Windows 8 apps get updates before its final launch
Soon before the final launch of Windows 8 operating system, Microsoft is quickly updating certain built-in apps. The software giant said that they will be releasing updates for various apps that were included in the release to manufacturing-RTM version of Windows 8.
These app updates will be available for PC makers to incorporate by default with their devices shipping in the future. And those who are already using RTM version, it is extremely simple to get the updates from the Windows Store app.
Amongst all the apps, The Bing app is the first one to get latest updates. However, updates for other apps are scheduled to be released till Oct, 26. Here is the exclusive list of updates along with some prime highlights that you will notice:
-Search within SkyDrive
-New first-run experience
-Custom sort order
-Rename and move folders and files
Mail, People, Messaging, and Calendar
-Conversation view of your inbox
-Complete IMAP account support
-Accepting and declining invitation in e-mail
-Capturing and updating account picture
-Crop and rotate photos
-View photos and videos on network locations in Pictures Library
-New auto-curated collage slideshows
A few other apps that will get the updates are Maps, Finance, News, Sports, Travel, Video, Weather, Music, and Games. Waiting to get these updates? The Windows Store tile will inform when the updates are available.