Microsoft last month announced plans to shut down Skype 7, aka Skype Classic, on PCs and Macs in September, with the company encouraging customers to instead upgrade to the latest version of Skype, Skype 8.
Skype 8, first introduced last year, features a total design overhaul that has not been popular with some customers, which led some Skype users to be unhappy with Microsoft’s announcement.
As of today, as pointed out by Windows blog Thurrott, Microsoft has changed its mind following user feedback. In a forum post, the Skype team says that support for Skype 7 will not end in September, with the end of life date extended to an unknown time.
Apple’s ongoing struggles in India have been scrutinized repeatedly over the past few years, and today a new report by Bloomberg has looked into Apple’s plan to stay afloat in what’s considered the world’s „fastest-growing smartphone market.“
In an effort to revamp the company’s presence in India, Apple CEO Tim Cook is believed to be working behind-the-scenes to „remold Apple’s failing India strategy,“ according to both current and former Apple employees. This plan was kicked off when Apple executive Michel Coulomb began overseeing the company’s India strategy at the end of 2017.
According to the [...]
Apple today submitted revised blueprints for its planned Federation Square retail store location in Melbourne, Australia, according to the Federation Square website.
Apple first announced the new flagship store in December, set to be built at Federation Square, a shopping center, public square, and mixed-used space in the heart of Melbourne.
The new Federation Square design The construction of the new store calls for the demolition of the well-known Yarra building, which has infuriated Melbourne residents and led to major protests suggesting the public space should not be given over to a corporation.
Melbourne’s City Council in February backed a [...]
In the latest piece of news surrounding Apple’s original television content plans, the company has given a series order to an adaptation of the French series „Calls,“ which aired in France beginning in 2017 (via Variety).
Created by Timothée Hochet, „Calls“ is described as a short-form series that tells stories via snippets of audio taken from real-life situations, as well as through the use of minimal visuals. The show’s IMDb and official Facebook pages suggest that many of the episodes lean towards the horror/mystery genre as well.
Image via @callscanalplus on Facebook It’s believed that the company will keep this format [...]