Microsoft seem to have actually listened to some of the feedback they have been receiving from users of the new Skype. Two of the new features, Highlights and Capture will be discontinued as it seems no one wanted to use them instead of continuing with WhatsApp or SnapChat. The interface will remain a compromise between the clown vomit version released earlier this year and the simple interface many new and loved. As well, the newest versions of Skype, barring the Skype UWP app on Windows 10, will now natively support call recording which is something we have not been able to do since Microsoft killed support for third party applications. The staff at The Inquirer are still not planning on switching back yet however.
"Here's the thing. Skype hasn't "just worked" for a long time and people will take some convincing that there's been much of a change. INQ abandoned Skype some time ago for office use because it was so appallingly unreliable."
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
- Microsoft gives Windows 10 a name and throws consumers a bone @ The Register
- Chipmakers slowing down transition to sub-10nm technology @ DigiTimes
- Lithium-oxygen batteries broach 100% coulombic efficiency @ Physics World
- GeForce RTX on Your Laptop? What Form Will That Take and When? @ TechSpot
- Introducing the Vive Pro vs. the Oculus Rift @ BabelTechReviews
- This is the Story of the 1970s Great Calculator Race @ Slashdot
- TechSpot Best of IFA 2018
- Rachio Generation 2 Smart Sprinkler Controller @ Missing Remote