We have mentioned in the past the new home screen and lock screens of Windows Phone 8, however, to mark the official launch of the Microsoft analyzes some more differences with the corresponding version of Windows Phone 7.
According to Josh Phillips, program manager of the new Start screen,
“With the Windows Phone 8, we wanted to create more space for equipment in the home screen. Therefore, you will have noticed that it has removed the arrow until recently led the list of applications, and vacuum underneath, creating plenty of extra space to grow Tiles. Still, in recent months we tried several new ways to look and ended up four columns, since each application supports small or medium-sized Live Tiles, while only a few applications that really show something to offer the possibility of large-sized “
Then the baton gets Danielle Ellboge, program manager for the lock screens, notifications that the user sees.
“Now the user can receive notifications from the application email, by phone or from a messenger and can see them on the lock screen (eg the first few lines of a message, missed calls, etc.). Still, you can see the picture of the day from Bing search engine or add a photo gallery or a Facebook album, which will change every half hour photo etc. “