Windows Phone 7, quietly a great-looking platform, has a new NYC subway map application called NYC Transit available. It actually uses a revamped map layout, customised subway line views, subway locator and updated service status all in Windows Phone packaging and looks awesome (and useful for any WP7 wielding New Yawker!). Comes in both free and $US1.29 version. [NYC Transit]
Windows Phone 7 Can Even Make Subway Maps Look Good
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