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: Calendar

Smartphone users love their calendars. Despite the popularity of its smartphone, Apple was slammed over the iPhone’s calendar app since release, finally addressing the majority of the UI and functionality issues in last year’s iOS 7.

Windows 8.1 Calendar Windows Phone 8.1: The 5 Best Features of Microsoft’s New OS
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Apple wasn’t the only one taking heat; Microsoft was constantly criticized for its Windows Phone calendar, which lacked basic functionality like a week view.

The company paid particular attention to the Windows Phone 8.1 calendar, adding that weekly view, making it look better in general and including nice touches like displaying the weather forecast on each day. In the developer beta, the Windows Phone 8.1 calendar also supports synchronization with Google Calendar — something that should make for a lot of happy users.


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