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Joe Belfiore’s AMA on Reddit: The highlights!


file-manager-1_thumbWhile File manager certainly stole the spotlight during Joe Belfiore’s AMA on Reddit, there were some other important stuff which Joe touched upon. Have a look at all the highlight below,

  • New upcoming File Manager almost ready for launch (Expected late May)

  • ‘Optimistic’ about Mobile data toggle in action center and ability to sort the settings

  • New Skype update in the works – with lots of performance boosts (less “Resuming…” screen)
  • Hundreds of thousands of users already running Windows Phone 8.1 developer preview
  • New Facebook update aiming at mid-June – with performance boosts, full-width photos when browsing the news feed, as well as seeing photos and comments at the same time
  • They’re in the talks with Snapchat – nothing to announce yet though
  • More basic apps from the Windows team will come to Windows Phone overtime
  • Music will be updated with performance boosts, better stability, UI improvements and more (this has been covered before)
  • Cortana gets her own uservoice site

  • Photo Hub was redesigned because of the telemetry data that 91% of clicks were on camera rolls and albums
  • New app powered model for social integration as seen on Facebook and Twitter Beta is extendable to other apps as well.

You can read all of Joe’s answers here.

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