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Windows Phone exec confirms version 8.1 developer preview is coming next week

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 07 Apr 2014 20:29

Windows Phone exec confirms version 8.1 developer preview is coming next week Windows Phone's Joe Belfiore has confirmed that Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview will be available next week, during the "first part of April."
All registered developers (or anyone who has registered at App Studio) will have access, but it will be notably missing some Nokia features like Cyan bits and hardware drivers for Miracast.

Among the new features not previously known, Local Scout will be available in Maps, Bing Vision is available via the native camera app, and QRcode reading is its own separate application.

Cortana, the voice-activated assistant, will also have Bing Music built-in.

The full software update will be available over the summer.



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