The current Xbox Music app for Windows Phone does require you to have an active Xbox Music Pass to use the app, but it's also not the default music player for the OS.
I'm assuming the Xbox...
Now they just need a better name than Windows 8.1 Update 1, which is terrible and harkens back to the bad old days overly verbose Microsoft product names. Why not just call it Windows 8.2?
As Paul noted in his "Windows 8.1 Update 1 Preview: Hands-on with Build 16610" piece, the OneDrive branding in Windows will be included with the 8.1 Update 1 release.
They recently applied for a trademark for the term "Mod", so smart money is on that becoming the officially-blessed way to refer to what we are for now generally still calling Metro.
Does anybody know if it's possible to activate these on a Verizon account without having a data plan? I used to have a Kin One and they let you use that without a data plan, but most smartphones...