Apr 17

Getting raw GPS data from your mobile device

gpsRaw

Want to know where you are right now? I am seriously. Well let me help you with that! I recently made a mini tool/website that displays the following GPS data from your mobile/desktop:

  • Longitude
  • Latitude
  • Horizontal Accuracy
  • Altitude
  • Altitude Accuracy
  • Heading
  • Speed

Its quick-n-easy to use. Why not check it out :)

http://gpsraw.trynull.com

Its interesting seeing that some web browsers dont provide all the information in the list above to mobile websites. Here is a quick overview of Continue reading

Sep 24

Tag from the past…

Wow… I came across something very interesting today while going through my rather inactive Vimeo account… The final presentation for my university thesis that I did with Pallavi Sah back in 2010!

The thesis is titled ‘interactive online teaching and learning’ and it uses HTML5 to build a highly interactive teaching/collaboration tool for students and teachers. I am not sure where the source code is but it’d be nice to get my hands on it sometime. Till then, be sure to check out the video below!…
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Apr 03

How fast is your web browser?

Recently while I was creating WordDice, I noticed something very interesting… Some of my own web browsers were taking much longer to ‘render’ the search results! Thinking that it would be useful to compare the time taken, I decided to create www.speedtest.trynull.com which helps compare web browser speed test results. Here is what it does: Continue reading