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Microsoft dogfooding Skype for Business on Windows Phone Business communication

Microsoft dogfooding Skype for Business on Windows Phone

Late last year, Microsoft announced that it would be re-branding its Lync enterprise chat and video service as Skype for Business. After launching a technical preview for the same on Windows desktop in the month of March, Microsoft is now dogfooding (internally testing) the Skype for Business app for Windows Phone. As hinted by the Skype team during their recent AMA session, Skype...

Harish Jonnalagadda 48
Office 2013 receives Service Pack 1 - includes major bug fixes and minor tweaks

Office 2013 receives Service Pack 1 - includes major bug fixes and minor tweaks

Yesterday, Microsoft made Service Pack 1 for Office 2013 available to the public. The package of updates includes content for Access, Excel, InfoPath, Lync, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word. The first Service pack for Project, Visio, and SharePoint was also released separately. Overall, the Office 2013 Service Pack 1 offers a collection of bug fixes, with a...

Michael Archambault 61
European Commision throws out Cisco's complaint against Microsoft's Skype acquisition

European Commision throws out Cisco's complaint against Microsoft's Skype acquisition

Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype may be seen as a positive move by many users within the ecosystem, as it brings modern communication to Windows, Xbox, and Windows Phone, but not everyone is keen to the idea. Cisco recently challenged Microsoft’s takeover of Skype Technologies. The challenge though, has been thrown out of the European General Court. In 2011 the European Commission...

Michael Archambault 40
Lync 2013 updated for Windows Phone 8, lets you now join meetings without an account and more

Lync 2013 updated for Windows Phone 8, lets you now join meetings without an account and more

Lync has been on Windows Phone since around late 2011. As you may or may not know, Microsoft Lync is an instant messaging client that comes with Lync Server and Office 365. It’s used primarily in corporate environments and is therefore considered enterprise software. But we’re sure a handful of you reading this have jobs that rely on Lync from time-to-time, so you’re going to be happy...

Sam Sabri 25
Lync Mobile for Windows Phone shows up in Marketplace but you can't have it yet

Lync Mobile for Windows Phone shows up in Marketplace but you can't have it yet

We know that Lync Mobile for Windows Phone or just 'Lync 2010' is wanted by many, being one of the most anticipated apps this year. In fact, we saw it in action at Nokia World and heard a few weeks ago that its availability was imminent. By allowing workers to stay connected via the mobile phones, employees can now easily initiate conference calls, meetings and keep in touch all within...

Daniel Rubino 8
Microsoft Lync Mobile coming in next few weeks to Windows Phone, Android, BlackBerry and iOS

Microsoft Lync Mobile coming in next few weeks to Windows Phone, Android, BlackBerry and iOS

Lync, the office communication tool from Microsoft, has been a long time in the making in coming to Windows Phone. We did see it recently at Nokia World, meaning its release was close, but now we have some more info. Evidently, Lync Mobile will be coming in the next 4 weeks, which should also be the time for Skype on Windows Phone. What's more, it also looks to be coming for Android,...

Daniel Rubino 10