LinkedIn is admittedly one of the nicest looking apps on Windows Phone. It’s also an invaluable tool for professionals, where it acts like a more sophisticated Facebook but for job history (and less photos of silly babies).
The app though hasn’t had an update since its initial release, way back in May 2012. So here we are on the cusp of its anniversary and we’ve been blessed with version 1.1, which is now live in the Store. The fact that it now works well with no connection issues is the good news. The bad news is there’s nothing else for us to say about the app as no new features have been added, as far as we can tell.
If you’re on Windows Phone 8, don’t look for a doublewide Tile or Lockscreen notifications—two features we expected. Instead, this is the basically the same version as 1.0 but with what imagine are the boring “under the hood” tweaks and fixes for proper data connections.
On the plus side maybe, just maybe, this means the developers are back working on this app and v1.1 is just a warm up to a reinvigorated Windows Phone 8 version with all the bells and whistles. We sure hope so, because this app and service deserve some love.
Pick up LinkedIn v1.1 here in the Windows Phone Store. All devices supported. Thanks, Aaron N., for the tip!