Welcome to the Week in Review, where we highlight the top stories of the week!
Windows Phone 8.1 dev preview released
- Instructions on installing here
- Highlights video here
- New features include Cortana, Swipe keyboard, action center, and more
- The native music+videos app has been removed in 8.1, replaced by a standalone Xbox Music app
- The app has terrible performance, cannot swipe between songs, audio controls are now smaller, etc
- The Me tile no longer shows Facebook and Twitter notifications
- Posting social updates requires opening the specific app, meaning that you can no longer post updates to multiple networks.