In a nice nod to the platform's past, Windows 10 Mobile enables Skype integration across key Windows 10 Mobile apps like Phone and Messaging. But if you find this integration irritating---as I do---you can simply disable it and use the dedicated Skype app instead.
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Microsoft announced today that a preview version of Skype integration for the Slack team-based messaging solution is now available. In this first early release, Slack users can now make a Skype voice or video call from within that app.
Microsoft announced this week that it will be bringing Skype's group video calling feature to Android, iPhone, iPad and Windows 10 Mobile in the coming weeks. And it will offer this functionality for free.
The latest version of Skype has a bug that, for some users, is causing the messages to out of order and the only work-around is to downgrade.
Microsoft on Wednesday delivered a non-preview Skype for Business mobile app on Android. The app follows releases on Windows phones and iOS.
A new version of the Skype desktop application for Windows is now available, offering simpler sharing of photos, files, video messages, contacts and emoticons.
Here's what else is happening today: Lumia 950 is for the fans, cheap Windows 10 games, a HoloLens confirmation, Skype 6.11 for Android, PS2 emulation on PS4.
Microsoft this week enabled the ability to share web articles via Skype. mimicking similar functionality for Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks.
The excellent Work & Play bundle is back, providing an inexpensive way to acquire one year of multiple Microsoft services all in a single purchase.
Microsoft this morning announced a new feature for Skype that lets you more easily start a conversation with others ... including people who don't use Skype.
You don't have to be an Insider to get the new Skype apps: If you're on the release version of Windows 10, you can download them now from the Windows Store.
Microsoft announced that Skype for Business iOS is now available as a new universal app in the iTunes Store. The Android version is due "later this year."
Here's what's happening today: Skype apologizes (poorly), someone underestimates what Microsoft has just accomplished, and PS4 heads to the bargain bin.
Here's what (else) is happening today: Skype for Business expands on Office 365, a skewed look at the new Lumias, the Lumia 550, and thoughts about Office.
Here's a quick peek at what's happening today around the web: Cortana on Xbox One, Xbox One Fallout bundle, Skype for iOS and Office Delve updates, and more.
Microsoft announced today that it is adding its Skype Translator capabilities to the flagship Skype client for the Windows desktop.
I received some interesting advice several months back: Instead of just using the services that come with Windows, we should use services that work better.
While Skype has long supported emoticons and emojis, Microsoft is taking it to the next level by adding support for short animated video clips called Mojis.
Microsoft has issued major new versions of Skype for Android, iPhone and iPad, adding UI, navigation, and search improvements on each platform.
Microsoft announced last night that the Skype for Business app for Windows Phone is now available, replacing Lync and adding a new look and new features.
Just ten days after it delivered a limited beta release of Skype for Web to customers in the US and UK, Microsoft has made the beta available worldwide.
This week Microsoft made it official: it is killing off the Modern app version of Skype and will now—again—focus on the desktop application instead.
Microsoft announced this morning that Skype for Web (Beta) is now available for users in the United States and the United Kingdom.
The busy beavers at Skype have been busier than usual this week, shipping updates to the communications service on Mac, iPhone, Outlook.com and Windows desktop.