By default, Firefox uses Google Location Services to determine your location by sending: your computers IP address, information about the nearby wireless access points, and a random client identifier, which is assigned by Google, that expires every 2 weeks.

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Task Date
Provide a Google Map by simple creating a gmap div with some data attributes ie, data-zoom=14, data-markers
Handle the errors for the GeoLocation, Permission denied, Position unavailable, Timeout
Markers should be added to an array, draw from data-markers
All Maps API applications should load the Maps API using an API key
Info Windows if inline in the HTML they should be hidden somehow, although doing this hides them from the map too
Hook up the places API for starbucks searching within a Radius
Create options for Bing, OpenMap, Apple maps etc