Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1, adds dozens of new features and improvements (Video

Available in the coming months to all current Windows Phone 8 devices is Microsoft’s big Windows Phone 8.1 update, announced earlier today at Microsoft’s Build developer conference. With it comes a wide variety of new features and improvements. Some of the more notable new features includes Cortana (a Siri-like visual voice assistant), customizable lock screens, Action Center (view notifications and change settings quickly), and a Swype-like keyboard.


In addition to Microsoft’s overview video of WP 8.1 embedded right above, you’ll find the written overview at Microsoft’s blog posting here.

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