In January, Microsoft first showed off an image of the new Skype and Messaging app for Windows 10 on the PC. Since then, that app has not been included in any of the preview builds for Windows 10 sent to Windows Insider members. Now a new report claims that it's unlikely the app would be ready for Windows 10's RTM launch, which is slated for later this summer.
Earlier this week we posted word, via a private report sent to Windows Central, that Microsoft was planning to launch the Skype for Business app for Windows Phone on Friday, May 15. Now, the same source for that report has sent us word that the app's launch has been delayed until June 1.
If you were geared up about that Skype Translator that Microsoft announced a year ago, but weren't a fan of the signup process, then today is your lucky day... well, that is, as long as you own a Windows 8 or 8.1-running machine... Continue...Show More Summary
Microsoft is now expanding access to its previously released Skype Translator preview app for Windows 8.1. The app is now available to download from the Windows Store without the need for users to signup and register beforehand.
Microsoft today made it easier to obtain the Skype Translator preview by removing the sign-up requirement. Consumers can now simply download the Skype Translator preview application from the Windows Store for their Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 preview PC or tablet. No waiting or sign-up needed, they can use it as soon as they […] […]
It is not exactly a hidden secret that Microsoft is rebranding its business orientated Lync platform to the more accessible Skype for Business. The rebranding had already begun a few months ago and soon after, hints that a Windows Phone app was on the way as well. Show More Summary
Late last year, Microsoft announced that it would be re-branding its Lync enterprise chat and video service as Skype for Business. After launching a technical preview for the same on Windows desktop in the month of March, Microsoft is now dogfooding (internally testing) the Skype for Business app for Windows Phone.
Microsoft has just showed off Windows 10 apps running on the HoloLens in Windows Holographic. The HoloLens will be able to run Windows 10 apps as holograms – for example, the Skype app will be able to show up on a wall as a hologram and you will be interact using your hand. For […]
Skype Qik app updated in Windows Phone Store with the ability to send Gif images as messages instead of recording your own video. Also, you can now you can send a Qik to anyone just by typing in their phone number. What’s New: Sending a Qik just got a whole lot more […] […]
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The Skype for Business team at Microsoft hinted strongly that a version of the just released business messaging app is coming to the Windows Phone platform at some point. The team made those statements as part of their Reddit AMA session earlier today.
Microsoft today released an update for Skype Translator preview in Windows Store. Updates in this preview release is to streamline interactions between participants, so you can have a more natural conversation using Skype Translator. Some new features added in this release include Continuous recognition, auto volume control and more. Find the full change log below. […]
Microsoft rolled out a couple of new software previews this morning, including the first look at Office 2016 for Windows, and a technical preview of its Skype for Business client, which basically blends the enterprise features of Microsoft Lync with … Continue reading ?
Microsoft this morning announced a preview of Office 2016 for Windows, in a release aimed at putting the software in front of I.T. professionals and developers for further testing ahead of a broader roll out. Additionally, the company...Show More Summary
At its Convergence 2015 event today in Atlanta, Microsoft today launched IT Pro and Developer Preview of Office 2016 for the Windows desktop. To download applications in the suite, you’ll need to sign up for a business profile on Microsoft Connect. At the same time Microsoft today also launched a technical preview of Skype for […]
Microsoft today revealed more features specific to the smartphone version of Windows 10. For example, Skype integration will return to the native messaging application. The device will expand the number of tools available in the action center from four to 12, and newly-installed apps will appear at the top of the app menu listing. Show More Summary
Whether you’re chatting with friends over Skype, talking tactics on a game or laying down some tunes, a microphone can come in very handy for your computer. But what if you don’t have one? While you may not have a microphone for your computer, chances are that you have a smartphone. Show More Summary
Tom Warren, writing for The Verge: The new Messaging app works by integrating Skype, allowing you to chat to Skype contacts or initiate video / audio calls. All the conversations are synced between PCs, tablets, and phones, and the new app looks like a lightweight version of Skype. Show More Summary
Microsoft unveiled at its Windows 10 event today that Skype will be deeply integrated into Windows 10 and for mobile devices. Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President of Operating Systems at Microsoft said that the Skype messaging will automatically detect when users have a Skype account and transition to sending messages on that service instead. Show More Summary
Nine months after Skype revealed it was making group video calls free for Windows, Mac, and Xbox One users, the feature is now being made available gratis on TVs too, alongside full HD support.