Skype for Business (previously known as Lync 2013) app today got updated to v6.3. This is a minor update with only bug fixes. Key features: • View shared content during a meeting, on your mobile device • Initiate a group conversation (IM or video) or invite additional participants • Join, rejoin, and initiate a Skype […]
Skype for Windows Phone has received a small update, which should help to improve the overall experience by offering a more stable platform to communicate with colleagues, family and friends. Unfortunately for us, there doesn't appear to be an accurate, up-to-date changelog included with this update....
Like most of Microsoft’s Skype properties, GroupMe for Windows Phone had existed in a state of partial neglect and quickly fell behind the equivalent apps for other platforms. With the new update to its GroupMe app however, Microsoft has made the app much faster and pleasant to use. The app has now been “rewritten” from […]
Microsoft released another small update to the Skype app on Windows Phone 8.1 this week, but this appears to be a minor update with no new features included.
Microsoft today updated the Skype app for Windows Phone devices to v126.96.36.199. This appears to be just a minor update with no new features. In particular the update does not bring the new range of emojis the service recently introduced. App Features: Call friends and family with free Skype to Skype voice calls over 3G or WiFi […]
It looks like Microsoft has pushed out an update to the Skype app on Windows Phone this evening, although it's not entirely clear what's new. Included with the update is an old changelog that references "a new, compact design," but there's nothing to go off of outside of that. Show More Summary
Microsoft released a new Windows 10 Mobile preview today. The new build for phones includes support for missed call notifications and sending texts on your PC, Skype integration, as well as improvements to Cortana, the Photo app, and Storage settings. Today’s update bumps the Windows 10 build number from 10549, made available to testers on […]
Microsoft today launched its Skype for Business app for iOS out of preview. You can download the new app now directly from Apple’s App Store. Skype for Business arrived in April and got a dedicated Windows Phone app back in July. Its Android and iOS counterparts debuted in preview two months ago. While the iOS […]
Microsoft has long promised that full Skype integration would be coming to Windows Phone, and in the latest version of their beta Skype Messaging and Skype Video apps for Windows 10 Mobile they have finally delivered. In the latest version the Skype Messaging app now finally integrates with SMS messaging, and the app is able […]
There are many ways to use Skype on your Windows Phone: video calls, voice calls, messaging. But if you want to use it to the max, check out our best shortcuts and suggestions. As requested by a reader in our previous post on Top tips for using WhatsApp on your Lumia, we’ve put together our […]
GroupMe is Microsoft’s group chat app, currently under the wing of the Skype team. The app has just been updated to version 188.8.131.52. As usual for a Microsoft app it comes without a changelog, but fortunately their twitter support revealed that the update merely brings a change to the publisher name for the app. The […]
In July, Microsoft stated that it would "roll out the Preview for Universal Skype experiences built into Messaging, Phone and Video apps on Windows 10" sometime during the summer. Well, summer has now come and gone with no such release, and now Microsoft is no longer offering any timeframe for when those app will be made available..
The Skype app for Windows Phone, both 8.1 and on Windows 10 Mobile, is next on the list of Microsoft app updates this evening. While there's nothing new to report in the Windows Phone 8.1 version, there are some interesting changes to the Windows 10 Mobile version. Show More Summary
Microsoft has rolled out quite a few updates to its Windows 10 app suite tonight, we’ve seen Xbox get updated, the Outlook apps and Windows Camera, and now Skype and Microsoft Messaging pick up updates as well. On Windows Phone 8.1 the app consists mostly of bug fixes, however if you have Skype Messaging preview […]
Last week, our friends over at WMPU reported about the arrival of the Skype Room Remote app for Windows Phone. Alongside the Windows Phone Store, Microsoft released the app to the Google Play Store as well. For those unfamiliar, the Skype Room Remote app lets you control the Room sessions from your Android (or Windows […]
We previously wrote about Microsoft announcing a Skype Rooms systems for Skype for business earlier this year in March. Now, the company has quietly launched its Skype Rooms Remote app in the Windows Phone store after a brief preview period. This app allows you to control your Room sessions with just your Windows Phone including […]
We have known for some time that Windows 10 Mobile handsets will be able to record phone calls, not least because the My Documents folder contains a Recorded Calls sub-folder and the Voice Recorded app having permission to record calls also. Now we have had further confirmation from the recent leaked Skype Beta, with one […]
Microsoft is also said to be working on a Windows Phone version of the Skype 6.0 which will be out soon. The new 6.0 version of Skype for iPhone is available in the Apple iTunes store, as is Skype 6.0 for iPad. The updates are detailed in a new post on the Skype Garage &
The upgrade was packed with both old and new features that merely made the app looked like a Windows Phone iteration. Microsoft’s Skype is the fifth most popular iOS app followed by WhatsApp (Facebook again), Find My iPhone, Google Maps, Twitter and iTunes U, in that order. Another reminder if you needed it that outside
Just over a year ago Microsoft shipped a completely redesigned version of Skype for iPhone, iPad, and Android in version 5.0 that looked a lot more like a Windows Phone app than previous versions, adding back old features and introducing new features in updates that followed. Now with version 6.0, Skype is taking strides to move its […]