The Skype for Business team at Microsoft hinted strongly that a version of the just released business messaging app is coming to the Windows Phone platform at some point. The team made those statements as part of their Reddit AMA session earlier today.
Tom Warren, writing for The Verge: The new Messaging app works by integrating Skype, allowing you to chat to Skype contacts or initiate video / audio calls. All the conversations are synced between PCs, tablets, and phones, and the new app looks like a lightweight version of Skype. Show More Summary
Skype’s video messaging app Qik got an update today that should make anyone that wants to archive their best messaging videos happy. Updated today for Android and Windows Phone (an iOS update is expected in the next few days), the latest version of Qik now allows you to save your videos to your phone after sharing them with friends. Show More Summary
Skype today announced a minor update to its Qik app for the Android and Windows Phone platforms. With the update installed, users will be able to save their Qik videos from the app to their device's camera roll if they wish. Videos can also be sent or deleted. Show More Summary
Skype today announced the availability of Skype 2.25 for the Windows Phone platform. The newest version of Skype adds several features, including giant emoticons and the ability to delete either individual messages or entire message threads. Show More Summary
This week we saw an insane amount of new apps. Facebook Creative Labs revealed mobile-friendly message boards for iOS. Google wants completely reimagine your inbox. Even Skype had a doodle-centric tweak for Windows Phone. But there’s much, much more to explore in the world of our three favourite operating systems, so let’s take a look, shall we? More »
This week we saw an insane amount of new apps. Facebook Creative Labs revealed mobile-friendly message boards for iOS. Google wants completely reimagine your inbox. Even Skype had a doodle-centric tweak for Windows Phone. But there's much, much more to explore in the world of our three favorite operating systems, so let's take a look, shall we? Read more...
Snapchat’s popularity, especially among the younger demographic, is fueling a trend towards the ephemeral. Microsoft’s Skype is the latest to capitalize on this, introducing Skype Qik for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. The app, which launched today, lets users send video messages to groups or individuals that are set to disappear after two weeks. Show More Summary
Skype is introducing a new video messaging app for Android, iOS and Windows Phone called Skype Qik. As its name implies, the app is centered around sharing short, spontaneous clips. Taking a cue from ephemeral messaging apps such asShow More Summary
Microsoft is expanding the number of apps made by its Skype team today with the Skype Qik video messaging app, designed specifically for mobile devices running on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. The app is scheduled to launch today for all three platforms.
Microsoft is rolling out its first version of a new, free video chat app for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone devices that is part of its Skype family.
Skype on Windows Phone is now slightly more useful thanks to a location-sharing feature that comes with the latest update. Also, you can now turn off notifications for individual conversation, a polite way to block annoying friends. [Engadget] Read more...
Skype today announced an update to its app for Windows Phone devices that introduces location sharing for the first time. Skype version 2.22 is compatible with Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1. The sharing feature permits users to transmit their location data to others within IM conversations. Show More Summary
Skype today updated its Windows Phone app with three new features. You can download the new version now directly from the Windows Phone Store. First up, you can now share your location with the people in your conversation. To turn on...Show More Summary
Today Skype launched a new location sharing feature for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1, a curious move considering Skype’s history of leaking the location of its users via widely-reported security flaws. This time Skype’s location sharing feature is voluntary. Skype shares in a blog post that Skype 2.22 for Windows Phone now enables you to send “a Bing map […]
Microsoft recently indicated it will cease to support Skype on devices running Windows Phone 7 and Symbian. The company said it will retire the official Skype app for WP7, as well as any ancillary apps that support it over the next few weeks. Show More Summary
Skype today updated its mobile application for devices running Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1. The new version of Skype makes it possible to send photos to one or more contacts at a time, as well as receive photos from other Windows Phone and iOS devices. Show More Summary
Skype today updated its Windows Phone app with new features available for both Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 users. You can download the new version now directly from the Windows Phone Store. The app is now at version 2.21. Here...Show More Summary
The Skype Team has released Skype 2.19 today for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1. This update includes some exciting new capabilities including increased language support from 19 to 51 languages, fast app resume, improved notifications and the ability to edit your last sent message. Show More Summary
A Skype update now available for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 integrates Cortana, Microsoft’s new digital personal assistant. Now you can start Skype video and audio calls by simply asking Cortana something like “Skype, get Mom on the screen.” Cortana is currently available in the U.S. Show More Summary