Microsoft has announced that Skype for Windows Phone, Windows RT and its TVs will reach end of life on July 1, 2017.
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Today, Microsoft announced a major new version of its Skype app for consumers. The app is available worldwide today on Android and iOS, but it will ship on Windows and Mac soon.
Microsoft reached out to me this morning to discuss a nice change coming to Skype notifications in Outlook.com and OneDrive on the web. These notifications are now much more configurable.
Buried in a set of somewhat confusing announcements last week, Microsoft revealed that it is changing how it supports traditional versions of Office moving forward. Is this the end of Microsoft Office as we know it?
Microsoft announced today that Skype Translator now offers real-time translation of spoken word Japanese.
The strange disconnect between how the core OS and its bundled apps are updated is one of the weirder aspects of the Windows 10 development cycle. And we've really seen that most obviously in recent weeks.
Microsoft announced today that its Skype extension for Chrome has been updated to support Microsoft and third party email and calendar services, as well as Twitter.
Skype Preview is the second Windows 10 in-box app to add support for the new Compact Overlay feature that is coming in the Creators Update.
Microsoft revealed this week that it is retiring Skype Wi-Fi as of March 31. But there's no word yet on its replacement, Microsoft Wi-Fi, which is part of Windows 10.
Today, announced the release of Skype Lite for Android, a special version of Skype built specifically for the India market.
Yesterday, I reported that the first Skype Preview build was available on Android. Well, it's available on iOS too, but in a far more limited fashion.
Microsoft has issued its first Skype Preview app release to those who signed up for the Skype Insider program.
While you can easily configure and use your Microsoft account on Windows, Android, and iOS, the Mac requires a bit more work.
Microsoft has fixed the inability to disable Skype notification sounds in its websites, and in doing so, they may have just saved my sanity as well.
If you're anything like me, your Microsoft account is the core of your online identity. It's time for a check-up.
In 2016, Microsoft took decisive steps away from its traditional roots and embraced a more open future in the cloud.
This one is personal. And while all technology can be frustrating at times, I've never run into anything quite like Skype.
The future of Skype is bots, Microsoft asserted, noting that this "tidal shift" would usher in a new age of conversational computing.
Microsoft recently announced that it is taking the final steps towards broader availability of its amazing Skype Translator capabilities.
Thanks to new integration capabilities in iOS 10, Skype for Business calls can work the same way as the native calling experience on Apple's devices.
Microsoft announced today that anyone can now make a Skype call via the web without first creating an account.
Today: the first-ever online Learn OneNote Conference, what's happening with Microsoft's Skype messaging everywhere feature, Microsoft patents a Surface Pen Strap, more.
Today, Microsoft announced the Skype Insiders Program, allowing fans to gain early access to new features, provide feedback, and help with product development.
Microsoft announced today that Skype for Business for Mac is now generally available. The firm also announced updates to Skype for Business on Android and iOS.
Tech tidbits from around the web: A Skype on Windows phone petition, Google announces something that is totally not a Surface Hub clone, the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare live-action trailer, and more.
Starting next week, Skype users will be able to sign-in to other Microsoft services---like Outlook.com, OneDrive and Xbox Live---using their Skype IDs. And vice-versa.
Microsoft announced a major update to the Skype Translator functionality that's built into its Skype communications products: Now, you can translate spoken words between Russian and other supported languages in real time.