Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Briefly: Bing Maps imagery increase, Windows Phone Facebook app update

updated 11:03 pm EDT, Sat September 7, 2013

Microsoft adds 5M square miles of images to Bing Maps

Microsoft has updated Bing Maps to include another 13 million square kilometers (5 million square miles) of satellite imagery. The update, consisting of aircraft and satellite aerial imagery according to The Next Web, is spread over the majority of the world, including areas of Iceland, France, Brazil, England, Chile, Fiji, and China, with the added photographs totaling almost 316 terabytes of data.

Microsoft updates Windows Phone 7, 8 Facebook app with 256MB RAM support

The Facebook app for Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8 has been updated, adding support for smartphones with 256MB of RAM. Confirmed over Twitter by Joe Belfiore, head of Windows Phone at Microsoft, the update to the beta social network software also includes a number of bug fixes and performance enhancements.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

  1. Cold Warrior

    Moderator

    Joined: 01-01-01

    I'll admit that bing maps' imagery can be much better than google's. Not the satellite stuff, but the aircraft (bird's eye) shots and its multiple angles and rotation.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Crucial MX100 256GB SATA-3 SSD

While the price-per-gigabyte ratio for magnetic platter-based hard drives can't be beat, the speed that a SSD brings to the table for ...

Narrative Clip

With the advent of social media technology, people have been searching for new ways to share the events of their daily lives -- be it ...

Blue's Mikey Digital

Blue Microphones, a company that makes some of the most popular digital USB microphones among podcasters and musicians, has for some t ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News