Windows Phone Connector Now Supports WP8
Microsoft has released a new version of its Windows Phone Connector app for Apple's OS X computers. The updated software chiefly adds support for Windows Phone 8 devices. It also allows Mac/WP8 users to drag-and-drop files between the desktop and/or finder apps of their computer to and from the phone. The new app supports the newest versions of iPhone and Aperture; can display battery charge state; adds new ringtone management features; and supports Retina Display Macs. Windows Phone Connector for Mac version 3.0 is a free download from the Apple App Store.
Microsoft Debuts Hyperlapse App for Windows Phone and Android
Microsoft today released an application for Windows Phone and Android handsets called Hyperlapse. The app can be used to stabilize shaky footage or to create fast-moving time-lapse videos.
T-Mobile Outs Windows 10 VR Phone From Alcatel
T-Mobile today listed the "Alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10 VR" on its web site. The unique version of the Idol 4S not only runs Windows 10, but sports many of the upgrades available in the related BlackBerry DTEK60, such as the high-end Snapdragon 820 processor, 21-megapixel camera, and USB Type-C connector, none of which are in the standard Idol 4S.
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.
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.