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App updates: Skype, Store, VLC

January 30, 2018 |

New updates rolling out to UWP apps for Windows 10

Several popular UWP apps have been updated over the past few days. Skype for Windows 10 has a new version – 12.1803.279.0. It’s a maintenance update, fixing the flipped front … Read More

Skype update for Windows 10 brings new features and design changes

December 14, 2017 |

Universal Skype gets a major update in the Store.

New version of Skype is available to download from the Microsoft Store. Version 12.10.572.0 is live for everyone on the Windows 10 platform, including Windows 10 PC and Windows 10 Mobile. … Read More

Skype UWP app gets new features on Windows 10 Mobile and Desktop

November 10, 2017 |

New Skype features available in the Insider program for testing

Skype UWP for Windows 10 devices has been updated for both PC and Mobile to version 12.9.565.0 but only for those in the Insider Fast Ring. The update brings some … Read More

Skype has a new Desktop client for Windows

October 31, 2017 |

The new app comes to Windows, Mac and Linux

Microsoft currently has two Skype clients for Windows 10 – the UWP version and the old classic app. The company announced the UWP Skype back in 2015 with the intention to … Read More

You can finally ‘Share to Skype’ from other apps

July 17, 2017 |

Skype UWP app update introduces new Share UI

Microsoft has updated the Skype app for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile to version 11.19.820.0. Along with the UI changes, including the removal of the hamburger menu, the new Skype UWP … Read More

Microsoft prepares a major redesign for Skype UWP app

July 10, 2017 |

Skype for Windows 10 updated with new UI

After the recent updates that brought brand new Skype experience on Android and iOS, Microsoft seems ready to introduce major changes to its UWP app for PC and Mobile. Skype UWP for … Read More

Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 has been stopped

July 5, 2017 |

Windows Phone users can no longer run Skype

Microsoft has long stopped updating the Windows Phone version of Skype, but the app still worked on the platform months after the deadline. At the beginning of 2017 we learnt that Skype … Read More

The old Skype app is shutting down for Windows phones from July 2017

June 7, 2017 |

Microsoft is retiring the non-UWP Skype app

Last year, Microsoft announced that the Skype app for Windows Phone 8, 8.1, Windows 10 Mobile and Windows RT will no longer be supported for these operating systems but the app can still … Read More

Skype UWP app updated for everyone with new features

April 11, 2017 |

Skype is officially out of Preview on Windows 10

For more than a year after Windows 10’s launch Skype was a beta app with a “Preview” tag in the Store, indicating that this is not a finished product. Today, … Read More

Skype UWP app comes out of Beta ahead of the Creators Update

March 22, 2017 | 1

Microsoft removes the Preview tag from the Skype Windows 10 app

The company is rolling out a new update to Skype Preview for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. Update number removes the Preview tag from the UWP Skype … Read More

Skype Preview gets an update with improved notifications and more

March 6, 2017 |

Skype Preview version is now available for everyone

Microsoft starts rolling out an update to the Skype Preview app for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. The new version is, up from released two weeks ago. … Read More

Skype UWP app updated for Windows 10 with improvements

February 6, 2017 |

Skype’s Live Tile now shows the number of new messages

Microsoft has pushed out a new update for the Skype Preview app, improving the Skype experience for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. Skype Preview version finally lets … Read More