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.
Microsoft Releases File Management App for Windows Phone
Microsoft today announced the immediate availability of Files, a file management application for Windows Phone handsets. The application lets Windows Phone owners access files stored on their phone's internal memory and SD card; browse, search, and launch files; share single or multiple files at a time; create folders; and copy, move, rename, and delete files.
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.
Microsoft Improves Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone
Microsoft today announced the availability of a new version of Facebook Messenger for Windows Phone. The revised application adds a couple of new features, including support for groups.
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.