We posted earlier today that following an architecture change Skype is set to drop support for Skype on Windows Phone 8.1, and older versions of Android. The Windows Phone app is set to stop working in October 2016. Rudy Hyunn has now reminded us that this means more than 80% of Windows Phone users will soon be […]
Skype announced that it would end support for all Windows-based smartphones and older versions of Android.
Skype today announced that the company is almost done moving to a modern infrastructure. To be more specific, the company has been moving away from P2P for a while now, and the transition is finally coming to an end. As a result of this, the company is going to drop support for Skype on Windows […]
Microsoft today said its Skype service will no longer be updated for Windows Phone and older versions of Android and iOS. The company said it wants to "focus on the platforms of the future" which means it "must end support for some devices...Show More Summary
Microsoft has unveiled its plans for the future of the Skype platform today, announcing that they are slowly transitioning over from a peer-to-peer module to a far more modern cloud infrastructure, which allows Skype to work better across...Show More Summary
Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform Skype app is now available in preview form for Windows Phone Insider testers. And 'Messaging Everywhere' support will be coming later this summer.
Microsoft today released Skype UWP app to Windows 10 Mobile devices. Along with this update for mobile devices, Microsoft is releasing an updated UWP app for Windows 10 PCs. This new update now allows you to make calls to phones to land lines using Skype Credits. It now supports call hold, call waiting, voice mails […]
Microsoft keeps wavering between task-oriented separate apps and an all-in-one client.
There's a lot going on in the world of Windows Phone. So much, in fact, that it is sometimes tough to catch every important story. Device rumors come and go. New apps join the Windows Store, and your favorite app can get a big update...Show More Summary
According to AdDuplex around 90% of phones running a Microsoft mobile operating system are using Windows Phone 8.1 and lower. It seems Skype does not want much more to do with those people, as they are deprecating support for millions of Windows Phone users. In their documentation announcing a new feature – the ability to […]
Telegram today updated its Windows desktop and Windows Phone apps with new features built around sharing. In version 1.25 of the app, the app now allows you to edit your messages after they’ve been sent similar to Slack, Skype and a select few other messaging apps. There’s support for new mention features which allow you […]
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 v184.108.40.206 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 […]