Skype swaps to Electron on Windows 10, which might not be a good thing

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The new Skype has some new features, but not everyone will be happy to receive it.
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[h=2]What you need to know[/h]
  • Skype version 8.61 (Windows 10 version 15) is now generally available.
  • The new Skype runs on Electron rather than React Native.
  • The new Skype has some new features but might use more system resources.
Microsoft rolled out an update to Skype on Windows 10 today (via Neowin). The update brings Skype to version 8.61 (Windows 10 Version 15) and includes several new features.

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It would be interesting to see if there will be an uproar over resource usage, especially since it could affect the quality of the call.
 

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