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.
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.
Photo Credit: Steve Ballmer talks at the Windows 8 launch in October 2012. Dell Inc. / Flickr.com
Turing Smartphone Lux Concierge Can Book Charter Flights
Mobile Travel Bookings Will Reach 40 Percent of Online Sales in 2017
Quantifying the Impact of Sustainability Efforts in the Hotel Industry
Luxury Car Sales Soar as Brands Adapt to Electric, Connected Demands
Growth of Mobile Travel Bookings in 6 Charts