Windows Phone users to get a major OS update this summer. The 8.1 update, adds a lot of new features that make windows phone even more a reflection of personality and desires. We got hold of the update and following is a quick look at what’s coming your way. From the looks of it, we can conclude that the OS has just turned sixteen ;). Catch the features with the screenshots below.
1. Start screen: It is even more customizable!
2. Lock Screen Themes: Choose from many new themes.
3. Cortana: Your Personal Digital Assistant
Powered by Bing, Cortana is the only digital assistant that gets to know you, builds a relationship that you can trust, and gets better over time by asking questions based on your behavior and checking in with you before she assumes you’re interested in something. She detects and monitors the stuff you care about, looks out for you throughout the day, and helps filter out the noise so you can focus on what matters to you.
4. Action Center: See notifications from any app and quickly access the settings you care about most, like Wi-Fi, Flight Mode, Bluetooth and Rotation Lock.
5. Word Flow Keyboard: The keyboard in Windows Phone is smart enough to learn your writing style and even knows the names of people in your contacts for faster typing.
6. Data Sense, Wi-Fi Sense, Storage Sense, and Battery Saver: Get the most out of your data allowance, battery life and storage.
7. Project your phone screen onto a PC, TV set or projector
Source: Windows Blog