The Verge reports that Google has re-enabled the web version of its maps for Windows Phone users. For a time, a redirect was put in place, which pushed users to a search page when they tried to visit Maps. First, Google claimed that it had removed access because the mobile app was optimised for WebKit browsers like Chrome and Safari, but not Internet Explorer. Turned out that wasn’t true, so Google backtracked and said it was the result of a performance test.
Anyway, the net result is that the shit storm is over and Google Maps is once again available on Windows Phone. [The Verge]