At the time, it was believed this update could arrive before the clock struck April 1, though the refinements wouldn't be nearly as comprehensive as what Blue will supposedly bring to the table.
Considering how disappointed users have been with the functionality of these free first-party apps, the news the updates may be just around the corner bodes well for those who were early adapters of new Windows devices.
The fix is in
Among the other apps being tweaked in this yet-to-be-dated update are SkyDrive, Xbox Live Games, Photos, Calendar, Messaging and Camera.
The files were found by WinSuperSite in the Windows 8 system log, where any administrator could easily access them, though the files are all for pending updates, and not the actual updates themselves.
The same list was also found on the Surface RT, though there's still no indication of when Microsoft will actually roll out these changes.
ZDNet sill believes the apps will all be improved before the end of the month, including those running on Windows RT.
TechRadar asked Microsoft for comment on this report, and will update this story when we hear back.
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