Samsung's ChatOn Expands to All Windows Phones
Samsung recently made its ChatOn mobile messaging application available to all devices running Windows Phone. Before the latest update, ChatOn was restricted to Samsung Windows Phone hardware only. ChatOn is a cross-platform messaging service that uses the data connection on mobile devices to send messages back and forth. It can be used in avoid or help decrease SMS charges. ChatOn is compatible with Android and iOS, in addition to Windows Phone. The app is free to download and use, but it requires users to create a Samsung account.
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 Releases Skype for Business App on Windows Phone
Microsoft today replaced its Lync 2013 corporate messaging app with Skype for Business for Windows Phone. The app has a refreshed user interface for messaging, more emoticons, and improved interactions with the server.
Vine for Windows Phone Earns Significant Update
Vine today released a major update to its application for Windows Phones that brings the app more in line with the versions for Android and iOS. The app now has more ways to import video, including from the camera roll.
Twitter for Windows 10 Overhauled for Mobile and PCs
Twitter for Microsoft's Windows 10 platform has been given a significant update, putting it more in line with the apps available to Android and iOS devices. For example, Twitter now includes the Moments tab for summaries of current events and support for inserting GIFs into tweets.