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Microsoft pushes out a small bug fix to fix Skype Preview issues

Earlier this week we reported on Skype releasing a buggy app update for Windows Insiders, causing the app to crash repeatedly upon launch. While the issue was seemingly sporadic, it affected users who were on both PCs and Mobile devices. In the Skype forums, a member of the Skype team posted the following comment: We […]

Skype Preview update reportedly causing crashes for Windows Insiders

Microsoft updated Skype preview earlier this week with bug fixes and minor improvements, but it seems some bugs came along for the ride. Insiders have reported that this current build of the Skype Preview app causes it to crash on launch, with numerous threads on Reddit complaining about instant crashes upon start up. While I […]

Microsoft begins testing Skype voice translation to mobile and landline phones

Microsoft's latest Skype Preview for Windows 10 users on its Insider Program is now able to use its voice translation feature to mobile and landline phones.

Latest Microsoft Skype preview adds voice translation for phone calls

Microsoft has added Skype Translator support for mobile and landline phone calls to the latest version of Skype Preview for Windows 10 PC Insider testers.

Skype Preview updated for Insiders with video messages, real-time translator and more

Insiders on the Fast ring are getting access to some nifty new features in Skype Preview for Windows 10 devices....

Skype Preview adds real time translation, video messaging and more in new update

There’s a new Skype Preview build rolling out for insiders on the latest build of Windows 10, and this update adds few features to  make it easier to communicate. To begin with, Microsoft is beginning to roll out support for integrated voice translation when you’re calling “mobiles and landlines” via the Skype preview app. Microsoft […]

Record from my Windows 10 laptop webcam?

Everything I read about the webcams built into Windows laptops seems to be about hackers watching, but I actually find it super useful for Skype and other video conferencing services. I'm wondering if there's any way to actually record the webcam video and audio? I'm running Win10. The post Record from my Windows 10 laptop webcam? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.

How to Stop Skype Calls From Changing Windows Volume

Skype has become the standard for desktop calling. Since it’s been owned by Microsoft for years, it’s even baked right into Windows 8 (including an inferior Modern app) and Windows 10. However, Skype isn’t perfect. One issue you might notice is that your computer’s volume suddenly drops whenever you receive a Skype call. Show More Summary

WhatsApp is taking on Apple FaceTime and Skype with free video calls for one billion users

Facebook-owned messaging service adds free video for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone users to its service.

Skype Preview UWP app updated for Insiders with Web Preview and more

Microsoft has released a new update for the Skype Preview on Windows 10 for Insiders on the Fast Ring. The update to version brings a number of new features including: Web link preview: Now you can show preview of website that you send or receive links of on Skype Streaming media content: It means […]

Microsoft launches new Skype Insider Beta program

Insider programs are all the rage it seems, Microsoft has one for Windows and the Xbox, and now – the Skype team are initiating their own Skype Insider program. Skype Insider is a program that provided testers with access to pre-release builds of Skype whether o Android, iOS or Windows (excluding Windows phones and the Store apps). The program is set […]

What's happening with Microsoft's Skype messaging everywhere feature

The Skype messaging everywhere (SMS Relay) feature is slowly but surely moving ahead, and not just for Windows or Skype Insiders only.

Microsoft launches new Skype Insiders Program for testers and feedback

Microsoft pretty much has an Insider program for all their products that this point. You've got the Windows Insider Program, the Office Insider Program, the Xbox Insider Program, and now the Skype Insider Program too. Microsoft has today...Show More Summary

Skype brings drag-and-drop support, webpage previews, and more to all users on Windows 10

Microsoft recently a pretty major update for the Skype Preview app to users on the Windows Insider program. Today, the company seems to have rolled the update out to all Windows 10 users, bringing useful features such as drag-and-drop. With drag-and-drop, users can simply drag and drop a file to share it in a conversation […]

Skype Preview app gets a minor update for Insiders

Microsoft has released a new update for the Skype Preview on Windows 10 for Insiders on the Fast Ring. The update is minor, featuring settings changes and said to bring improved reliability and less dropped calls. The main change is improved Setup page in settings, with video now off by default, with a  test video […]

Skype, Groove Music and Maps each receive new features on the Fast Ring

Microsoft has released updates for three of its Windows 10 applications on Fast Ring builds. The updates introduce a range of new features to Skype, Groove Music and Maps on both PC and Mobile. ...

Skype Preview gets drag-and-drop support, webpage previews, and more on Windows 10

Microsoft has released a new update for the Skype Preview on Windows 10, adding a number of much-needed features to the app. With the latest update, you can finally drag-and-drop a file on Skype Preview to share it in a conversation which is definitely a very neat feature which should have been there since the […]

Microsoft stops supporting Skype for 85% of Windows phone users

If you’re a Skype user on a Windows phone and your Skype looks like the above, Microsoft no longer supports your device as of this month. Users who activate Windows phone 8.1 devices, or suddenly seek to download Skype from the Store (as few as those may be) – would be surprised to see that Skype […]

Skype preview updated in the Windows Store

Microsoft has also released a new update to its Windows 10 app for Skype (Skype Preview). The update takes the app to version and brings performance improvements for the Lumia x50 range of Windows 10 Mobile handsets. Like most updates it also brings bug fixes and performance improvements. Here’s the full changelog for the […]

Microsoft’s ‘Beihai’ appears to be a cross-app 3D platform for Windows apps

In the beginning of the year we wrote about ‘Beihai’, which then appeared to be part of Skype for HoloLens that would offer “groundbreaking 3D experiences across all devices: phone, tablet, desktop and HoloLens.” At the time there was some clue that the project may be bigger, with the team led by Corporate Vice President […]

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