The People Bar, also known as My People, is one of those options that Microsoft put a lot of effort in to develop. But its usage never picked up, with most users not even being aware that it was there. And as is reported, it seems that it is going away soon. Future builds from the 19H1 development branch will...

Say goodbye to the old classic Microsoft Office icons, which sported a big bold letter with a bit of a graphical suggestion of what that program was supposed to do. This was a style that has stuck through the decades — for better or for worse. Better, mostly. But Microsoft is leaving all of that behind, with...

Who’d have thought Microsoft and Amazon would become two new best friends. But that is just what has happened, as both companies have collaborated to officially bring Skype to Alexa devices. This integration allows for not just answering calls with a single voice command, but owners of these smart devices can...

For a while. Microsoft pulled a fast one last month when it announced that the old version of Skype, also known as the classic version, will stop working on September 1. The company than started herding users to Skype version 8, which is interesting because this variant of the application had been in beta for...

End of the line, shorty! Microsoft is all set to retire Old Skype for Windows 10 versions and has asked users to upgrade or lose their Skype conversations. The cutoff date? May 25. Apparently, the company has started emailing users about this change, requesting them to make the move to the most recent version...

Both the PC and mobile versions of the Skype app on Windows 10 are about to receive a major refresh, one that brings along a nice little array of new additions to the application. Microsoft is yet to detail them, but others have spotted this upcoming version. The update is currently rolling out to those in...

The European odyssey continues for Microsoft, and the market is slowly becoming a bit of a hostile environment for the company, at least when it comes to legal issues. After the hefty fine handed to it by the EU in 2011, the software titan is facing trademarking issues. Or problems related to the names of its...

Remember Skype for Web? Microsoft’s bid to allow users to talk with their friends without installing Skype on their computers? Well, the solution is now available. Essentially, this is a way of bringing the service right into a web browser. The VoIP service is practically available on all devices and...

Microsoft, along with a host of other technology companies are taking an exit stage left from Russia, amid the new law requested by President Vladimir Putin has come into action. Nothing new, and there have been several stories covering this over the past few months. But apparently, companies like Microsoft,...

Skype for Windows Phone has made a few great strides these past few months in terms of features, and now Microsoft has another new refresh in store for users of the app. A major new update that is designed to offer a smarter chat experience, as the company puts it. Skype 2.25 for Windows Phone is already...