Microsoft finally adds Skype group chats to Office Online in latest update

Microsoft has finally added Skype group chats to Office Online in their latest update. The company announced this news back in November itself but has now implemented it. As of now, this feature is available for Microsoft Word documents and PowerPoint presentations. It has not been rolled out to OneNote and Excel Online. The new … Read more

Skype 7 for Windows released with improved features

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Microsoft has released its Skype 7 for Windows with improved features following complaints from users regarding its screen space that the app consumes.According toPCWorld, Skype 7 is now complete with a more touch-friendly interface and a new compact mode to help cut down on the screen space of the app. Microsoft said in its final release that it had … Read more

Skype founder backs rival Wire to ‘reimagine’ the communication industry

The co-founder of Skype has backed a new service that hopes to challenge messaging apps including his own, by fixing the problems that frustrate users about text and voice messaging and file sharing. The creators hope that the app can combine the popularity of other apps including WhatsApp and workplace chat service Slack, as well … Read more

Now, you can make Skype calls without installing the app

Microsoft has released a test version of Skype that lets people make Internet calls from web browsers, eliminating the need to install special applications. “It’s perfect if you prefer using the web rather than an app: perhaps you’re sitting at a computer that doesn’t already have Skype downloaded,” Microsoft said in a blog post. “Or … Read more

Microsoft rolls out Skype for web browsers, gets rid of separate app requirement

Microsoft has released a test version of Skype that lets people make Internet calls from web browsers, eliminating the need to install special applications. “It’s perfect if you prefer using the web rather than an app: perhaps you’re sitting at a computer that doesn’t already have Skype downloaded,” Microsoft said in a blog post yesterday. … Read more

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Snapchat among the most unsecured mobile messaging apps out there

Privacy and security is a rising concern with the increasing ease in hacks and leaks. Many companies have access to our private data, and can give enough dirt to any unruly person to create havoc. In a PSA of sorts, Kaspersky has dug into the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s secure messaging scorecard which scores several apps on the basis … Read more

Skype to stop voice calling phones and landlines within India from Nov 10

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Microsoft has dropped a huge bomb today by disclosing that calls placed to and from Skype to mobile phones and landlines in India will be discontinued from early next month. So if you mainly use the service to make calls within the country, we’d recommend against renewing your subscription. Microsoft will pull the plug on … Read more