While 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 (hopefully 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.