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
Microsoft recently a pretty major update for the Skype Preview app to users on the Windows Insider program. Today, the company seems to have rolled the update out to all Windows 10 users, bringing useful features such as drag-and-drop. With drag-and-drop, users can simply drag and drop a file to share it in a conversation […]
Microsoft has released a new update for the Skype Preview on Windows 10 for Insiders on the Fast Ring. The update is minor, featuring settings changes and said to bring improved reliability and less dropped calls. The main change is improved Setup page in settings, with video now off by default, with a test video […]
Microsoft has released updates for three of its Windows 10 applications on Fast Ring builds. The updates introduce a range of new features to Skype, Groove Music and Maps on both PC and Mobile. ...
Microsoft has released a new update for the Skype Preview on Windows 10, adding a number of much-needed features to the app. With the latest update, you can finally drag-and-drop a file on Skype Preview to share it in a conversation which is definitely a very neat feature which should have been there since the […]
If you’re a Skype user on a Windows phone and your Skype looks like the above, Microsoft no longer supports your device as of this month. Users who activate Windows phone 8.1 devices, or suddenly seek to download Skype from the Store (as few as those may be) – would be surprised to see that Skype […]
Microsoft has also released a new update to its Windows 10 app for Skype (Skype Preview). The update takes the app to version 126.96.36.199 and brings performance improvements for the Lumia x50 range of Windows 10 Mobile handsets. Like most updates it also brings bug fixes and performance improvements. Here’s the full changelog for the […]
In the beginning of the year we wrote about ‘Beihai’, which then appeared to be part of Skype for HoloLens that would offer “groundbreaking 3D experiences across all devices: phone, tablet, desktop and HoloLens.” At the time there was some clue that the project may be bigger, with the team led by Corporate Vice President […]
Why beat them, when you can join them? With Microsoft’s latest update to the Windows 10 Skype app which has added support for SMS Relay for some users, It has become just like iMessage, complete with green bubbles for the uncivilised savages, and blue bubbles for blessed users. I’ve been using it off and on […]
In the ever-changing landscape of the communications industry, it is no surprise that more change is in the air. Earlier this month, Microsoft made the major announcement that its VoIP system, Skype, will no longer be available as a Windows Phone app.
Hot on the heels of pushing out an app update to its Android and iOS clients for Skype (Skype update day?), Microsoft has also released a new update to its Windows 10 app for Skype (Skype Preview). The update implements many of the new features added in Skype in for insiders in the past few […]
Microsoft’s Windows 10 and iOS clients aren’t the only Skype apps getting some love this week, the firm is also improving its Skype for Android client as well. The new update bumps it up to version 7.17 and includes fixes for Samsung devices running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, possibly due to issues caused […]
Microsoft is rolling out a new update for the Skype Preview app for Windows 10 on PC and Mobile. The new production update adds the ability to hide conversations, among other new features. ...
Earlier this week Microsoft rolled out Skype support for SMS Relay on Windows 10 and promised CallKit integration for their Skype for Business app on iOS, now the firm is rolling out an update for their consumer iPhone and iPad apps to take advantage of Apple’s newest software hooks. With the newest Skype for iOS, […]
Earlier this month Microsoft announced the return of the feature previously known as Messaging Everywhere – now dubbed SMS relay – for Windows 10. SMS relay is a way by which users of Windows 10 can use to send SMS via their PC through their mobile devices – effectively relaying it. While Microsoft had a rudimentary form […]
Just last week, Microsoft re-introduced a much-needed feature for Skype on Windows 10: SMS syncing. The feature was previously known as “Messaging Everywhere” but Microsoft has now renamed it to “SMS Relay”. With SMS Relay, Windows 10 users can sync SMS between their Windows 10 PC and Mobile devices. Additionally, you will be able to […]