In a previous post I explained how adding sensors to HTML5 app is possible in Desktop mode but not yet supported. You can get it to work with a Google extension. Read this post.
With the recent launch of the 3rd Generation Intel Core Processors, Intel has introduced a new breed of Ultrabook and it’s a game-changer. Ultrabooks and Convertibles based on the 3
The Windows* Runtime API, also called WinRT, is the new core API for Windows 8* Store apps.
Geo-location on Windows 8* desktop applications using WinRT (PDF 342KB)