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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 […]

Discuss: Are you using Skype as your SMS client?

Why beat them, when you can join them? With Microsoft’s latest update to the Windows 10 Skype app which has added support for SMS Relay for some users, It has become just like iMessage, complete with green bubbles for the uncivilised savages, and blue bubbles for blessed users. I’ve been using it off and on […]

Death of Skype for Windows Phones Opens New Doors For WebRTC

In the ever-changing landscape of the communications industry, it is no surprise that more change is in the air. Earlier this month, Microsoft made the major announcement that its VoIP system, Skype, will no longer be available as a Windows Phone app.

Skype preview updated in the Windows 10 Store for production

Hot on the heels of pushing out an app update to its Android and iOS clients for Skype (Skype update day?), Microsoft has also released a new update to its Windows 10 app for Skype (Skype Preview). The update implements many of the new features added in Skype in for insiders in the past few […]

Microsoft makes Skype more reliable on Samsung Lollipop and Marshmallow devices in new update

Microsoft’s Windows 10 and iOS clients aren’t the only Skype  apps getting some love this week, the firm is also improving its Skype for Android client as well. The new update bumps it up to version 7.17 and includes fixes for Samsung devices running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop  and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, possibly due to issues caused […]

Skype Preview update for Windows 10 Production adds conversation hiding and more

Microsoft is rolling out a new update for the Skype Preview app for Windows 10 on PC and Mobile. The new production update adds the ability to hide conversations, among other new features. ...

Microsoft updates Skype for iOS with new Siri and CallKit integration

Earlier this week Microsoft rolled out Skype support for SMS Relay on Windows 10 and promised CallKit integration for their Skype for Business app on iOS, now the firm is rolling out an update for their consumer iPhone and iPad apps to take advantage of Apple’s newest software hooks. With the newest Skype for iOS, […]

Microsoft brings SMS relay to all Skype users on Windows 10

Earlier this month Microsoft announced the return of the feature previously known as Messaging Everywhere – now dubbed SMS relay – for Windows 10.  SMS relay is a way by which users of Windows 10 can use to send SMS via their PC through their mobile devices – effectively relaying it. While Microsoft had a rudimentary form […]

Skype’s SMS Relay feature on Windows 10 comes to Release Preview users

Just last week, Microsoft re-introduced a much-needed feature for Skype on Windows 10: SMS syncing. The feature was previously known as “Messaging Everywhere” but Microsoft has now renamed it to “SMS Relay”. With SMS Relay, Windows 10 users can sync SMS between their Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices. Additionally, you will be able to […]

Microsoft’s Skype Teams app might be gearing up for release soon

Earlier this month we broke the news of  Microsoft’s Slack competitor, Skype teams, coming soon to Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android. According to a report originating from Petri- “soon” might be as soon as early January next year. Petri’s Brad Sams reports that the new Skype Teams app may be another beneficiary of Microsoft’s misunderstood […]

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Maps improvements and USB Audio 2.0 support

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs. This build doesn’t have any notable new features but there is an updated Maps app, support for the texting via the Skype Preview released last week, and native support for USB Audio 2.0. Windows 10 is a service. As we wrote in our deep dive […]

Skype is reportedly working on a cross-platform client, codenamed ‘Skype for Life’

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new, cross-platform Skype client. The app, which is apparently codenamed “Skype for Life” will be available on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS. While there isn’t any concrete information on why the company is building a new client for Skype, but we suspect the company wants to provide a […]

Windows Insiders can send and receive texts on Skype for PC

Windows Insiders who still miss the experimental Messaging everywhere feature may want to get the latest version of Skype Preview for PC and Mobile. Microsoft has updated the app to be able to send and receive text messages on Windows 10 computers, so long as Skype Preview is the default messaging application on their Windows 10 Mobile devices. Show More Summary

Skype Preview appears on the Xbox One Store, but you can't download it yet

Microsoft has been working on an all-new UWP Skype app for Windows 10 devices, and it's on its way to the Xbox One. Skype Preview appeared under my ready to install list earlier today, and while the app is unavailable to download, it shouldn't be too long until it arrives on the console....

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