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What You Should Know About the New Skype Translator App

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

Translate between English and Spanish speech on-the-fly with Skype Translator

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 ot

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’s real-time translator goes live for registered users on Windows 8.1

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 updates its video messaging app Qik so you can actually save your videos now

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's Qik App Now Lets Users Save Videos to Camera Roll

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

Windows 8.1: Upgrade for A Better Skype Experience

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 adds video calling between Skype and Lync for Windows, coming to Android and iOS next

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 for Windows Phone Gains Granular Improvements

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

Skype's Translator preview goes live for Windows 8.1 users

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

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,...

Windows 8.1 users can now register to try Microsoft’s real-time Skype Translator tool

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’s refreshed Windows desktop app with side-by-side calls and messages officially launches

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

Our Favourite Android, iOS, And Windows Phone Apps Of The Week

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 »      

Our Favorite Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Skype Qik: Microsoft’s Ephemeral Video-Messaging App

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : eBookNewser

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 Qik is Microsoft’s new take on mobile video messaging

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

Skype Qik lets you replace text conversations with instant video messaging

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 launches Skype Qik video chat app for Android, iPhone, Windows Phone

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 announces version 7 for Mac and Windows Preview to look more like the mobile app

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

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