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Microsoft Offering Four of Its Most Popular Services in $199 “Work and Play” Bundle
Nov10

Microsoft Offering Four of Its Most Popular Services in $199 “Work and Play” Bundle

Starting today, Microsoft is offering a special bundle that includes Skype and other popular services in one bundle. The new bundle, called “Work and Play,” includes all of its most popular subscription based services — Xbox LIVE, Xbox Music, Office 365 (with 1TB of OneDrive storage), and unlimited Skype calls — for $199. The services are being billed separately, though. Microsoft will give you four different codes which you can...

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Skype Releases New Windows Desktop Application Design
Oct29

Skype Releases New Windows Desktop Application Design

A few weeks ago, we reported on the preview of a redesigned version of Skype for Windows Desktop and the day has finally arrived for the new Skype’s official release. “You will enjoy the best of Skype,” the company posted on its official blog.” An easier way to chat, share and see photos, message and video calls side by side, and free group video conversations.” This redesign follows OneDrive’s...

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Drawing Feature Arrives on Skype for Windows Phone
Oct20

Drawing Feature Arrives on Skype for Windows Phone

Skype launched a drawing feature for Windows Phone earlier today that allows users to draw in the app itself, along with some other new improvements and features. The new 2.24 app update will allow users to “get creative and draw on a canvas, add silly touches to a photo or draw the fastest route on a map and share it with your friends and family.” The feature is enabled by clicking on the “+” icon during a chat. You can then select...

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Skype Qik Video Messaging App Now Available in the Windows Phone Store
Oct14

Skype Qik Video Messaging App Now Available in the Windows Phone Store

Earlier this morning, Skype launched its Qik video messaging app and the app is now live in the Windows Phone Store. So what can you do with the new Skype Qik app? Create groups in a flash: grab a bunch of friends from your phone’s address book and start a private chat. Erase your message and it disappears from the conversation. Keep it fresh—messages are automatically erased from Qik after two weeks. Start a conversation any time—no...

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Microsoft Releases Preview Version of Skype VoIP and Messaging App for Desktop
Oct09

Microsoft Releases Preview Version of Skype VoIP and Messaging App for Desktop

Microsoft has released a preview version of Skype for Windows desktop that includes some new features and improvements. These include (via) an improved chat experience: “On Windows, there’s more spacing between contacts and chats, as well as message previews for unread chats, making it even easier to follow conversations. In addition, when you share file types such as Office documents and PDFs, you’ll see file icons...

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