Posts Tagged ‘bing maps’

Google to Switch All Users to the New Google Maps

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Well, this is disappointing news. Although the new Google Maps definitely has some nice features, there’s still something to be said for the simplicity and relatively uncluttered appearance of the old Google Maps.

Google community manager Abby announced on the official Google Maps forum yesterday that the company will move all users of Google Maps to the new version of the product soon. The same message appears on Google Maps if the classic version of the application is still being used.


Web Maps to Garmin – Custom Map Converter

Friday, March 4th, 2011

If you’re into GPS devices, you might find this article interesting …

Garmin is probably best known for their GPS-powered devices and applications. Up until now it was not that easy to integrate maps of web map services, like Google Maps, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps or Open Street, as custom maps into Garmin devices and applications.


Bing Maps Gets Transit Directions

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Most of the major search engines seem to be playing a game of “catch up” with Google … I wonder what will happen when they’re eventually all exactly like Google?

Bing Maps until recently only offered driving and walking directions for users of the maps service. Today the team announced that they have expanded this by adding transit information for 11 US American and Canadian cities to the information already displayed.