New cross-platform 'Skype for Life' client rumored to be in development at Microsoft
A new rumor claims that Microsoft is working on "Skype for Life", a new cross-platform client for its VoIP service that will take the place of all the different clients that run across many platforms.
This unconfirmed report comes from Ars Technica, which says this new Skype app is one of the reasons why Microsoft decided to shut down its London offices last week. The story claims that Microsoft wants to work on this new client at its Redmond, Washington headquarters:
The report claims that "Skype for Life" is being developed alongside the Skype for Business client, and the still unconfirmed "Skype Teams" app that reportedly is being made as a competitor to business-themed message services like Slack. The story adds:
It's important to remember that none of this report's claims have been confirmed by Microsoft, so take them with a grain of salt.
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B - we don't know if this would better...it could also be UWP and developed as a progression from the current UWP
At 00:10, you can hear the new announcer say Skype For Life!!! /s
Skype for Life sounds ridiculous, stop with the stupid names please!
How many reboot or how many Skype app they will make? Cant they just improve the Skype Preview app? Which is just great. Bring that preview app for general across all the platforms.
I love Skype. But none of my friends are using it over WhatsApp and I'm also seeing Skype is losing share to other messengers.
Most of them find Skype as a slow or difficult messenger to use.