPhone or iPad


Seriously Clark?.... if you dont get that reference, something is seriously wrong with you and you have no Christmas spirit!

Both cpimanoes make inferior trash, and charge far too much for it.Apple make shiny crap that is technically inferior.iOS 4 bricks older iphones, their external antennae causes huge problems, their app store blocks superior Products from competitors, their video chat implementation requires wifi, their dumb phone has only one button, and almost no customization options . It is inferior crap sold to people on irrelevant things like how shiny it is, and how much apple spend on ads

Doesn't work well for me in California, we have Santa Cruz, Santa Maria, Santa monica keeps bringing me to the closest places.

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