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Skype update brings new emoji reactions and more to Release Preview Insiders

Skype for Windows 10 is bringing some new reactions and other tweaks to Insiders on Release Preview. Microsoft has started rolling out an update to the Skype app for Windows 10 to Insiders on the Release Preview ring....

Microsoft adds new emojis, removes some features in Skype for Windows 10’s newest update

Microsoft has been trying to change Skype to its new vision of Skype, having rolled out changes to the iPhone and Android phone versions of Skype.  Oddly enough Skype for Windows 10 still hasn’t seen the bulk of this change and stands out starkly out of sync with a not quite Skype app. Show More Summary

How to disable the webcam and microphone on your Windows PC for more privacy

In the age of spying and paranoia, many users often purchase computers with built-in webcams and microphones –often advertised as increasing the quality of video calling services like Skype, Facebook, Google Hangouts and others. Despite...Show More Summary

Skype gets Cortana integration on iOS, Android and Windows

Microsoft promised Skype Integration for Cortana at build 2016 last year, and while it has been nearly a year and a half since then, they’ve delivered – kind of. Users of the new Skype client will now see a new pop-up in the conversation view but from Cortana. Show More Summary

Microsoft’s desktop Skype Preview app gets all the newest Android and iOS features

Microsoft has sent an update out to users testing the firm’s new Skype app for desktops on MacOS, Windows and Linux. The update brings in a few additions which were earlier introduced to Android and the iPhone last month, with easy access to panoramic photos, and Skype status being added back. Show More Summary

Skype’s new design lands on Linux

Microsoft recently launched the new and modern look for Skype on Windows 7 and the Mac. The software maker is yet to officially bring the new experience to Windows 10 users, although that’s set to launch within a few months. But if you are on Linux, you can already try out the new Skype. Microsoft […] Read More: Skype’s new design lands on Linux

How to Try the Newly Redesigned Skype on Windows and Mac

Skype is a curious app. It took VOIP telephone calls to the masses for the first time, and in the pre-WhatsApp era, it was the king of internet chat. Fast-forward to today and a lot has changed. It no longer enjoys an unrivaled hegemony over its rivals. Show More Summary

How to use compatibility mode to run the new Skype Preview on your Windows 10 PC

Microsoft released its mobile inspired Skype preview app for Windows users today, but there’s a slight problem. If you’re using Windows as Microsoft intended it, that is, with Windows 10 being automatically updated to the latest version, you won’t be able to get this new version of Skype. Show More Summary

Skype's universal Windows 10 app desperately needs some love

Skype for Windows 10 currently sits in my book of terrible Windows 10 apps. Skype seriously needs some love from Microsoft, and soon. Hating on Skype is so in vogue in 2017. Whether you're a technology enthusiast, general consumer or both, hating on Skype is something we've all done at some point. Microsoft's decisions have made that too easy. ...

How to install Skype Preview for desktop on Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft's new Skype Preview app for desktops only works on older versions of Windows, but there's a way to get it running on the latest version of Windows 10. Here's how. Microsoft has just released a brand new Skype Preview app for...Show More Summary

Is Skype for Linux Finally Good Enough for Windows Switchers?

Since Alexander Graham Bell shared his unbridled excitement with Watson, telephony has come a long way. From the short-range telephone right up to mobile phone which has now become an extension of our personalities, telephony is one technology has evolved rapidly through the past few decades. Show More Summary

Skype gets group video calls on Linux

Skype for Linux has been updated to version 5.4, it’s still a beta, but this update enables Group video calling — albeit in experimental form. Microsoft recently updated Skype for Windows 10, iOS, and Android to incorporate a new design language here’s hoping that this new update rolls out to Linux users soon as well […] Read More: Skype gets group video calls on Linux

Microsoft’s latest Skype update brings a dark theme to the iPhone and Android, restores status display

Microsoft is updating Skype for iOS, Android, and Windows today with design changes for Windows and refinements for iOS and Android. Windows users are getting the first elements of the new Skype design, with the hamburger menu beingShow More Summary

Skype update for Windows 10 brings message reactions, design tweaks, more

Microsoft has announced a new update for the Skype UWP app on Windows 10 that brings along some notable changes that were previously only available to Windows Insiders....

New Skype for Windows 10 update brings tweaked UI for PC and Mobile

Microsoft is rolling out a new Skype for Windows 10 update that brings a slightly tweaked UI design in preparation of the new Skype design refresh. If you're a fan of the Skype UWP app on Windows 10, we've got some good news for you....Show More Summary

Skype gets improved design and sharing support in Windows 10

Microsoft is testing a new and improved design for Skype. The company today rolled out a new update for the app to those in the Windows Insider program’s Release Preview ring for both PCs and Mobile. The improved design doesn’t bring a lot of new changes to the UI itself but it’s likely preparing for […] Read More: Skype gets improved design and sharing support in Windows 10

Skype retires older apps for Windows and more as it pushes new features

The newest version of the Skype app takes a big hat-tip from social media platforms like Snapchat and Facebook’s Messenger with its newest features, adding a Stories-like feature called Highlights, a big selection of bots to add into chats and a longer plan to upgrade group conversations with more features. Read More

Skype for Windows 10 Mobile now lets you view GIFs in-app

If you used Skype for Windows 10 Mobile to replace your SMS app, there’s a good chance you were disappointed tat the apps inability to properly process gifs. While the Windows 10 Mobile Messaging app would display and process GIFs normally...Show More Summary

Skype for Windows Phone, RT, and TV to be retired on July 1

In a move that's been coming for some time, Microsoft is gearing up to retire the Skype app for some older platforms on July 1....

Microsoft to retire Skype apps on Windows Phone, Windows RT and TVs after July 1st

Microsoft today sent out a notification to users saying that Skype app will stop working for users on Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.1, Messaging app for Windows 10 Mobile, Windows RT and TVs after July 1st. After this date, users will no longer be able to sign in to these versions of Skype. Show More Summary

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