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December 03, 2012

MyBitCloud to Develop Apps for the Windows Phone 8, Surface Tablets

WGI Holdings, Inc.’s subsidiary, MyBitCloud said that it is planning on developing applications for Windows Phone 8 and Surface Tablets running Windows Pro 8. Thus, allowing users to access, share documents, photos, music and video from the MyBitCloud storage system.

According to the developer, MyBitCloud 4 Windows Phone 8 and Surface Tablets will allow users to browse files and folders and open many file formats, while allowing them to download files directly to the device (Over-The-Air Downloads). In addition, it will enable users to view photos directly from MyBitCloud Photo Album with the ability to share files and folders effortlessly. Plus, it enables them to stream music to their Windows Phone 8 and Surface Tablet devices.

Windows Phone 8, which is the second generation of the Windows Phone mobile operating system, was launched globally in November, bragging high level of personalization and individualization in Windows Phone 8 smartphones.

At a shareholders meeting, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, said, "Microsoft is selling four times as many Windows phones as this time last year, helped by a new version of its phone software for more powerful handsets with faster screens." He added, "Windows Phone 8 has been on sale for a few weeks and is off to a great start," Ballmer said at a shareholders' meeting

According to Strategy Analytics, Microsoft sold about 2.7 million Windows Phone units during the September to December period of 2011. By Ballmer’s account, over 10.5 million Windows were sold during the same period this year.

MyBitCloud’s CTO Kyle Bendford stated, "With Windows Phone 8 devices getting great reviews and selling out in many countries, adding support for the Windows Phone 8 should further fulfill our clients' needs and allow us to expend our service into another fast growing platform.”

Edited by Brooke Neuman

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