Windows Live Local beta nothing to get excited about?

Posted on Saturday, May 27 2006 @ 09:35 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ARS Technica has taken another look at Windows Live Local and wasn't really impressed:
As good as all of that sounds, there's nothing eye-poppingly new and different about the updated Microsoft map service at first blush, just another drag-around AJAX map. The purported importance of the traffic information pales a bit when you consider that Yahoo's beta mapping tool already has live traffic info, and the existing MSN MapPoint does, too..
Read on over here.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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