Windows Phone 8.1: The 5 Best Features of Microsoft’s New OS

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Windows Phone 8.1: The 5 Best Features of Microsoft’s New OS

The 5 Best Features of Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1: Action Center

Live Tiles that display information updated in real time are one of the best features of Windows Phone, and the colorful display helps smartphones running Microsoft’s mobile OS stand out from the pack.

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But Windows Phone 8.1 finally introduces a way to quickly see notifications from any app along with a customizable menu for quickly accessing frequently used settings like Bluetooth or Flight Mode.

Action Center is nothing ground breaking, but it does address something Windows Phone has been lacking, meaning that a move to a Windows smartphone won’t mean giving up basic functionality for iOS, Android and BlackBerry 10.


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2014/04/windows-phone-8-1-msft/.

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