A while back my Skype suddenly stopped connecting to the internet on my Android (8.1) phone using the wifi.
I know it´s a Microsoft-Android issue as at the same time I could not (and still can´t) connect to my email using Outlook (hotmail).
Other apps and webpages connect to the internet...
Much like Allo, Skype for Android will soon integrate a digital assistant for your conversations. That digital assistant will be none other than Cortana, who can assist with quick searches and other fun queries.
Social network applications are generally really tough on your battery life because they want to keep you notified about what your friends are doing. These can get out of hand though and Phandroid has a guide up on how to install lightweight versions of applications such as Twitter, Facebook...
Microsoft has announced a major revamp of Skype to make it more of a social platform. Features include a "stories" platform for sharing clips with your friends, new emotes and more lively group chats. The experience is available first for Android.
Some people have gone in and tested some of the most popular messaging applications to see which ones use more of your mobile data. Telegram, WhatsApp and Hangouts perform the best, while applications like Skype and Facebook Messenger use a lot of data.
Microsoft has launched the Skype Lite Android app in India. The application is much lighter than the original Android app, allowing it to work better on low-end devices. The main draw of the new app is allowing users to save data by compressing images before they are uploaded and constantly...
Microsoft recently announced the Skype Insider program that allowed willing participants to try out features before they went public. In a new blog post, we get to see the redesigned look of the app as well as some new features like web searching, YouTube integration and more.
Volvo has announced plans to integrate Skype for Business into its 90 series cars. Volvo also admitted that it's looking into bringing Cortana to its vehicles with seamless voice recognition and contextual insights.
Microsoft have just published a new beta application (in an unreleased form) called Skype Mingo. This application seems to be what Android fans were wanting from Allo as it has native calling, SMS (similar to how Facebook Messenger does it) , and contacts management into one single application.
If you're running Windows 10, and are part of the Insider program, you can try out the newest feature for Skype. This feature will listen to what you're saying, and then translate it into one of 9 other languages before the person on the other end of the phone hears it.
If you're a fan of Skype, and would like to try some new features before they make it into the live build, then Microsoft has a new program for you. It's called the Skype Insiders Program, and will work like the Windows Insiders Program where you get access to early beta builds and can provide...
Today, Microsoft announced a new update that will be heading to Windows 10 PCs. They talked about the ability to view and send SMS messages from an Android device directly on the PC if you have Skype setup as the default SMS app.
Microsoft has just announced a new update to their Skype platform. The changes from this update include things like keeping the call going even if the person who initiated it leaves, a cleaned up UI for the Android app, and a new way to listen to voicemail.
Microsoft attempted to acquire Slack for $8 billion, but the deal never went through.
Today, a rumor claims that Microsoft is working on a product that competes directly with Slack, dubbed Skype Teams.
Chatbots seem to be a huge focus for some companies with messaging clients (like Facebook and Microsoft).
Skype has just announced a number of new chatbots from companies like IFTTT, Hipmunk, Star Trek, StubHub and more.
Microsoft has announced that they are dropping support for older versions of Android. To be specific, the company says they will continue supporting Android 4.0.3 or higher, but nothing older. This is because they are actively working to change their infrastructure from peer-to-peer to...