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Skype team releases minor updates for Skype Preview and GroupMe in the Windows Store. The updates did not bring anything new on the table but for bug fixes and improvements. Any update is very welcome of course. The updates are available on devices running Windows 10 version 1607 only. Head to the Windows Store or click the link below.


GroupMe — the free and simple way to stay in touch with friends and family, quickly and easily.

Organize a night out, keep in touch with friends and family, plan your events, or coordinate with coworkers — all in the same place. GroupMe works on Windows, iOS, Android, and the web, so you can stay in touch on the go. Even your friends without smartphones can join – add anyone from your phone book and they can jump right in and chat with the group.

GroupMe — for all the groups in your life

“Lifechanger… utterly indispensable” — Gizmodo

• START CHATTING FOR FREE It’s simple to add anyone to a group using their phone number or their email address. If they’re new to GroupMe, there’s no need to download right away — they can start chatting over SMS immediately.

• INTEGRATED WITH WINDOWS View your groups right in the People app, and you can reply to messages fast with interactive notifications. Share photos and links with your groups from other apps.

• YOU’RE IN CHARGE Choose when and what type of notifications you receive. @Mentions help you find messages specifically for you, and you can mute or snooze a chat if it gets too noisy. • THERE’S NO END TO THE FUN Meme images, find and share GIFs and videos, all right from GroupMe. Go ahead – fall in love with our exclusive emoji.

• COORDINATE EASILY Create and share events with your groups. See who’s coming and who has liked your messages.

• CHAT WHEREVER, WHENEVER It doesn’t matter if you’re on a computer, at home or out and about — you can stay in touch easily on smartphone or tablet. Whether you’re in class or at the office, GroupMe lets you stay in touch with your favorite people and makes sure you never miss a thing. Get your group together with GroupMe today!

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Skype Preview

Skype keeps the world talking. Say “hello” with an instant message, voice or video call – all for free, no matter what device they use Skype on.

• Talk face to face over a free video call.

• Free voice calls to anyone else on Skype.

• Get people together with group video or voice calls with up to 25 people.

• Message your friends in an instant and add up to 300 people to a group chat.

• Call mobiles and landlines at low rates (Skype to Skype calls are always free).

• Share photos, files (up to 300MB), screens, and add emoticons and Mojis to your chats.

• Skype’s available on smartphones, tablets, PCs, and Macs. Now it’s even easier to stay connected to friends and family – no matter the device they’re on.

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