Skype http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12343/more en 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 Skype 4.7 for Android http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-47-android <div class="field-deck"> Now with better battery life </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It's kind of an Androidy day here at the SuperSite for Windows for whatever reason, so what the heck. Microsoft this week announced a new version of Skype for Android that introduces "aggressive battery savings," which I assume will be quite welcome. A version for Kindle Fire tablets is coming soon as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-47-android" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-47-android#comments Android Mobile devices Skype Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:20:00 +0000 37211 at http://winsupersite.com Skype for Xbox One Updated http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-xbox-one-updated <div class="field-deck"> And no, I'm not testing the Captain America thing </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Looks like there are Skype updates for everyone now: In the wake of Skype updates for Outlook.com and Windows 8.1, Microsoft today announced a major update to Skype for Xbox One as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-xbox-one-updated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-xbox-one-updated#comments Xbox 360 Xbox One Skype Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:14:00 +0000 37071 at http://winsupersite.com Skype Modern App Updated http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-modern-app-updated <div class="field-deck"> That ringing sound? It's in your head </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft announced today that it has updated its Skype Modern app for Windows 8.1/RT 8.1 to fix the endless ringing bug that also dogged its Outlook.com plug-in until recently. Additionally, the update syncs your chat history and read messages across devices much more quickly than before.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-modern-app-updated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-modern-app-updated#comments Windows 8.1 Windows 8 Skype Windows RT Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:44:00 +0000 36891 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Announces Worldwide Availability of Skype for Outlook.com http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-announces-worldwide-availability-skype-outlookcom <div class="field-deck"> Have fun with that </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft this morning announced that an improved version of Skype for Outlook.com is now rolling out to customers worldwide after a nearly year-long preview in select markets. Since I've been hobbled by this piece of junk for much of that year, I can say this. It could only be improved. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-announces-worldwide-availability-skype-outlookcom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-announces-worldwide-availability-skype-outlookcom#comments Skype Outlook.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:47:00 +0000 36691 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft On Track to Deliver Lync/Skype Video Chat Interop by Mid-Year http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-track-deliver-lyncskype-video-chat-interop-mid-year <div class="field-deck"> And more mobile apps too </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the Lync Conference in Las Vegas today, Microsoft demonstrated video calling between Lync and Skype. The firm told me separately it remains on track to deliver this functionality, as planned, by mid-2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-track-deliver-lyncskype-video-chat-interop-mid-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-track-deliver-lyncskype-video-chat-interop-mid-year#comments Lync 2013 Skype Office Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:03:00 +0000 36191 at http://winsupersite.com Skype for Modern Windows 2.5 http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-modern-windows-25 <div class="field-deck"> Some small but useful changes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft this week released a minor new release of Skype for Modern Windows that improves how this quickly-evolving mobile version of the app works with your contacts. I may have my issues with Skype overall, but it's interesting to see what's possible when they start from scratch and build something new from the ground up.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-modern-windows-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-modern-windows-25#comments Windows 8 Skype Windows RT Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:37:00 +0000 36081 at http://winsupersite.com Video Messaging Comes to Skype for Windows Phone 8 http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/video-messaging-comes-skype-windows-phone-8 <div class="field-deck"> I'm sure we'll get the next feature first </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft today released an update to Skype for Windows Phone 8 that adds the video messaging feature that first appeared on other platforms back in May. With video messaging, Skype users can now record and share a personal video message, even when your friends and loved ones are not available.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/video-messaging-comes-skype-windows-phone-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-phone/video-messaging-comes-skype-windows-phone-8#comments Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone Skype Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:21:00 +0000 28442 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Announces Skype for Outlook.com http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-announces-skype-outlookcom <div class="field-deck"> Now, another way that Skype can annoy you </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft today announced that it has released Skype for Outlook.com in six markets, with more to follow. The firm had previously released a preview version of this integration back in April.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-announces-skype-outlookcom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-announces-skype-outlookcom#comments Skype Outlook.com Mon, 19 Aug 2013 19:05:00 +0000 27122 at http://winsupersite.com