Category : Windows Phone
If you’re a Windows Phone user chances are you cannot access Google Maps from your browser. Windows Phone runs Microsoft’s own proprietary browser: Internet Explorer 10.
According to Google, since Internet Explorer 10 isn’t running on WebKit it cannot properly view maps. Here’s Googles official statement on the matter:
“The mobile web version of Google Maps is optimized for WebKit browsers such as Chrome and Safari. However, since Internet Explorer is not a WebKit browser, Windows
Google has been in the spotlight recently over a few FTC investigations over mobile, advertising, and search practices. The FTC investigations are based on claims that Google is deliberately harming its competition.
Microsoft’s Vice President, Dave Heiner, recently posted his opinion on TechNet