On Tuesday, Microsoft updated its Lync collaboration software for Windows 8.1, a relatively minor update that still makes one wonder why Lync and Microsoft's Skype aren't a single product. Upgrading to Lync for Windows 8.1 is easy enough: on your Windows 8.1-powered PC, Lync will upgrade itself over the next 24 hours. Show More Summary
If you've used Skype on Windows Phone, chances are you've dealt with out-of-sync and missed messages. Luckily, a fix is on the horizon: according to Skype product manager Jeff Kunins, who spoke with The Verge, Microsoft is aware of the issues and working to resolve them. Show More Summary
I use macbook pros, myself, but one of my fraternity boys is looking for a laptop, preferably Windows 8, that he can use to occasionally skype, watch a movie, and use for office so he can do his senior project. The catch is he only wants to spend 300 bucks. I haven’t had a windows [Read more...]
If you often watch TV while keeping one eye on your phone for incoming emails, or while playing a game on your tablet, you’ll like Skype for Windows 8.1, available now. Skype for Windows 8.1, which will work on any Windows 8.1 device,...Show More Summary
This blog post is part of a series of guest posts we’re publishing this week from different people in groups across Microsoft who helped us build Windows 8.1. – Brandon For an engineer, nothing is as rewarding as seeing the product you’ve been working hard on used by the people it was created for. Show More Summary
Skype for Mac has been updated, fixing an annoying bug where chat messages would sometimes fail to appear, and screen-sharing now providing the option to share an individual window, rather than the entire screen or a fiddly hand-drawn area. The full change-log can be found on the Skype blog. The latest version can be downloaded […]
When Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8 and said that Windows Phone 7 devices won't be updateable to v8, it also said that it will take care about the future support of Windows Phone 7.8. Well, seems the clocks ran faster in Redmond than a 24 month contract, which locked many Windows Phone 7 users into a minimum duration. Show More Summary
Microsoft just dropped a bombshell for Windows Phone 7 users, announcing that it will no longer release updates to Skype for the mobile operating system. It’s not a massive surprise... Keep reading ?
Skype today announced in a blog post that it will no longer develop updates for its Windows Phone 7 application. The WP7 app will remain available for download, but Skype does not plan to support it any longer through bug fixes or improvements. Show More Summary
There are two ways to deliver bad news: an overlong, meandering apology or the 'pull no punches' route. Microsoft, in explaining away future Skype support for Windows Phone 7, went with option number one. You see, it's not you, it's Windows Phone 8. Show More Summary
With Windows 8.1 now available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers, Microsoft today also launched a pre-release version of Skype for Windows 8.1. The new version makes sense given that Skype... Keep reading ?
Skype today updated its Windows Phone app and added the ability to make and receive video messages. The feature has been available to Android devices and the iPhone for several months. Skype says video messaging is ideal for sharing short moments with others.
Fans of Skype for Windows Phone 8 can now record more than just voicemail: Microsoft has updated the app to support video messaging. Like on other platforms, Windows Phone users can send an unlimited number of video clips to their Skype contacts for free. Show More Summary
Skype has updated its app for Windows Phone 8 devices today to include video messaging on the platform for the first time. While other mobile versions like iOS and Android... Keep reading ?
Skype updated its Windows Phone 8 today, and version 2.10 adds a much-loved Skype feature: video messaging. Video messaging is another handy way to keep in touch with the people that matter most—and the ideal format for birthday messages, long-distance goodnight kisses, and anything else that demands to be seen. Show More Summary
Windows: Those Apple software updates always seem to come at the most annoying time, don't they? Update Freezer manages the update frequency for a number of apps, including Apple, Adobe Acrobat and Flash, Firefox, Skype, and more. Read more...
Today Microsoft announced that Skype will come installed in Windows 8.1, likely helping the communications service that was purchased for $8.5 billion grow more quickly. The move immediately causes something of a gut reaction that this...Show More Summary
Skype has enabled HD-quality video calls from its iPad app for those with a 4th generation device, five months after Microsoft’s own Windows Phone 8 Skype app got HD support.... Keep reading ?
Got an itchy update trigger finger? If so, your Windows Phone is patiently awaiting. Skype for WP8 just been refreshed to version 2.9, which offers up a couple UI enhancements that should be pretty useful. First, you'll now be able to...Show More Summary
The Skype app for Wp8 has just received an update pushing it up to version 2.8 bringing the following improvements: People List Filter – We received feedback from users that they’d like to see Windows Phone contacts and Skype contacts split out in the Skype People List. Show More Summary