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
Microsoft unveiled at its Windows 10 event today that Skype will be deeply integrated into Windows 10 and for mobile devices. Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President of Operating Systems at Microsoft said that the Skype messaging will automatically detect when users have a Skype account and transition to sending messages on that service instead. Show More Summary
Nine months after Skype revealed it was making group video calls free for Windows, Mac, and Xbox One users, the feature is now being made available gratis on TVs too, alongside full HD support.
John Brandon of Fox News reports, “Skype Translator may be the biggest advancement in real-time language translation since the babelfish on ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.’ The app, currently in a limited trial for Windows 8.1 and...Show More Summary
Microsoft is working hard to make on-the-fly translation feasible for everyone. The Skype Translator preview is currently available for download, and offers Windows users the ability to voice chat with each other using two different languages.
Skype is coming out with a real-time translating feature that lets you communicate with people in other languages. It's invite-only for now, but works with Spanish and English on Windows 8.1 Read more here. Read more...
Skype today revealed that users that have signed up for its real-time Skype Translator service can now start giving it a try. The service initially supports only Spanish and English as its first two languages for voice communication, but already includes over 40 languages for live translation of instant messages. 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
Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 8.1, is making its way around the market and it is looking to be a good upgrade for avid Skype users.
Microsoft today announced new cross-app integration between Skype and Lync: video calling. The new feature works between Lync 2013 and the latest Skype for Windows desktop client, which you can download now directly from Skype.com. Back in May 2013, Microsoft made it possible for Skype and Lync users to use instant messaging and audio calling […]
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
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