The Skype app for Windows smartphones decided it was so good you can’t turn it off
Steve Ballmer talks at the Windows 8 launch in October 2012. Dell Inc. / Flickr.com
A major glitch in the preview release makes users constantly accessible to their contacts, even after they quit the app. This is especially cumbersome on Skype where contacts are spread across various time zones.
Excerpt from ReadWrite
That means, unfortunately, that users who don’t want to be bothered by Skype contacts pinging them morning, noon and night will be forced to turn their phones off. Even “going invisible,” another option, doesn’t help. So far, Microsoft hasn’t responded to a request for comment.