Monday, December 12, 2005

Windows Live Local

It's been a Monday! I am trying to catch up from being out Thursday and Friday. It was worth it because this years SCAUG conference is going to be great! We are also going to have a great year with ETUG. I have big plans now that I'm president. I'll tell you more in the near future.

Virtual Earth has a new name, a new look and new features. Virtual Earth is now called Windows Live Local and inlcudes an incredible amount of new images, enhanced features, and new ways to find what you're looking for. Some of the new features include Bird's Eye Images (Pictometry), Driving Directions, Custom Pushpins, New Mouse Features and Scratch Pad Updates. It sounds as if Google Maps has some competition. I also like that they have better aerial photos in areas than Google Maps. Check it out at

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