We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, it appears that Microsoft is set to buy Discord as part of its recent shopping spree. Daniel and Zac also chat about Razer possibly releasing an AMD-powered laptop, new icons in File Explorer, a WPA version of the Spotify app, and more.
A new report from Wall Street Journal is claiming that Microsoft is in exclusive talks to acquire Discord for $10 billion, and that a deal could be agreed as soon as next month. This news comes just days after it was revealed that Discord was looking to sell, and that Microsoft was a potential buyer alongside Epic Games and others.
Guilded users have been crying out for a public API for third-party bots to hook into and the development team has heard them. Initially available in early access and launching with a number of partners, the Guilded API is now official.
Earlier today, news broke that Discord was looking to sell to a willing buyer for more than $10 billion. The report was light on details regarding which companies were interested, but now Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft is in the running. The report claims that the Redmond is nowhere near completing a deal, but that it's in currently in talks with Discord and definitely interested.
Skype and Microsoft's other messaging platforms are lagging far behind the competition. Things could get even worse if one of Microsoft's competitors lands Discord, which is reportedly looking to sell for upwards of $10 billion. Here's why Microsoft can't let Discord slip away.
Everyone knows Discord, especially if you're a gamer, but have you heard of Guilded? It's a little like Discord in some ways, but very different in others and if you're on the hunt for an alternative, this is the one. You're missing out if you don't check out Guilded.
Discord doesn't have a first-party app on the Xbox One, but you can make voice calls and send messages thanks to Quarrel. The third-party Discord client brings voice support, messages, and more to console gaming.
Adding a bot to your Discord server is a great way to add more features for your users to enjoy. It's really easy to add a whole host of bots to your server and this guide will run you through the few steps.
Discord is free to use, but if you want a little more from your VoIP and communication suite, Discord Nitro is available at an optional monthly or annual fee. We explain what you get for upgrading your Discord account.
Discord is used a lot for text-based communication but it's also got pretty solid voice chat built-in with dedicated channels that make it easy to drop in and out as required. If you're looking at it right now to solve your remote communication needs, here's how to get started with voice channels.
Whether for work or play, Discord is a fantastic tool to help you keep in touch with people. Here we'll show you the basics on getting set up and creating your first server and inviting people to join it.