We first heard about Skype's Translator feature back in May, and that it should arrive before the end of the year. Well, in keeping with that timeline, the video-chatting outfit opened up a preview for Windows 8.1 devices. As its moniker suggests,...
Microsoft has today announced that the real-time translator tool for Skype calls that it showed off in May is now available in preview for Windows 8.1 users. In order to get up and running, all you need to do is enter your email address on the sign-up page and jump through the installation hoops delivered via email. Show More Summary
Skype has been steadily iterating its Mac and Windows desktop apps of late, with the refreshed Skype 7 for OS X landing earlier this month alongside a preview version for Windows. Well, today the full and final version of the updated Skype Windows app is available to download. 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 has been quickly iterating its applications for Mac, Windows and mobile and today it announced Skype 7 for OS X and a preview version for Windows. The new version of Skype for the desktop resembles the mobile version of the app with a stronger focus on text chat and improved inline photo support. Show More Summary
Newly available Microsoft desktop Skype clients for Mac and Windows include improvements to chat and file sharing.
Skype has introduced new versions of its desktop clients today, and these new apps represent a dramatic change for users of the previous versions. Skype 7 for Mac is now the primary stable version, and the new preview of Skype for Windows shares the same design language, for those who want to check it out before its general consumer release. Show More Summary
Google has launched a standalone Hangouts app for Chrome in a bid to encourage more people to use the service, rather than rivals like Skype. Announced today in a blog post, Google said it should provide more convenient access to Hangouts for users on a Chrome OS or Windows machine. Show More Summary
Skype has donned new clothes and gained new features for both Mac and Windows today, though the one for the latter's just a preview, which means its changes aren't final. The latest update for both platforms dresses Skype up in a new interface, which...
Skype today announced new desktop clients for Windows and Mac. The former is available as a preview, which you can download from here, and the latter is available now from here. Skype says it has redesigned both apps with a focus on making it easier to chat and share. Furthermore, the Microsoft-owned company hopes this […]
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