Windows 8/RT convergence
The other rumored changes in Windows Phone 8.1 are minor, but they help add up to a substantial update overall. Here's a sampling:
- Possible file picker or manager
- VPN support
- Separate volume controls for various functions
- Auto app updates
- Improved YouTube Player with option for non-fullscreen playback
- Location-based reminder capabilities for apps
- Possible to change default messaging app
- Improved camera app with burst mode
Microsoft is likely to announce Windows Phone 8.1 at its BUILD developer conference, which kicks off on April 2. A smaller update to Windows 8.1, dubbed Update 1, may also debut at the conference.
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