A Microsoft Windows Phone technical evangelist has shared a way for Windows Phone users to access Google Maps despite efforts by Google to block such access.
A brouhaha erupted over the weekend when it was discovered that
Windows Phone 8 users could not access Google Maps via their
Internet Explorer browsers in desktop or mobile view and instead were
being redirected from maps.google.com to Google's homepage.
(Meanwhile, PC users have had no problem using IE to access Google
Microsoft employee reveals workaround to Google Maps snub of Windows Phone browser