The Google Maps Geolocation API provides developers with tools and documentation for incorporating geolocation with mobile and WiFi technologies. The Geolocation API specifically returns a location and accuracy radius based on the information of cell towers and WiFi nodes that can then be detected by the mobile client.
Adding location-aware services to applications is one of the best ways to increase user engagement. Developers looking to enhance apps in this way can check out the ProgrammableWeb directory for location APIs to fit their needs. Here we list the most popular APIs for from our Location category.