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Bing Maps updated for the Super Bowl with updated venue map Super Bowl Preparedness

Bing Maps updated for the Super Bowl with updated venue map

If past experiences with sporting events are any indication, finding your way around can be a nightmare at times. Today, Microsoft announced some updates to its Bing Maps platform in order to alleviate some of those issues for this year's Super Bowl attendees. First up, the folks behind Bing Maps have updated the platform's venue map of the University of Phoenix Stadium (pictured...

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Explore 3D and Yelp makes finding three dimensions easier in Bing Maps Preview on Windows 8.1

Explore 3D and Yelp makes finding three dimensions easier in Bing Maps Preview on Windows 8.1

Bing Maps for Windows 8.1 has introduced a whole slew of new features, ranging from user interface tweaks to tie-ins with popular services like Yelp and TripAdvisor, to expanded regional availability of transit and driving directions. The preview version of Bing Maps has added in the ability to find cities with 3D models on the map through an Explore 3D experience. You can also mark...

Simon Sage 19
Here’s how to use Microsoft’s new 3-D Maps and Aerial view in Windows Phone 8.1

Here’s how to use Microsoft’s new 3-D Maps and Aerial view in Windows Phone 8.1

You may not know this, but Microsoft has actually overhauled their Maps app for Windows Phone with the 8.1 release. The reason you may not be aware is due to the majority of you using Lumias. Nokia has their HERE Maps application, which prioritizes over Microsoft’s Maps. But with the Preview being available, Microsoft’s Maps app is once again back on the Apps list (if not, you can use...

Daniel Rubino 165
Fancy driving or catching public transport? Why not take a stroll with your Windows Phone?

Fancy driving or catching public transport? Why not take a stroll with your Windows Phone?

You're going to get behind the wheel? No, you want to catch the bus? Hold it, dear chap! Instead, since it's Mobile Nations Fitness Month, why don't you make use of the pedestrian functionality in the Windows Phone Maps app? Stretch those legs, turn up the beats and introduce your favourite swagger to the unexpected public. There's nothing like a casual stroll on a Friday afternoon,...

Rich Edmonds 18