| 4:31 pm on Dec 8, 2005 (gmt 0)|
The birds' eye view of New York is impressive! They are using planes rather than satellites for greater detail, but only in certain cities.
Pretty cool! Google has a new competitor!
I am glad to report it works in Opera 9 too, bar an error message which doesn't affect it.
There's a part that requires ActiveX, but you can choose to use your IP address instead to get round this, at least on first glance.
| 6:43 pm on Dec 8, 2005 (gmt 0)|
you can see the MS superiority in GUI.
| 7:44 pm on Dec 8, 2005 (gmt 0)|
yup, this is pretty nice stuff.
| 9:20 pm on Dec 8, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Google Maps lets you scroll infinitely. This one seems to have an edge. But I do like the new angle view.
| 10:55 pm on Dec 8, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Mouse wheel can be used for zooming in and out - sweet! Although looking look kinda washed out, the aerial images seem to be more up to date.
| 11:14 pm on Dec 8, 2005 (gmt 0)|
yes but google maps has old data.
Example: I looked at my address and it has been a new housing development and it still has last years data.
| 4:47 pm on Dec 9, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I am seeing Google has updated maps for my area rather than MS.
| 5:12 pm on Dec 9, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I can see my house! Ok, once the technorati have tried this out how will the average search consumer benefit by it?