Microsoft is extending the life of Skype Classic, version 7.0, after strong customer feedback when trying to force those users to version 8.0.
Recent Skype Stories
Microsoft is working to bring a compact view back to the modern versions of Skype and the team is looking for feedback about functionality.
You can finally tell when someone reads your messages on Skype with support for read receipts coming soon.
Microsoft is working on a improved group video calling experience for Skype on Windows 10, as well as improved customization options, more.
Microsoft is finally adding the ability to record Skype calls but there are a couple questions that need to be answered first.
Snapchat copies another popular Instagram Stories feature, introduces group video calling abilities.
Microsoft is updating the Skype app for Android devices to better work with low end Android hardware.
Microsoft is finally turning on the ability to encrypt messages with Skype but there are several caveats including it is not on by default.
The modern Skype still isn't here for Windows 10 devices, but Microsoft is bringing a couple of Fluent Design improvements instead.
Microsoft is ending support for Facebook login on Skype which is an odd move as this is not going to help with user-growth.
Skype is now showing advertisements in the notification panel for bots which is likely the start of more invasive ads for Microsoft products.
The Chinese government isn't too happy with some VoIP apps that violate the local laws, so it's ordering app stores to remove apps like Skype.
A new standalone Skype app built specifically for freelancers and business owners is launching this week as a limited preview in the US.
Microsoft has announced that its next-gen Skype client is now out of preview but you can only use it if you are running an older version of Windows.
Skype is releasing a beta for their modern app that brings the mobile UI to the desktop but it's not as bad as you think.
Microsoft has announced that Skype for Windows Phone, Windows RT and its TVs will reach end of life on July 1, 2017.
Microsoft has finally fixed the issue that would cause a web-instance of Skype to ring continuously if the call was answered on another device.
Skype has reached that point that the bugs in the platform are starting to undermine the reputation of the messaging service.
This week, Microsoft announced a new Skype UWP app and while it is not publicly available yet, I have been able to get my hands on the new prodcut.
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.