Skype has been a popular VoIP or voice over internet protocol tool for a long time. Its widely used from people who simply want to stay in touch with the people they care about to businesses who deem it a cost effective telepresence solution. Show More Summary
Microsoft has addressed the 'ring after pickup' bug in the Metro-Style version of Skype for Windows 8.1, a week after remedying the issue in Skype for the Windows desktop.
Skype today updated its modern Windows app (read: Metro version) with improvements to synchronization. You can download the new version now directly from the Window Store. Here’s the Skype 2.6 for modern Windows changelog: Synced calls:...Show More Summary
Microsoft has picked up Skype slightly more than two and a half years ago for quite a hefty sum, but it does seem as though they have not been the fastest off the blocks to take over the app. While Skype was integrated into both theShow More Summary
It's been a long time coming, but Skype's revealed that folks can finally sign up for service using a Microsoft account. Skype believes this feature is perfect for users who perhaps want the least amount of logins possible, and it also points to...
Skype today updated its Windows Phone app with support for Microsoft accounts, including when signing up for the service and for linking your Skype account, as well as a new... Keep reading ?
By Jamie Stark, Sr Product Marketing Mgr, Lync A little-known fact about the engineering team for Lync and Skype is that many of the people came out of the core networking division for Windows Server. While most of the world looks at...Show More Summary
Many of you have installed the Windows update and are enjoying the new, cool features of Windows including a new Skype app. If you haven’t upgraded yet, you now have another great reason – the new update to Lync is available today and only for Windows 8.1. Show More Summary
Skype has recently introduced some huge improvements to their app on Android, particularly if you have an Android tablet. Most notably, Android users can now see a Skype window within other apps they are using. In a blog post, introducing...Show More Summary
Want to make voice and video calls on your Windows 8 computer? A touchscreen version of Skype is available from Microsoft, but how does it compare to the desktop version? Skype for Windows 8 Modern: Why? One of the most surprising things about Windows 8 is that Skype isn’t pre-installed. Show More Summary
Barely a week after introducing its Skype-rivaling international calling service, Internet telephony company Viber is again busy on Microsoft turf after it launched an application for Windows 8. Viber had... Keep reading ?
Just the other day, we read about how Microsoft rolled out a Skype for Windows Phone 8 update to the masses, and this time around, we have a little bit of something for Android device owners who cannot help but sneak in some Skype goodness into their everyday routine. Show More Summary
It just got easier to hold a video call and work in another app on an Android tablet. Skype for Android 4.5 supports a floating window for your call, even when using a different application.
For Skype's latest Android update, the company turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: parent company Microsoft's Windows 8.1 OS. Specifically, the Skype team wanted to achieve a Snap View-like feature for Android tablet users and that's just...
Skype, the popular chat service known for its high video quality, has had a Linux port of its client around for several years. However, like a handful of other Linux ports, it isn’t quite the same client as you might find on Windows or Mac OS X. Show More Summary
Skype for Windows Phone 8 has just received an update, where it ought to come with upgraded features, while the version number of the app will be knocked up to 2.13. According to Microsoft, the new Windows Phone 8 Skype app will seeShow More Summary
Skype's newest Chinese partnership may not allay fears of government snooping, but it's paying dividends for mobile users -- Skype for Windows Phone has just reached the country for the first time as part of a larger app update. Microsoft's messaging...
Following the iOS update just a few days ago, Microsoft today updated its Skype app for Windows Phone by cutting down “the time it takes for the app and your... Keep reading ?
Owned by Microsoft since 2011, Skype would seem to be a perfect app for Windows Phone 8. But does it deliver free Skype to Skype video calls, instant messaging and voice calls as effortlessly as it should? Skype For Windows Phone 8 Call charges can be high, especially if you’re someone who regularly makes overseas calls. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Microsoft updated its Lync collaboration software for Windows 8.1, a relatively minor update that still makes one wonder why Lync and Microsoft's Skype aren't a single product. Upgrading to Lync for Windows 8.1 is easy enough: on your Windows 8.1-powered PC, Lync will upgrade itself over the next 24 hours. Show More Summary