Core Windows 8 apps getting update tomorrow

Win 8 Mail App iconUnfortunately, no word on whether IMAP is being added to the Mail app.

Just as last week was winding down, we heard a credible rumor that Microsoft was about to update some of the native apps found in Windows 8 / Windows RT. Turns out, that report was on the money: the company unveiled some changes today to Mail, Calendar and People, with a particular focus on speed improvements. None of these updates will be available to download until tonight or tomorrow, says a Microsoft rep, so don’t all of you go making a beeline for the Windows Store at once now. If you’re itching for a preview, though, we’ve got a summary of the new features after the break, along with a few extra screenshots.

Read the full article on Engadget.

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