Yes, Bing Maps does still exist, and thanks to a brand-new update, you might even have a reason to use it again.
Remember a couple years ago when everybody was freaking out about the all of the 3D-imaging fuckups in the new Apple Maps? Well, those surreal portrayals of the world we live in, exist in many mapping services. And as one anonymous Tumblr user shows, they're works of art—especially when they wiggle.
Bing Maps is apparently really great at one thing: revealing top secret military information. After capturing a top secret military base, Bing has now caught a stealth Russian airplane that's been shrouded in mystery. The Bing Maps image above shows Russia's MIG Project 1.44, Russia's first attempt at building a…
This past week, reports have come out about a top secret US drone base inside Saudi Arabia. The base was built two years ago, had been used for dozens of drone attacks in Yemen and was originally hidden by the news until it was revealed this week. Now, Bing Maps may have found it, reports WIRED. Satellite images show…
Bing Maps just added 165TB of new aerial images—more than doubling the 129TB previously available. The update covers 15 million square miles in North America, South America, Africa, Australia, Europe and Asia. Besides satellite imagery, additions include exclusive aircraft photography. You can explore the whole…
I've gotten lost at JFK Airport more times than I care to admit. But Bing Maps now offers full maps of airports so you make it to your flight without getting turned around.
If you've never been able to put your finger on why Google Maps seems so much easier to read than other mapping services, here's why.
Cab drivers know their cities intimately, using shortcuts and side streets to bypass traffic jams and (hopefully) get you to your destination more quickly. Now Microsoft is hoping to tap into this talent and design better driving directions for online maps.
A UC Berkley team has built a giant room-scanning backpack, brimming with lasers and cameras, that can map an interior and generate a 3D model. The potential utility for services like Google Maps is huge, but also, laser backpack.
Online maps have the same problem as online search and online anything: information overload. That's why these Bing Destination Maps that sketch your location aren't just whimsical and practical. They're incredibly useful as well, especially in cities. Plus: treasure maps!
Bing Maps just got a big ol' update, bringing its own fancy 3D street view images as well as Twitter and Facebook integration.