Microsoft’s Bing bods exploit fanbois’ Apple maps misery
Microsoft’s Bing team is taking advantage of Apple’s map app misery to make a push for Redmond’s own cartographic efforts.
In a cheeky blog post, Microsoft invites iPhone 5 users to use Bing Maps to get around instead of Apple’s own shoddy substitute for Google Maps. The blog is titled Just Got a New Phone? Time to Download the Bing App, and avoids explicitly naming the iPhone 5, which launched last week, while making its point clear. Microsoft says: