Box Updates Windows Phone App with File Previews
Box has pushed out an update to its Windows Phone application that adds the ability to preview files without opening them fully. The new feature can save Box users time, as it lets them know what each file contains without forcing a separate app to load in order to see it. Additionally, Box for Windows Phone adds support for Office documents and PDFs, which now open directly in Microsoft Office. The app now provides all three Start screen Live Tile sizes, and the largest Tile will display updates to their device owner's Box feed. Last, the new Box app adds the ability to see and edit file descriptions. Box is compatible with devices running Windows Phone 8 and 7.5. Box is free to download from the Windows Phone Store. The cost of storage varies.
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.
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.
Microsoft Releases New Office Apps for Android Smartphones
Microsoft today released a preview version of Office for Android smartphones. The latest renditions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint closely match those available to the iPhone.
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.