Pages tagged “map”

07 Jul 2015

Downloadable OS maps

It’s always slightly irked me that buying an Ordnance Survey map doesn’t entitle me to access the information upon it in any way other than looking at it. That might sound strange, but I’m talking about a piece of paper that costs £8.99 (if bought direct). I’m assuming that the paper, although nice, is not making up the bulk of the cost. I’ve tried their subscription service, but gave up because it used Silverlight.

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14 Dec 2014

Scenic routes?

OK, Google - er, wait, no. I’m seven minutes from my destination. I think I’ll pass on your “9 min slower” alternative. While I like the “would you like a faster route” pop-ups, I’m confused. Why is a slower alternative route ever offered?

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