The ability to use the option for experimental location features has arrived as an option that can be entered into Chromium’s “about:flags” option menu. This feature’s description was a bit wordy, so I stacked the text on top of itself in order for it to fit into your screen.
This allows developers to work with geolocation paired with their extensions. And the reference to operating system location APIs? Sounds like something that would be prepped for a mobile OS like Chrome OS.
Regardless, Google’s planning on making geolocation coupled with mobile an integral business going forward. Consider the rumored acquisition of daily deals site Groupon and the movement of Marissa Meyer, formally VP of search products, into heading the geographic and local services are of the company.