Firefox 3.1 Appears to Include Location

Firefox 3.1 (beta) is now available for download. It appears to contain the location-awareness code that was announced with the Geode plug-in just recently:

Support for new web technologies such as the and elements, the W3C Geolocation API, JavaScript query selectors, web worker threads, SVG transforms and offline applications.

Here’s my prior discussion of Geode.

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2 Responses to “Firefox 3.1 Appears to Include Location”

  1. Tim Cohn Says:

    Unless I missed it before, the address bar now includes a RSS button for sites that offer subscriptions which makes subscribing much easier.

  2. Google’s Chrome Out of Beta - ContentPig.Com Says:

    [...] I asked Google about location in the browser. Google Gears and its Geolocation API are built into Chrome. What that means is that Google’s WiFi and cell tower database triangulation will be able to pinpoint users with a high degree of accuracy (much like Google’s “MyLocation” does on mobile phones). It’s also similar to what Mozilla is doing with the next version of Firefox. [...]

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