Microsoft Kills Windows 10’s Messaging Everywhere Texts, To Bolster Skype

Reader tripleevenfall writes: The ability to respond to text messages received on your phone with the same app on your PC. It’s a dream that’s been a reality for Mac users since 2014, and Windows 10 Mobile users were supposed to get the feature, called Messaging Everywhere, with the Anniversary Update rolling out August 2. But that’s not happening anymore. Instead, Microsoft thinks it has a better idea: add Messaging Everywhere to an upcoming version of Skype for Windows 10 PCs.Microsoft commentator Brad Sams writes, “Skype barely works; let’s add new features. Texting from your phone is cool, let’s remove it. 0.0% people want this.”

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