At the beginning of July, Microsoft-owned Skype announced that it will be previewing a new Universal Skype app meant specifically for Windows 10 Mobile. Well, the app is finally here, but as of now, there is no version available for download from the Windows Store. Show More Summary
Back in January, some of us were able to see Microsoft's vision for integrating Skype into Windows 10 Mobile. At the time, we noted that the method was very reminiscent of how Windows Phone 7 worked with Facebook messaging. Microsoft in effect is looking to merge seamlessly Skype messaging into the regular SMS app for a unified experience. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that the company will be introducing a new universal Skype experience for Windows 10. The new Skype experience isn’t available for Windows 10 just yet, but Microsoft announced that the company will be releasing it later this summer as a preview. Now, screenshots of the new universal Skype experiences running […]
Last month Microsoft launched its Skype for Business app for Windows Phone devices, and if you’re wondering when the app will make its way onto iOS or Android, you might not have to wait much longer. Microsoft has since announced that they are launching the technical preview of Skype for Business for iOS and Android devices. Show More Summary
Skype for Business (previously known as Lync 2013) app today got updated to v6.1. This is a minor update with only bug fixes. Key features: • View shared content during a meeting, on your mobile device • Initiate a group conversation (IM or video) or invite additional participants • Join, rejoin, and initiate a Skype […]
Microsoft's promotions for the launch of Windows 10 have been very interesting, including the use of the Ninja Cat meme. Today, Microsoft's Skype team sent out a reminder that anyone who uses the text messaging part of their mobile or desktop clients can send others a cool Ninja Cat-TRex emoticon
With Windows 10 launching in just two days on July 29, Microsoft is making more of its websites compatible with the new operating system and its Microsoft Edge browser. Windows 10 users who enjoy checking their email on Outlook.com can now use Edge to also take audio and video calls via its Skype features for the first time.
Microsoft has now discontinued the "Modern" Skype app for Windows 8 and 8.1, but the promised new Windows 10 messaging, phone, and video apps with Skype integration are coming sometime this summer.
Earlier this year, Microsoft confirmed that the company will be releasing a new Messaging app for Windows 10 which will come with Skype integration built-in. Since then, the company hasn’t really opened its mouth about the messaging app and it isn’t currently available on Windows 10 Technical Preview builds. Thankfully though, Microsoft is finally opening […]
Windows 10 is due next week, and one thing we know won't be available is the new Skype messaging experience. First announced in January by Microsoft, the Universal Windows messaging app will let users chat using Skype directly from the Messaging app and switch to SMS for Phone users. Show More Summary
Microsoft today released some fun background/lock screen images of the ninja cat and her steeds to help celebrate the upcoming launch of Windows 10 upgrades for PCs. Also, they have now included a new animated emoticon in Skype to celebrate Windows 10. It is a Ninja cat riding the T. rex. If you send (windows10) […]
Microsoft has rolled out an update for Skype on Windows Phone. The company has bumped the official offering to version 22.214.171.124 (only a small increment from the previous release), but we're not too sure what's included in the update...
Microsoft today updated the Skype app for Windows Phone devices to v126.96.36.199. This is just a minor update with no new features. It however includes some general fixes and improvements. App Features: – Call friends and family with free Skype to Skype voice calls over 3G or WiFi and enjoy low cost calls to mobiles […]
We reported last month that Microsoft would soon be launching a service called Microsoft Wi-Fi, it’s basically a revamped version of the Skype Wi-Fi service that’s already available in many markets. The service will provide users with...Show More Summary
Microsoft is rolling out is Skype for Business unified communications app for Windows Phone 8.1.
Microsoft today announced the launch of a new Skype for Business app for Windows Phone. Previously Skype for Business could be accessed through the Lync 2013 app, but now Skype for Business is getting its own dedicated Windows Phone app. There are some notable improvements in the new app, which the Skype for Business team […]
Microsoft today replaced its Lync 2013 corporate messaging app with Skype for Business for Windows Phone. The app has a refreshed user interface for messaging, more emoticons, and improved interactions with the server. Microsoft says...Show More Summary
Say goodbye to Lync 2013—the new Skype for Business app...
Microsoft has now launched its official Skype for Business app for Windows Phone as a replacement for its old Lync 2013 app. Microsoft began internally testing the Skype for Business app a few months ago, but it has now pulled the trigger and made the app live for everyone to use.
Lync 2013 app just got updated in Windows Phone Store with Skype for Business branding, new look & feel, new emoticons support and more. Find the full change log below. What’s new in version 6.0: – Lync 2013 is now Skype for Business (both in name and logo) – New Look and feel & Emoticons […]