Earlier this week we posted word, via a private report sent to Windows Central, that Microsoft was planning to launch the Skype for Business app for Windows Phone on Friday, May 15. Now, the same source for that report has sent us word that the app's launch has been delayed until June 1.
It is not exactly a hidden secret that Microsoft is rebranding its business orientated Lync platform to the more accessible Skype for Business. The rebranding had already begun a few months ago and soon after, hints that a Windows Phone app was on the way as well. Show More Summary
Late last year, Microsoft announced that it would be re-branding its Lync enterprise chat and video service as Skype for Business. After launching a technical preview for the same on Windows desktop in the month of March, Microsoft is now dogfooding (internally testing) the Skype for Business app for Windows Phone.
Skype Qik app updated in Windows Phone Store with the ability to send Gif images as messages instead of recording your own video. Also, you can now you can send a Qik to anyone just by typing in their phone number. What’s New: Sending a Qik just got a whole lot more […] […]
The Skype for Business team at Microsoft hinted strongly that a version of the just released business messaging app is coming to the Windows Phone platform at some point. The team made those statements as part of their Reddit AMA session earlier today.
Tom Warren, writing for The Verge: The new Messaging app works by integrating Skype, allowing you to chat to Skype contacts or initiate video / audio calls. All the conversations are synced between PCs, tablets, and phones, and the new app looks like a lightweight version of Skype. Show More Summary
Skype’s video messaging app Qik got an update today that should make anyone that wants to archive their best messaging videos happy. Updated today for Android and Windows Phone (an iOS update is expected in the next few days), the latest version of Qik now allows you to save your videos to your phone after sharing them with friends. Show More Summary
Skype today announced a minor update to its Qik app for the Android and Windows Phone platforms. With the update installed, users will be able to save their Qik videos from the app to their device's camera roll if they wish. Videos can also be sent or deleted. Show More Summary
Skype today announced the availability of Skype 2.25 for the Windows Phone platform. The newest version of Skype adds several features, including giant emoticons and the ability to delete either individual messages or entire message threads. Show More Summary
This week we saw an insane amount of new apps. Facebook Creative Labs revealed mobile-friendly message boards for iOS. Google wants completely reimagine your inbox. Even Skype had a doodle-centric tweak for Windows Phone. But there’s much, much more to explore in the world of our three favourite operating systems, so let’s take a look, shall we? More »
This week we saw an insane amount of new apps. Facebook Creative Labs revealed mobile-friendly message boards for iOS. Google wants completely reimagine your inbox. Even Skype had a doodle-centric tweak for Windows Phone. But there's much, much more to explore in the world of our three favorite operating systems, so let's take a look, shall we? Read more...
Snapchat’s popularity, especially among the younger demographic, is fueling a trend towards the ephemeral. Microsoft’s Skype is the latest to capitalize on this, introducing Skype Qik for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. The app, which launched today, lets users send video messages to groups or individuals that are set to disappear after two weeks. Show More Summary
Skype is introducing a new video messaging app for Android, iOS and Windows Phone called Skype Qik. As its name implies, the app is centered around sharing short, spontaneous clips. Taking a cue from ephemeral messaging apps such asShow More Summary
Microsoft is expanding the number of apps made by its Skype team today with the Skype Qik video messaging app, designed specifically for mobile devices running on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. The app is scheduled to launch today for all three platforms.
Microsoft is rolling out its first version of a new, free video chat app for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone devices that is part of its Skype family.
Skype on Windows Phone is now slightly more useful thanks to a location-sharing feature that comes with the latest update. Also, you can now turn off notifications for individual conversation, a polite way to block annoying friends. [Engadget] Read more...
Skype today announced an update to its app for Windows Phone devices that introduces location sharing for the first time. Skype version 2.22 is compatible with Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1. The sharing feature permits users to transmit their location data to others within IM conversations. Show More Summary
Skype today updated its Windows Phone app with three new features. You can download the new version now directly from the Windows Phone Store. First up, you can now share your location with the people in your conversation. To turn on...Show More Summary
Today Skype launched a new location sharing feature for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1, a curious move considering Skype’s history of leaking the location of its users via widely-reported security flaws. This time Skype’s location sharing feature is voluntary. Skype shares in a blog post that Skype 2.22 for Windows Phone now enables you to send “a Bing map […]
Microsoft recently indicated it will cease to support Skype on devices running Windows Phone 7 and Symbian. The company said it will retire the official Skype app for WP7, as well as any ancillary apps that support it over the next few weeks. Show More Summary