TechCrunch reported on how they thought Windows Live Maps was getting better. Their article is well written and highlights a lot of the new features. Dare's post also drew my attention.

But it wasn't till this weekend that I experienced the awesomeness first-hand. I got evited to a Halloween party courtesy my buddy Mario. I was looking up directions to the place, and I know for a fact that parts of Palo Alto are notorious for their hidden street signs so I was trying to pay extra close attention. I was pleasantly surprised when I saw this as I was looking up directions to the party :

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How awesome is it that Windows Live Maps actually tells you that if you've reached a certain street, that you've gone too far.

Here's a list of some of the new features laid out by the team.