Posts with tag Microsoft

TIPS AND TREATS: HALLOWEEN WEEK WITH SKYPE

TIPS AND TREATS: HALLOWEEN WEEK WITH SKYPE

Halloween is about to come. In the run-up to the holiday that so many people love, messenger teams offer their users interesting new features. Pumpkins, spider webs, ghosts, zombies and vampires – these are new Skype smileys. Now you can send your friends messages with cute evil creatures. Another update introduced by the All Hallows’…

MICROSOFT MESSAGING FOR WINDOWS 10: SEND MESSAGES FROM YOUR PC

MICROSOFT MESSAGING FOR WINDOWS 10: SEND MESSAGES FROM YOUR PC

Windows 10 is giving its users the ability to send messages directly from their operating system. The new functionality emerged thanks to the launch of Microsoft Messaging app for Windows 10, which is similar to Windows 10 Mobile in its functions. The new feature has been implemented thanks to Cortana – a personal assistant, now…

TWIST – A NEWCOMER AMONG PHOTO MESSENGERS

TWIST – A NEWCOMER AMONG PHOTO MESSENGERS

Microsoft keeps adding to the ranks of the messaging apps with their own products. This time they have introduced Twist, a new photo messenger – a product of the Microsoft Garage lab, which for several years has been working on its own projects. The main feature of the new app is the ability to create…

NEW FREE SKYPE FOR BUSINESS AVAILABLE ON IOS

NEW FREE SKYPE FOR BUSINESS AVAILABLE ON IOS

Some great news for iOS users! A free version of the Skype for Business has been available as of October 14. Skype for Business has long become a favourite for its users when making online-conferences. Compared to the usual Skype app, Skype for Business offers many more functionalities. One of its major advantages is online…

MICROSOFT MESSAGING SUPPORTS SMS AND SKYPE MESSAGES

MICROSOFT MESSAGING SUPPORTS SMS AND SKYPE MESSAGES

Microsoft has been making statements about integrating Skype with the Windows Phone for several months now. For example, in June 2015, the company announced that it was no longer working on the development of Skype’s Modern version for Windows, but it is instead focusing on the creation of new universal apps for Windows 10. Skype…

APOLOGIES FROM SKYPE: TALK 20 MINUTES FOR FREE

APOLOGIES FROM SKYPE: TALK 20 MINUTES FOR FREE

Exactly three weeks ago, all Skype users faced a problem that prevented them from logging into their account and placing calls or even chatting. For a few hours, the IM service was unavailable all over the world. Skype’s press service immediately responded, saying that the bugs would be fixed a.s.a.p. A couple of days later,…

Skype Mac Update Supports Split View

Skype Mac Update Supports Split View

At the beginning of this month, Apple finally released the long-awaited OS X update, nicknamed El Captain. So as to not waste time, Microsoft immediately rolled out the updated version of Skype for Mac. Skype 7.13 wasn’t just adapted to run on Apple’s new operating system. It also got the Split View feature. The function’s name…

SKYPE FREEZES FROM AN UNKNOWN TECHNICAL FAILURE

SKYPE FREEZES FROM AN UNKNOWN TECHNICAL FAILURE

Between morning and midday on Monday, September 21, Microsoft’s Skype stopped working correctly. An unknown failure caught the app at about 8.23 GMT. Without wasting their time, users of the app from all over the world began hanging posts about this error in social networks. Curiously enough, Skype keeps operating on many computers and portable…