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Here's the trouble with letting apps know your location data: It's a potential privacy nightmare, but it also makes certain apps a lot more useful. 

Case in point: Google Maps. You don't have to let the app access your location or retain your location history, but then it's not nearly as good. And if you do let it retain your location history, the only way to make it forget that data is to periodically go into the app's settings and tap an option manually. 

No more9to5Google spotted that a new beta of Google Maps for Android, version 10.10, has an option to automatically delete your location history after a set interval.  Read more...

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