Microsoft is currently rolling out Version 6.11 of Skype for Android, an update that brings plenty of new features to the popular app. The upgrade means you can now access the toolbar to delete a conversation or mark it as read. You will also be able to disable notifications from the toolbar, while the search function has been improved to allow specific searches within a conversation.
If you have been waiting to grab the Microsoft Lumia 950 on AT&T then the wait is almost over as the second largest carrier in the United States confirmed it will launch the handset today. This is of course on of the first two handsets (alongside the Lumia 950 XL) to run the new Windows 10 Mobile platform and will be available in black and white through AT&T.
Microsoft's new Lumia 950 is an excellent smartphone. It has Windows 10 Mobile, has a good list of specs, and is even competitively prices. However, we have discussed before how the handset being a success will be a tall order because of hoe limited it is. In the United States the Lumia 950 will be available only through AT&T, with the carrier announcing that the handset will be available from November 20th.
Microsoft does not have much of a presence in India, although some of the company's budget Lumia's are doing ok on the sub-continent. The company wants more than ok though and with the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL flagships there is a chance to crack the largest emerging market on the planet. Those handsets (packing Windows 10 Mobile) have now been confirmed to be launching in India during December.
We now that various Microsoft Lumia smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1 are in line to receive Windows 10 Mobile. The latest build of platform has rolled out on the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950XL flagships and it now seems as though Microsoft is readying to roll out the new software to some older Lumia models.
Amazon France, following the lead of Microsoft in the United Kingdom by cutting the price of the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. Before continuing, it is really worth noting that neither of these handsets have been released yet, meaning the price cut has happened while the devices are still in the pre-order phase.
One of the best things about the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL flagships announced earlier this month was the Continuum software that allows them to be hooked up to a screen and used as a fully functioning PC. The handsets themselves are excellent, but this feature was unique and difference maker, although it came with one significant caveat.
Microsoft's seismic shift to put its software and services on rival platforms has seen the company really get behind the new ethos. The company has delivered stunning apps in recent months and years, and now it has updated its Skype app for iOS to take into account Apple's latest innovations. The new update brings 3D Touch capabilities to Skype on Cupertino's platform.
Windows 10 Mobile is still not available in its full finished version, but the beta version of the software is already making its presence felt on Windows smartphones. Windows 10 has already swept through the PC market, but Microsoft has been taking a slower approach with its Mobile software.
Microsoft's brand new Windows 10 Mobile smartphones, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, are now available for pre-order in the United Kingdom. The handsets will be launched in country on December 3, a couple of days after they arrive in other European nations, such as Italy.