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 […]
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 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
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 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 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 yesterday announced that they are expanding the “Promote Your App” ad campaigns for Windows app developers to Microsoft premium surfaces such as MSN.com, Outlook.com, 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 […]
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 […]
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'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.
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.
Insiders on the Fast ring are getting access to some nifty new features in Skype Preview for Windows 10 devices....
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 […]
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.
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
Facebook-owned messaging service adds free video for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone users to its service.
Microsoft has released a new update for the Skype Preview on Windows 10 for Insiders on the Fast Ring. The update to version 11.9.256.0 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 […]
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 […]
The Skype messaging everywhere (SMS Relay) feature is slowly but surely moving ahead, and not just for Windows or Skype Insiders only.
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