Tag: Modern

Wednesday - February 21st, 2024

Microsoft Releases Skype Version 8 for Windows 10; Skype Classic to Retire

Microsoft has announced plans to retire their Skype Classic desktop program and replace it with the 8.0 updated version of the software for consumers. This is the version of Skype that we have already seen roll out to Windows 7, 8.1, Android users plus the modern version of the app available in the Microsoft Store on Windows 10 devices. Previously, this desktop app update was blocked from being downloaded and installed by Windows 10 users.

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Observed Tech PODCAST Episode 163 #OTP

Welcome to Episode 163 of the Observed Tech PODCAST. This is the one where my Nokia Lumia 830 is being updated to Windows 10 Mobile build 10052. This was a new build that was released with bug fixes right before I started recording the show so you get to experience the update as well! Of course there is a lot of other items discussed in the show including the direction Microsoft is taking Windows 10 in, a Microsoft Band bug, and some expectations for BUILD next week. As always there are of course plenty of other news items that get covered in this episode so come on in and take part in the discussion. Until next time enjoy the show and thanks for listening.

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