In the past few days, we saw lots of information about the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 platform. Apart from the consumer features leaked, we came to know about Microsoft’s plan for universal apps that can run across Windows devices starting from 4-inch mobile device to 27-inch All-in-one. Windows Blue will offer converged developer platform and app model that will share identities as well. Windows Blue will include some significant platform improvements such as,
- Live Tiles Improvements.
- Background execution+triggers
- People hub extensibility for social apps
- Bluetooth LE support
- IE11 improvements
Also, Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview SDK ISO got leaked online. If you are a developer who can’t wait to try out the new SDK, download it and explore them. Few leaked slides on Windows Phone 8 app model upgrade path and Windows Phone Blue runtimes can be found after the break.
Download information on SDK here. Leaked images are from @AngelWZR.