Microsoft’s Windows Phone has already faced a lot of updates since its launch, most of it fast through Nokia. Now, a new update arrives and it is packing a lot of due changes. Check on our list of major changes in Microsoft’s latest software update down below; enter Windows Phone 8.1.
- All phones with different screen sizes can now access the third column of live tiles
- Action Center: Windows Phone’s own notification bar with quick settings
- Start Background: Windows Phone’s version of wallpapers, apart from the lockscreen
- New keyboard with swipe typing
- App updates: Skype, Battery Saver, Data Sense & more
One the biggest highlights of Windows Phone 8.1 is Cortana (yes, the Halo character turned real voice assistant). Microsoft has a lot of dedicated videos just for previewing Cortana on their YouTube channel and it seems like they’re really pushing this as the Windows Phone 8.1 highlight. Click through the video below for more of her.