Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Mar 2013 18:50 UTC
Windows Tom Warren at The Verge details that, yes, we're getting a major update to the communication applications in Windows 8 tonight or tomorrow, and there's some definitively good stuff in there, such as much-needed performance improvements, lots of new functionality for the currently abysmal Mail application, and more. Sadly, the update does not include support for CalDAV and CardDAV, and it actually removes Google sync support for Calendar. Google is already moving to its Google Calendar API, though, so maybe Microsoft will just skip CalDAV altogether. Seems like a solid set of updates, to hit your Windows 8 machine any moment now.
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Semi off-topic question ...
by WorknMan on Mon 25th Mar 2013 20:48 UTC
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Since installing Windows 8, I've been able to send/receive Facebook IM's through one of the Metro apps... not sure if it's the People or Messenger app.

Anyway, I've been getting alerts from MS that Messenger is being replaced by Skype, so does that mean I'll have to install Skype to keep this functionality?

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RE: Semi off-topic question ...
by avgalen on Mon 25th Mar 2013 21:45 in reply to "Semi off-topic question ..."
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Messenger is being replaced by Skype.
FaceBook is going to continue to work as always, that had nothing to do with messenger

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