w3C Geolocation API gives Mobile websites the ability to take advantage of GPS location for web applications. Tons of services are offering web sites and web apps with location awareness. Andrew Markham explains the API with code and demonstrates an integration with the Google Maps API. Find out where it’s at by reading “Geolocation in the Browser” at BuildMobile.
Desktop browsers can simply use IP Geolocation, but GPS Geolocation available to most mobile devices more accurate.The basic and advanced properties of the
navigator.geolocation object and how to make best use of it are explained further at BuildMobile.