Box Adds Windows Phone App to Marketplace
Online storage service Box today announced its first application for the Windows Phone platform. Box is offering support for Windows Phone 7 to start, and will support Windows Phone 8 when it arrives later this year. According to Box, the Windows Phone app will support most of the same features offered to other platforms such as Android and iOS. These include the ability to: view, upload and share files; invite others to shared folders and leave comments on files; access content via search; pin live tiles to the Start screen to see file updates; and manage files and folders with batch move, copy, and delete operations. The application is free to download, and Box offers both free and paid-for online storage options.
OneDrive for Windows Grabs New Security Features
Microsoft today released a modest update to its OneDrive application for Windows Phone handsets. OneDrive now allows users to sign in with multiple Microsoft accounts on a single device.
Skype Improves Photo Sharing for Windows Phone
Skype today updated its mobile application for devices running Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1. The new version of Skype makes it possible to send photos to one or more contacts at a time, as well as receive photos from other Windows Phone and iOS devices.
BBM Beta for Windows Phone Now Available
BlackBerry and Microsoft today announced the immediate availability of BBM for the Windows Phone platform. BBM is being offered as a beta, but it includes many of the features available to the Android and iOS versions of the app.
Microsoft Adds Features to Windows Phone 8.1
Microsoft today announced the first update to Windows Phone 8.1, which adds several new features to the smartphone platform. To start, the update will expand Cortana's availability outside the U.S.
Facebook for Windows Phone Receives Major Facelift
Microsoft has made available a new version of Facebook for the Windows Phone platform. The latest update to the social networking app mixes in several new features that were previously only available in the beta, as well as overhauls both the user experience and performance.