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Celebrate Windows 10's launch in Skype with Ninja Cat-TRex emoticon

Microsoft's promotions for the launch of Windows 10 have been very interesting, including the use of the Ninja Cat meme. Today, Microsoft's Skype team sent out a reminder that anyone who uses the text messaging part of their mobile or desktop clients can send others a cool Ninja Cat-TRex emoticon...
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Microsoft rolls out a minor update for Skype on Windows Phone

Microsoft has rolled out an update for Skype on Windows Phone. The company has bumped the official offering to version 2.29.0.9 (only a small increment from the previous release), but we're not too sure what's included in the update. According to the store listing, we're looking at a new...
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The revamped Windows 10 Skype and Messaging app may not be ready for launch

In January, Microsoft first showed off an image of the new Skype and Messaging app for Windows 10 on the PC. Since then, that app has not been included in any of the preview builds for Windows 10 sent to Windows Insider members. Now a new report claims that it's unlikely the app would be ready...

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Skype for Outlook.com and web now supports free group voice and video calls

Microsoft has added new features to both its Skype web application (still in beta) along with the version available on Outlook.com. Both can now support free group voice and video calls for the first time. Microsoft stated: "From today, in addition to group IM we've launched free group voice...
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Celebrate Windows 10's launch in Skype with Ninja Cat-TRex emoticon

Microsoft's promotions for the launch of Windows 10 have been very interesting, including the use of the Ninja Cat meme. Today, Microsoft's Skype team sent out a reminder that anyone who uses the text messaging part of their mobile or desktop clients can send others a cool Ninja Cat-TRex emoticon...
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Skype for Outlook.com updated to allow audio and video calls in Microsoft Edge

With Windows 10 launching in just two days on July 29, Microsoft is making more of its websites compatible with the new operating system and its Microsoft Edge browser. Windows 10 users who enjoy checking their email on Outlook.com can now use Edge to also take audio and video calls via its Skype...
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Windows 10's promised Skype messaging, phone, and video apps due later this summer

Microsoft has now discontinued the "Modern" Skype app for Windows 8 and 8.1, but the promised new Windows 10 messaging, phone, and video apps with Skype integration are coming sometime this summer. That's the new word from Microsoft, which quietly updated a Skype blog post in June with more...
Microsoft lets slip an image of the upcoming Messaging app for Windows 10

Microsoft lets slip an image of the upcoming Messaging app for Windows 10

Windows 10 is due next week, and one thing we know won't be available is the new Skype messaging experience. First announced in January by Microsoft, the Universal Windows messaging app will let users chat using Skype directly from the Messaging app and switch to SMS for Phone users. Indeed, in...
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Microsoft rolls out a minor update for Skype on Windows Phone

Microsoft has rolled out an update for Skype on Windows Phone. The company has bumped the official offering to version 2.29.0.9 (only a small increment from the previous release), but we're not too sure what's included in the update. According to the store listing, we're looking at a new...
Skype and Facebook Messenger snag minor updates

Skype and Facebook Messenger snag minor updates

A lack of changelogs appears to be a common theme with some apps nowadays, and the most recent culprits are Facebook Messenger and Skype for Windows Phone. Both apps have received updates, but left out changelogs — so don't expect anything in the way of major new features. That being said, it'...
Skype for Windows Phone snags an update, leaves out the changelog

Skype for Windows Phone snags an update, leaves out the changelog

Skype for Windows Phone has gotten a minor update on the Windows Phone Store. While the update bumps things up to version 2.29.0.5, there doesn't appear to be anything new to report. Skype's listing appears to still be showing an old changelog that mentions the new compact design that arrived...
Skype for Windows Phone grabs small update to 2.29.0.3

Skype for Windows Phone grabs small update to 2.29.0.3

For those who use Skype on Windows Phone, a new update just went out to the Store. Version 2.29.0.3 is live and although the changelog mentions new 'compact design' that is actually the older one from back in January. From a cursory look at the update, nothing stands out as different. That means...
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Microsoft expands Skype for Web beta worldwide with 30 languages supported

Anyone in the world can now access Microsoft's Skype for Web beta test. The company has revealed it has expanded the reach of the beta worldwide after previously limiting the web client to just the US and UK. At the moment, the Skype for Web beta supports 30 languages: "Supported languages...

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