Windows 7 Launch Features Bing Maps

imageToday’s a big day for us Microsofties – the launch of our latest operating system, Windows 7 marks a new era in desktop computing and some exciting times for Bing Maps. As mentioned in my Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7 Features Virtual Earth blog post, Virtual Earth (now named Bing Maps) is onboard the multi-touch PCs natively as the Microsoft Surface Globe application.

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The Multi-touch pack comes with a whole suite of applications which you can check out here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/whats-the-microsoft-touch-pack-for-windows-7. if you want a Windows 7 Multi-touch PC with Bing Maps, here’s a list of PC manufacturers for you to choose from.

OEM

Model

Platform

Form Factor

Technology

Acer

Aspire AS5738PG

Notebook

Clamshell

Capacitive

Acer

Aspire Z5610

Desktop

AIO

Optical

Asus

Eee PC T91

Netbook

Netbook

Resistive

Dell

Studio One 19

Desktop

AIO

Optical

Dell

Latitude XT2

Notebook

Tablet

Capacitive

Fujitsu

Lifebook T4310

Notebook

Tablet

Capacitive

Fujitsu

Lifebook T4410

Notebook

Tablet

Capacitive

Fujitsu

LifeBook 5010

Notebook

Tablet

Capacitive

Fujitsu

DeskPower F Series

Desktop

AIO

Optical

Gateway

Gateway One ZX4800

Desktop

AIo

Optical

HP

TouchSmart 600t

Desktop

AIO

Optical

HP

TouchSmart 300z

Desktop

AIO

Optical

HP

TouchSmart TX2

Notebook

Tablet

Capacitive

HP

TouchSmart dx9000

Desktop

AIO

Optical

Lenovo

ThinkPad X200

Notebook

Tablet

Capacitive

Lenovo

ThinkPad T400

Notebook

Clamshell

Capacitive

Medion

X9613

Desktop

AIO

Optical

Sony

VAIO L

Desktop

AIO

Optical

Toshiba

Satellite U505

Notebook

Clamshell

Capacitive

Toshiba

Satellite M505

Notebook

Clamshell

Capacitive

If you want more details on the Windows 7 release, I suggest you check out the Windows Blog.

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