Skype http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12343/more en Skype Group Video Calling Comes to Modern Windows App http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-group-video-calling-comes-modern-windows-app <div class="field-deck"> Modern app picks up more functionality </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft announced today that it has added group video calling to the Modern app version of Skype for Windows. The firm made this previously paid feature available for free to all Skype users in April and has been adding the capability to its various Skype mobile apps since.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-group-video-calling-comes-modern-windows-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-group-video-calling-comes-modern-windows-app#comments Windows 8.1 Windows 8 Skype Windows RT Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:30:00 +0000 41141 at http://winsupersite.com Skype Updated with Cortana Support in Windows Phone 8.1 http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/skype-updated-cortana-support-windows-phone-81 <div class="field-deck"> Now you can video chat with Master Chief </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft updated Skype for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 today, adding a number of new features and improvements. And if you're using the latter OS version, you'll seen some unique additional new features: Cortana and Action Center integration.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/skype-updated-cortana-support-windows-phone-81" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/skype-updated-cortana-support-windows-phone-81#comments Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8.1 Windows Phone Skype Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:09:00 +0000 40561 at http://winsupersite.com An Office 365 Primer http://winsupersite.com/office-365/office-365-primer <div class="field-deck"> Consumer and business offerings are not the same </div> <div class="node-body article-body">About a year and a half ago, Microsoft essentially relaunched Office 365 as a set of subscription-based offerings that target both individuals (or what we might call consumers) and businesses of all sizes. But the Office 365 services that are available to individuals are quite different than the business versions, leading to some confusion. Indeed, the sheer number of Office 365 offerings is the source of much confusion as well. So let's figure it all out.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/office-365/office-365-primer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/office-365/office-365-primer#comments Office 2013 Office 365 Office 365 Skype Outlook.com OneDrive Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:44:00 +0000 40461 at http://winsupersite.com Skype for iPhone "Remastered" ... to Look Like Skype for Windows Phone http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-iphone-remastered-look-skype-windows-phone <div class="field-deck"> Consistency good </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you use Skype on Windows Phone, the coming update to Skype for iPhone, which Microsoft says it will deliver sometime next week, will look awfully familiar. That's because the app is being updated to be more consistent with the other mobile versions of the app. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-iphone-remastered-look-skype-windows-phone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-iphone-remastered-look-skype-windows-phone#comments iPhone Mobile devices Windows Phone Skype Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:53:00 +0000 40061 at http://winsupersite.com Ex-Microsoftie Bates Heads to GoPro http://winsupersite.com/ex-microsoftie-bates-heads-gopro <div class="node-body link-body">Determined to be a CEO again, former Skype CEO Tony Bates left Microsoft when that firm selected Satya Nadella as its next leader. And this week, Mr. Bates showed up for the first time since, with a new position at wearable camera maker GoPro. The big news? He's not the CEO.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/Bates_hero.jpg?1401983419" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/ex-microsoftie-bates-heads-gopro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Skype Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:49:00 +0000 39811 at http://winsupersite.com Skype Can Now Be Snapped on Xbox One http://winsupersite.com/xbox-one/skype-can-now-be-snapped-xbox-one <div class="field-deck"> The way it should have always been </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the weird limitations of the initial shipping version of Xbox One was that it was not possible to snap Skype next to another app and do something like chat with a friend while you played a game together. This week, however, Microsoft announced that this limitation has been fixed, and you can now use Skype with snap on Xbox One.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/xbox-one/skype-can-now-be-snapped-xbox-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/xbox-one/skype-can-now-be-snapped-xbox-one#comments Xbox One Skype Wed, 21 May 2014 20:33:00 +0000 39301 at http://winsupersite.com Skype for Modern Windows Updated for Keyboard, Mouse http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-modern-windows-updated-keyboard-mouse <div class="field-deck"> And some other stuff too </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Like Windows 8.1 before it, Skype for Modern Windows (as Microsoft painfully calls it) for Windows 8.1 has been updated so that it is easier and more natural to use with a mouse and keyboard. This means that as the app matures it will be more suitable for use on traditional PCs, and not just touch-based tablets and other mobile devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-modern-windows-updated-keyboard-mouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-modern-windows-updated-keyboard-mouse#comments Skype Wed, 07 May 2014 22:59:00 +0000 38841 at http://winsupersite.com Skype Group Video Calling is Now Free http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-group-video-calling-now-free <div class="field-deck"> And Skype Premium is gone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft announced today that it has made the group video calling feature in Skype available to everyone on the Windows desktop, Mac and Xbox One clients for free. Previously, this feature required a Skype Premium subscription at a cost of $8.99 per month. That subscription has been ended because of this change.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-group-video-calling-now-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-group-video-calling-now-free#comments Skype Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:42:00 +0000 38511 at http://winsupersite.com Modern and Desktop Windows Versions of Skype Updated http://winsupersite.com/skype/modern-and-desktop-windows-versions-skype-updated <div class="field-deck"> It's a two-fer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has updated both versions of Skype that run in Windows, which is to say Skype for Modern Windows and Skype for Windows desktop. The former picks up new options for managing your availability (at least "new" to that app), while the desktop version unexpectedly gets a more attractive chat experience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/modern-and-desktop-windows-versions-skype-updated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/modern-and-desktop-windows-versions-skype-updated#comments Windows 8.1 Windows 8 Skype Windows RT Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:56:00 +0000 37861 at http://winsupersite.com Skype Getting a Big Update for Windows Phone 8.1 http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/skype-getting-big-update-windows-phone-81 <div class="field-deck"> Now integrated with the OS </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As part of the mammoth series of updates coming in Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft will for the first time integrate Skype with its smart phone OS. And that version of Skype will be improved over the currently available app, with deeper OS integration and a number of new features.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/skype-getting-big-update-windows-phone-81" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/skype-getting-big-update-windows-phone-81#comments Windows Phone 8.1 Windows Phone Skype Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:32:00 +0000 37711 at http://winsupersite.com