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Microsoft to correct Skype missteps, Star Wars AR is comingToday's major tech stories include Microsoft rolling back some of Skype's unfavorable new features, the Pixel 2's possible squeeze feature and an Star Wars AR headset announcement from Disney.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. Microsoft Snapchat inspired update to Skype hasn't gone over as well as the company had wanted. Since the change began, it's users have complained and apparently Microsoft is listening. The apps latest update will return some features to bring the service back to its roots instead of returning to do something else. Rumors are suggesting that Google's next Pixel phone, the Pixel 2 may over a squeezable function that would allow for another means of interaction. HTC's U11 currently boasts a similar technology and word is that the Pixel 2's squeeze function may allow users to launch Google Assistant. And finally, Disney has announced that it will partner with Lenovo to make an augmented reality headset specifically designed for Star Wars experiences. The first of which will be called Star Wars challenge will comprise of a series of mini games. There's no word yet on when the headset will debut. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date on the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play store.