Latest Microsoft Launcher Beta Brings a Number of User Requested Features

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Microsoft is one of the most consistent at updating their apps for Android with the company’s launcher, Microsoft Launcher being no exception.  The latest beta of the launcher is rolling out to testers and it shows that the Redmond company isn’t just updating their launcher, but listening to what users want in it.

The new beta build is version 4.7 for those keeping score and it brings an expansive change log with it.  First, you can now get a new daily background on your phone.  While you can do this today, it only can come from Bing daily wallpapers.  Now, based on user requests, you can set up your own custom set of wallpapers to be rotated daily on your device.  Oh, and those wallpapers can be set to be scroll-able.

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Gestures Beta for Windows Phone Brings Touchless Control to Calls

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Today Microsoft released a new Gestures beta for Windows Phone.  The app allows you to control phone calls – both incoming and those in progress – without ever touching the screen of your Windows Phone.  Sounds cool eh?  It actually is very cool and is something that was actually around back in the Windows Mobile 6 days.

Gestures Beta for Windows Phone – Free – Download Now

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