Microsoft replace Skype UWP app with Desktop Electron version

Microsoft has just released Skype Preview v8.58.76.92 and it appears the main improvement is replacing the React Native UWP version with the Electron-based desktop version. The change was noticed by ALumia, and Windows podcaster Florian B noticed that this would mean a significant reduction in features, in particular: -No more people app integration-No more sync with outlook-No more … Continue reading Microsoft replace Skype UWP app with Desktop Electron version

Meet Now feature on Skype makes it easy to invite anyone to a Skype call

The latest Skype Insider build has a new feature called "Meet Now" that makes it easy to invite anyone to a Skype call. With the feature, you can create a link to a call that can be shared with anyone, including people who don't have a Skype account. As pointed out by OnMSFT, Meet Now … Continue reading Meet Now feature on Skype makes it easy to invite anyone to a Skype call

Next generation of Skype is coming

In honor of Skype’s newest update, the video chat and messaging app is dropping support for a variety of platforms. According to Techcrunch, over a dozen Skype apps and platforms (including SkypeKit-powered phones) are losing Skype support on July 1, meaning you won’t be able to use the service on certain devices. Bummer Below are … Continue reading Next generation of Skype is coming