Bing App for Windows Phone 'turn-by-turn navigation' features and more

Bing announced two new features to “the Bing app for Windows phones”. “First is a redesigned home page with changed the navigation to give people faster access to common searches, such as Movies and Traffic. Second feature is turn-by-turn navigation for Windows 6.x phones, powered by Bing Maps. We took advantage of the Microsoft Tellme […]

Bing announced two new features to “the Bing app for Windows phones”. “First is a redesigned home page with changed the navigation to give people faster access to common searches, such as Movies and Traffic. Second feature is turn-by-turn navigation for Windows 6.x phones, powered by Bing Maps. We took advantage of the Microsoft Tellme team’s expertise in voice applications to deliver an amazingly lifelike voice experience for the turn-by-turn navigation. If you’ve a Windows phones on Sprint, T-Mobile, or AT&T you can use voice guided navigation. Now when getting directions with Bing, you’ll see a new “Navigate” button. By selecting it, Bing will calculate your route, and guide you as you drive. You can select the fastest or shortest route, choose to avoid traffic and/or tolls, get a map or a list of directions, and see arrows and hear alerts to know which way to turn next. Navigation feature for Bing app is available on: HTC Fuze, HTC Pure, HTC HD2, HTC Tilt 2, HTC Touch Diamond 2, HTC Touch HD, HTC Touch Pro, HTC Touch Pro 2, Motorola Q9c, Samsung Jack, Samsung Omnia II, Samsung Propel, T-Mobile Dash 3G.

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