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Top Windows Mobile news of the week: Lumia 950 price drop; new Skype app; WM10 adoption rate

This week in Windows Mobile we found out how many phones are running WM10, heard of a new universal Skype app, and saw the Lumia 950 price drop.

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Microsoft to make Skype a universal app

Skype will be getting a universal app that brings messaging, video, and calling together. As a universal app Skype will work on both Windows 10 devices and Windows Phones.

Source: ZDNet

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15.2 percent of capable phones now running Windows 10 Mobile

Numbers from AdDuplex show 15.2 percent of phones capable of running Windows 10 are actually doing so. This is not surprising since the official "release" is new. Owners are likely waiting on their carriers to push out the official Windows 10 Mobile release for their phones.

Source: Thurrott.com

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Unlocked Lumia 950 now $449

Microsoft has slashed the price of the Lumia 950 by $100 to $449. This price is for the unlocked phone, and is cheaper than the price at AT&T. The discounted phone is available through the Microsoft Store.

Source: Neowin