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Skype for Modern Windows 2.8: Getting Easier to Use

We have released a new version of Skype for modern Windows. We’ve been focused on making the application easier to use. There’s a tighter feel to the hub – the modern Skype is designed for touch but we know a lot of our users have mouse and keyboard devices. As a result we are tightening … Read more

Skype pour Modern Windows 2.7 : contrôlez votre statut

Il y a quelques semaines, nous avons annoncé la nouvelle version de Skype pour modern Windows. Avoir une vie très occupée peut être difficile, et parfois, il vous arrive de vouloir déconnecter. Voici quelques options pour contrôler votre statut : Invisible – Lorsque vous choisissez d’être invisible, vous recevez quand même les messages instantanés que … Read more

Skype for Modern Windows 2.7, with Multiple Ways to Manage Your Availability

Today we have released a new version of Skype for modern Windows. Managing a busy life is hard and sometimes you just want to plug out. Here are some options to manage your availability: Invisible – When you select to be invisible you can still get incoming messages but without others knowing you’re around to … Read more

Presentamos el nuevo Skype para Windows Phone 8.1 y mejoras de Skype para Windows 8.1

En el marco de la Conferencia Build de Microsoft en San Francisco se ha anunciado Windows Phone 8.1, que se ha reinventado a tu alrededor. Y estamos muy contentos de unirnos a ellos en este viaje, ya que anunciamos que muy pronto habrá una aplicación de Skype para Windows Phone 8.1 La realidad actual es … Read more

Встречайте…. Skype для Windows Phone 8.1 и новые возможности Skype для Windows 8.1 с обновлением

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Самые яркие представители сообщества разработчиков собрались сегодня в Сан-Франциско на конференции Build, чтобы заглянуть в будущее платформы Microsoft, познакомиться с грядущими обновлениями продуктов и узнать о новых возможностях. Те из вас, кто следил за новостями с конференции Build, уже знают, что компания Microsoft объявила о выходе полностью переработанной версии операционной системы Windows Phone 8.1. И … Read more

Introducing New Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 & Improved Skype for Windows 8.1

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At Microsoft’s Build Conference in San Francisco today, the developer community’s best and brightest have come together to learn about the future of the Microsoft platform, product updates, and opportunities. Anyone paying close attention to the news at Build will know that Microsoft has announced Windows Phone 8.1, which has been reinvented around you. And … Read more

The Simple Guide to Get Your Mother Started With Skype

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Modern people are always on the move and, increasingly, that means relocating far away from home. In 2011, 40% of Americans lived in a state other than where they were born and, in 2013, 3 million people in the UK moved house. I am one of these statistics; I live in California but my parents … Read more

2 Weeks, 5 Cities, 1 Dream Vacation – Enter to Win!

In Rerouted: a Skype travel challenge, travel blogger Mike Corey journeyed to Istanbul.  But this was no ordinary trip; he had no idea where he was headed next, and with detours to go bungee jumping in Italy, dancing in France, and scuba diving in Greece, each day was an adventure. With the help of his friends … Read more

A Hop, A Skype and a Jump to Windows 8.1

If you haven’t made the jump yet from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, what’re you waiting for? I call it a jump but really it’s more of a short hop. Your files, desktop applications, user accounts and settings will come with you and you can keep working while the update is taking place, so you … Read more

Skype for Modern Windows 2.5: Get Closer to People and Hear Less Noise

Today we have released Skype for modern Windows version 2.5. With this version we focused on improving your contacts experience and adjusting sounds. Here’s what’s new: New add people option– we’ve added the ability to add contacts from the people page. To add someone, just select the icon below, type in a name, email address, … Read more

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