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HTML5 allows you to store data on your local web browser

If you remember Google Gears, there was a feature (Local Database API) allowing to store data on your local web browser. But since HTML5 has emerged into supporting such a feature, Google has decided to retire its Google Gears.

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Google Gears Geolocation API, example displays your location on Google Map

The Google Gears Geolocation API allows you to display your current position data by obtaining it from your WiFi antenna. The Google Gears Geolocation API is able to obtain the exact location of the user’s current location, in terms of latitude, longitude and even the address etc. User browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox must have Google Gears installed excepts Google Chrome, in order to have the Google Gears API to work on your browser.

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Google launches Google Code Lab, where you can find all Google APIs

Google has launched the Google Code Lab, a site where you can find all the links to the early stage of Google products. And currently they have over 60 APIs available, which you can use to build mash-up for your websites.

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Google Gears will include Image manipulation API

Google Gears will have a set of API for manipulating images. Such as cropping, resizing and composing images etc on the client-side using JavaScript.

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