Much like killer Firefox extension/experiment Ubiquity is being partially integrated into Firefox’s 3.5 release, the neat-looking Geode extension has been quietly included into 3.5 as a new geolocation feature. It’s powered by Google’s Wi-Fi-powered location service, and it’s still supported by only a handful of services—but maybe more once it’s also incorporated into Mozilla’s Fennec mobile browser. [via CNET]
Firefox 3.5 Gets Geolocation, Powered By Google
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