Leak reveals Windows Phone 8.1 new store


Windows Phone 8.1 seems to have Store that brings in some new features. The leaked details of the new Windows Phone Store received by WPCentral reportedly makes it easier to find desired apps. The layout of the store has got a revamp, with the Featured section being centralized and listing more than one app or game. There are Quick Links associated with the featured apps, games, Top, New + Rising Apps, etc. Its will also allow you to sort with categories. The Personalized section will have app recommendations based on your history, likes and interests, and you can get rid of any recommendation using ‘not interested’ button.

The new features include My apps that checks for updates without waiting for notifications, active downloads, automatic app updates (only over Wi-Fi) and use my location for better app suggestions. In the app or game listing view, you will be able to see a new layout with overview, reviews, details, related, etc. You will also menu for navigating to other pages and app screenshots below app descriptions. The app details will take you to new window, where you will get details such as language, version number, last updated. There’s no certainty that this new store will make it into the final release and to confirm we won’t have to wait long.


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