Microsoft is readying a new Universal Windows Platform version of its Skype app for Windows 10 for PCs and phones that will bring together Skype's calling, messaging and video features.
Slack, a popular cloud-based team collaboration tool will soon get the voice and video calling capabilities. The three-year-old service, which is available on Windows and Windows Phone, says that it will very soon begin testing the new features. Voice and video calling services will supposedly help Slack entire customers who’re currently using Skype for Business […]
Couple of days back, Microsoft updated their Messaging+Skype app on Windows 10 Mobile devices to support Skype Mojis. Today, they released an update for Skype app on Windows Phone 8.1 devices. This new update v126.96.36.199 brings support for Mojis in Windows Phone 8.1 devices. Apart from this, this update includes some bug fixes too. Mojis […]
Rejoice, Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 users: Mojis have arrived....
Microsoft has been updating Skype on Windows, Windows Phone, iOS, OS X and Android pretty frequently in the past few years. The service’s Linux app, on the other hand, has not been updated for 3 years. Now, apparently, the app has stopped working on Linx since February 22, 2016. If you use Linux, you will […]
Microsoft's Skype Qik video chat app for iOS, Android and Windows Phone is going away as of March 24. A number of its features are now part of Skype itself.
Microsoft today announced that the company is killing Skype Qik, a video messaging app that allowed users to share videos with their friends and contacts. The app was available for Windows Phone, Android and iOS. However, after March 24th, the app will no longer be available for Windows Phone, Android, or iOS. In a blog […]
Microsoft today announced that it will now ship Windows 10 phones, such as the Lumia 950, with Office Mobile apps preinstalled. The announcement gives phones Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, and Skype for Business, according to a blog post today from Office corporate vice president Kirk Koenigsbauer. The phones of course feature Windows 10 features […]
Shortly after updating its Windows 10 Mobile apps with animated emoticons, Microsoft pushed out an update to its legacy Skype app for Windows Phone 8.1 as well. While this update does not add any new features, what it does add is quite a few more emoticons (a move that is oddly ironic in light of a […]
Office, Skype, Groove Music, Outlook. These are all apps and services created by Microsoft that power the Windows experience. For a good while many of these services were either exclusive to Windows Phone or had their Windows experience as the explicit focus of Microsoft’s mobile software team, but all that changed in the middle of […]
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 v188.8.131.52. 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 […]