Windows Phone Blog Announces Plans to Expand Traffic Data Option in New Cities

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Scott Borton, a Senior PM in the Windows Phone Map App space, gives a quick introduction to the traffic option and highlights a few of the team’s latest upgrades in a recent blog post: Beep! Beep! Better traffic coverage on the way. If you haven’t tried checking the latest traffic conditions on your phone yet, open Maps, expand the menu, and tap Show Traffic. Enjoy the expanded traffic coverage to…

Map Controls in Windows Phone 7 with Chris P.

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Early previews of Windows Phone 7 have shown some pretty powerful integration of Bing Maps. Last week, Chris Pendleton spoke at the Seattle Silverlight Group’s Summer Series to provide potential WP7 app developers an overview of Bing Maps and the WP7 Bing Maps controls. You can watch his presentation below (note: the audio is very low and your volume will need to be turned up). Also, if you want even…

Bing Maps Goes Mobile – For Free

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More and more developers are choosing Bing Maps, and today there’s great news for all of you – the new Windows Phone 7 SDK features Bing Maps as its default map control. But it’s not just about Windows Phone – we’ve made Bing Maps free for you to create consumer-facing mobile applications on any platform. (For details, see the Bing Maps Mobile Terms of Use.) If you’re new to Windows…