LinkedIn Connects with Windows Phone in New App
LinkedIn today debuted version 1.0 of a brand new application for the Windows Phone platform. The app lets Windows Phone owners use most of the business-focused social network's features, including job hunts, real-time LinkedIn updates, access to company/industry news, and access to new messages and invitations. The app includes a home screen Live Tile for notifications. The app is a free download from the Marketplace for Mobile. LinkedIn is already integrated into the People Hub of Windows Phone. This new application offers a much wider feature set. It requires Windows Phone 7.5 and up.
TileArt App for Windows Phone Encourages Creativity
Microsoft recently released a new app called TileArt that lets Windows Phone owners fully customize the appearance of their home and lock screens. With TileArt, people can create their own custom tile layout and upload transparent images to use with the layouts.
Instagram for Windows Grabs Huge Update
Facebook today announced three new apps for the Windows 10 platform, including a proper Instagram app for phones, and dedicated Facebook and Messenger apps for desktops. The Instagram app for Windows 10 Mobile includes features that have long been available only to the Android and iOS apps, including Instagram Direct, videos, the Explore tab, and more.
Starbucks Debuts Brand New Windows 10 Mobile App
Starbucks today released a new application for Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile platform. The app, available in the U.S., U.K., and Canada, allows Windows users to find stores, manage account details, and make payments.
Microsoft Bringing Maps to Windows 10 Phones, Too
Microsoft today said the Universal Maps app for the Windows 10 platform is now available to phones running the Windows 10 Technical Preview. Device owners can download the Universal app via the Windows Insider program.