Microsoft to retire Skype Apps for Windows RT, TV and Windows Phone

Microsoft is sending out a notification to people using Windows RT, TV and Windows Phone version of Skype Apps. The notification states that Skype will stop working on Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.1, Messaging app for Windows 10 Mobile, Windows RT and TVs after July 1st. After this date, users will no longer be able to sign into these versions of Skype. The Redmond giant recently announced a newer, modern version of Skype with new features and the company is urging users to move to new platforms to be able to…

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Hands on with upcoming Skype experience

Earlier this week, we reported that Microsoft is bringing some big changes to the Skype app and the upcoming update will come will new features. Finally, today we got our hands-on with the upcoming update and we checked out the new features showcased by Microsoft. Head down to have a look at the upcoming Skype app for Android, iOS and Windows Platform. The app looks promising, although it copies some of the features from Snapchat. The app is still in preview stage and will roll out to the public in…

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Microsoft announces a new update for Skype, makes it yet another Snapchat

Microsoft has literally followed the saying, “If you can’t beat them, join them”. Microsoft has just joined Facebook (Instagram and WhatsApp) to create another Snapchat (a better Snapchat)and integrate the features into Skype. n a blog post today, Microsoft formally announced its redesigned version of Skype which it had previously been testing on the iPhone and Android. This update is a modern take on Skype, which has long since drifted from its video calling focus to become a more generic chat app. The app looks much better overall in the…

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