Bing iPhone App Adds Flight Price Predictions & Better Maps

Bing announced they have released a new version of their iPhone app that has better travel and mapping features.

The travel feature now takes advantage of their Farecast acquisition, where you can now get Bing flight price predictions on your iPhone. The price predictions let you know if you should buy or wait to buy a specific airline ticket.

The second update is about making the maps on the iPhone app easier to read and see. The backdrop information now pops up, the font size has been increased, added a nearby feature and easy map switching.

Here are some pictures:

Bing iPhone app

Bing iPhone app

Bing iPhone app

Related Topics: Channel: Mobile | Microsoft: Bing Maps & Local | Microsoft: Bing Mobile | Microsoft: Bing Travel

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  • http://www.tcampbell.net T Campbell

    “Fares dropping: confidence 61%.” Love that. It’s like an absurdly specialist broker.

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