Microsoft aktualisiert die integrierten Apps für Windows 8

Microsoft aktualisiert die integrierten Apps für Windows 8

Microsoft hat in einem Blogeintrag im Building Windows 8 angekündigt, die in Windows 8 von Microsoft enthaltenen Apps SkyDrive, Mail, Calendar, People und Messaging, Photos, Maps, Bing, Finance, News, Sports, Travel, Weather, Video, Music und Games vor dem offiziellen Windows 8 Release Termin am 26. Oktober 2012 zu aktualisieren. Die Apps werden Neben Performance und Stabilitätsverbesserungen auch neue Funktionen erhalten. Eine Übersicht über alle angekündigten Neuerungen und Verbesserungen in dieser Version findet Ihr weiter unten oder im offiziellen Building Windows 8 Blog von Microsoft.

Microsoft aktualisiert die Windows 8 Apps

Eine Übersicht über die angekündigten Neuerungen und Verbesserungen

The Bing app will be the first one out, available tomorrow, and more updates will roll out up until Oct 26th. You will be notified of Windows Store updates just as you have come to expect, with a count of available updates on the Store tile. You can easily choose to install the updates at a convenient time: Across the board, you’ll see performance and reliability improvements in the apps, but there are some great new capabilities as well. Here are some highlights of the changes you’ll see:


  • Search within SkyDrive.
  • Rename and move folders and files.
  • New first-run experience.
  • Custom sort order.

Mail, Calendar, People, and Messaging

  • Conversation view of your inbox.
  • Complete IMAP account support.
  • Accepting and declining invitations in email.
  • Capturing and updating your account picture.
  • Improved search.
  • Search for a contact within the Messaging app.


  • Crop and rotate photos.
  • New auto-curated collage slideshows.
  • View photos and videos on network locations in your Pictures Library such as Windows Home Server, network shares, and HomeGroups.
  • Move through photos in your Pictures Library even when you open them from the desktop.


  • Bird's eye view.
  • 3,000+ indoor venue maps.
  • Driving directions hints.
  • Improved navigation and layout.
  • Improved customization, including custom pushpins and roaming options.
  • Integration with Bing and Travel apps.


  • Richer search results for local content and images.
  • Bing rewards integration.
  • Use zoom on your search results to see related queries.
  • Use the file picker to select an image from Bing to use on your lock screen or in your other apps.


  • Additional news and magazine content.
  • More market exchanges enabled.
  • Finance videos.


  • Additional news content from partners such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.
  • Enhanced article reader, including font customization, zoom, pagination, and more.
  • Improved offline reading experience.
  • News videos.
  • Slideshows.


  • Additional news and magazine content.
  • Sports videos.
  • Slideshows.
  • New soccer leagues, including MLS, J. League, and Brazilian League.


  • Additional news and magazine content.
  • Improved flight search and new flight progress indicator.
  • Improved hotel listing page.
  • Interactive 360-degree panoramas (gyroscope supported).


  • Improved default location usability.
  • Hourly weather forecasts, up to 10 days.
  • Day & evening high/low temperatures.


  • Purchasing in local currencies.
  • Closed captioning.
  • Search by actor or director.


  • Expanded music services.
  • Rich "Now Playing" experience.
  • Discover more music with SmartDJ.


  • Exciting new games.
  • In-game purchasing.
  • Invites and turn notifications.
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