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 […]
What is the best way to make a video call from your Android device to a Windows, Mac, or Linux desktop computer, or an iPhone, or a Windows Phone? Since the arrival of Skype video calling, more and more companies have attempted to get...Show More Summary
Microsoft Wi-Fi, the rebranded version of Skype Wi-fi, which enables buyers to pay for Wi-Fi access at public spots around the globe, is now active as a new app in the recently-released Windows 10 build 10158.
A lack of changelogs appears to be a common theme with some apps nowadays, and the most recent culprits are Facebook Messenger and Skype for Windows Phone. Both apps have received updates, but left out changelogs — so don't expect anything in the way of major new features.
Less than a week after the last update Microsoft has pushed out another update for the Skype for Windows Phone app. The update takes the app from v188.8.131.52 to v184.108.40.206, and presumably consists of the usual bug fixes and performance improvements. If our readers notice any changes, let us know in the comments. Download it […]
Lync 2013 for Windows Phone app just got updated to v5.9.1371.0 in Windows Phone Store. This is minor update with no new features. Soon Lync for Windows Phone will become Skype for Business. The change brings a fresh new look and simplified controls to all the features and functionality you already know. What’s New in […]