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Skype Preview app gets SMS Relay device authentication code support

The Skype Preview app for Windows and Windows 10 has been updated with device authentication code support for SMS Relay. This means if you want to send SMS messages from your Skype account on your PC you will now have to verify which phone you wish to use to enable this feature via a code generated on […]

Amazon launches Chime, a video meeting service for Mac, iOS, Windows & Android [Video]

There’s no shortage of options for virtual meetings these days, from Apple’s own FaceTime through Skype, WebEx, Facebook, WhatsApp and many others. But Amazon believes that there’s room for one more, aiming Chime specifically at businesses...Show More Summary

Amazon takes on Skype and GoToMeeting with its Chime video conferencing app

Amazon has launched Chime, a video conferencing and chat service that promises less shitty remote meetings and group calls. Aimed at business users and available for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS, Chime lets you hold video chats with...Show More Summary

Windows 10 will let you watch TV as you work - CNET

2 weeks agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Microsoft's software gets a mini-window for watching video or holding Skype chat. Also new: Windows 10 can lock itself automatically when you walk away.

Microsoft is disabling older versions of Skype for Mac and Windows on March 1

Microsoft wants you to have the latest and greatest Skype experience. If you want the old Skype, well, uh, tough. The company said today that starting on March 1 — less than 30 days from now — people will no longer be able to sign in to version 7.16 of Skype for Windows desktop and […]

Skype UWP app gets updated for Windows Insiders in the Slow Ring

Skype UWP has picked up a minor new update for Windows Insiders in the Slow Ring. If you are a Windows Insider running the latest Slow Ring build of Windows 10 on either PC or Mobile, you will be able to get the new update for Skype UWP from the Windows Store. As we have […]

Microsoft expands Windows Store app promotions to,, and Skype

Microsoft yesterday announced that they are expanding the “Promote Your App” ad campaigns for Windows app developers to Microsoft premium surfaces such as,, and Skype, as well as games like the Microsoft solitaire collection. Previously, “Promote Your App” ad campaigns were limited to other apps in the Windows Store. MSN, Outlook, Skype and […]

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

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