Microsoft is the latest company to jump on the London-centric iOS app bandwagon with the launch today of Bing Get MeThere.
Released on the eve of the first event of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, Bing Get MeThere is a navigation app designed specifically for the U.K. capital.
It promises to help you go “from where you are right now to wherever you want to be.” Well, provided that both your current location and your desired destination are part of the great city of London.
The iPhone-optimized app boasts the following features:
*Plan journeys using Bing maps, the London Underground network, DLR, London buses and London Overground trains
*Full tube maps and live service updates
*Live departures and status updates by tube station
*Nearest tube/train stations (with map and walking directions)
*Set up favourite journeys with ‘live tile’ alerts on your home screen
*Weekend service updates – Offline access to tube maps (great for when you are on the tube)
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|Bing Get Me There is a London travel app that gets you from where you are right now to wherever you want to be. True door-to-door directions using Bing maps and live tube updates to ensure you get the best route for you. Business, home address, or tube station, Bing Get Me There will get you there!|