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Windows Phone 7 Made Simple by Jon Westfall

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Chapter 22. Using Maps

Many years ago—many being less than 10, in this case—the ability to access a map on the go meant investing in multiple books of maps that you kept in your car. Yes, you could plot directions on the Internet; however, if you were driving and found that I-76 was closed for three hours, you had no easy way to detour from Toledo to Richmond (not that I would know this from personal experience!).

But then came the marvel of GPS devices that could hold maps for the entire country. And now we can use our phones to look up, not only directions, but even what the area looks like and how the traffic is flowing in real-time. That's some pretty slick progress in less than 10 years. In this chapter, we'll take a trip through your Windows ...

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