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Skype UWP Preview app filled with bugs but has potential

There’s a new version of Skype out there known as Skype UWP. As the name suggests, this is the universal app version of the popular messenger and voice calling service for Windows 10. It was recently made available through the […]

Microsoft offers Plugin-free Skype for users

Skype has been a huge success for Microsoft. It keeps the world talking! The ease of use is what makes the app so special. However, earlier, Skype required you to download the application for chatting and calling on desktop and […]

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Skype Bots bringing new life to Skype: 300 million active users

Microsoft is looking to increase the effectiveness of Skype in an ever competitive market. With the likes of WhatsApp and others making waves, the software giant needed something to keep Skype on edge, and bots could be that something. Recently […]

Skype for Web gets 4 new Updates; the 3rd one may excite you

Users who did not have Skype application installed on their machine could still use the service for communication via Skype for Web. Now, in an effort to align the web version of the app with the existing mobile and desktop […]

Skype calling and chat support for Office Online and OneDrive added

Earlier, it was quite bothering to switch apps when working on Office Online or OneDrive to ping your friend on Skype. Not anymore! Microsoft now enables Skype calling and chat support by rolling out a new update to Office Online […]

Skype Translator now speaks Arabic

With a focus on improving the human connection worldwide, Skype added Arabic as its new spoken language. Skype Translator will now speak Arabic. With the newly added Arabic language, Skype Translator now supports eight spoken languages: English, Chinese (Mandarin), German, […]

Skype is now safer after it decides to hide users IP

Microsoft has been bringing in a host of new features and improvisation when it comes to Skype. Recently they added the option to schedule a Skype call and now even the group Video calling feature has been baked in now, […]

Microsoft updating Skype for Mobile, acquires new technology

Microsoft has done a lot of work on Skype to help usher it into the future, and that is something the company continues to do with the latest update to the popular service. Skype for Mobile The software giant has […]

Skype for Business app now available for Android users

Skype for Business was long due for the Android users and finally Microsoft released the same for all Android users. This would be great for folks owning an Android Tablet and for people who work remotely. It seems that Microsoft […]

Skype Share Button for Websites introduced

Taking cues from the social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and more, Microsoft’s Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service Skype has made available its own ‘Share’ button.  Skype team has introduced a new Skype share button for websites, which would […]

Microsoft is adding Translator to Skype for Windows

The Skype Translator Magic will soon be available for Skype Desktop Client. After getting the positive feedback from users for the Skype Translator preview app, the company has finally decided to roll out the app for millions of its desktop […]

Skype Introduces ‘Mojis’, Short Video Clips For Chats

Skype now has something more than the traditional chat stickers. Skype Chat today introduced ‘Mojis’ which can make your chat sessions even more interesting now. Mojis are small TV and movies clips which you can insert in your chats and […]

New Skype for Business App is now on Windows Phone

Microsoft has recently announced new Skype for Business app for Windows Phone. Back in November 2014, Microsoft unveiled Skype for Business as a Lync replacement and now Microsoft brings Skype for Business with its own dedicated Windows Phone app. Skype for […]

Microsoft to retire Skype Windows Store app on July 7

In order to simplify the PC experience, Microsoft is retiring the Modern app for its Skype PC users. At the moment there exists 2 versions of Skype app for Windows 8.1 – one is traditional Skype desktop app and other […]

Skype For Web Beta now available for all US and UK users

Skype for Web Beta is now available for all the users in the US and UK. All new and existing users can now get the Skype for Web without downloading the Skype app. Just go to, sign in and […]

Skype Translator Preview available for download without sign-up

Microsoft has made an important announcement regarding Skype Translator Preview. They have now removed the sign-up requirement to access the preview. Users simply need to download the preview application from Windows Store and they can start using it right-away! Skype […]

Skype makes changes for its Facebook account users

Microsoft has announced some changes for its Skype users who sign in with their Facebook account. After April 21, users who login to Skype via their Facebook account are asked to download the latest version of Skype to fix this […]

Skype use extended to Apple Watch via Apple Watch Skype support

The launch of the Apple Watch witnessed almost 1 million pre-orders in three days time and to boost the sales further, the list of iOS apps with Apple Watch support continues to grow. Apple’s smartwatch is geared up for something […]

Skype’s “Made for India” app to work on low speed network

Microsoft’s popular Internet based voice calling service Skype is planning to roll-out India specific version of Skype. The application specifically aims to deliver keeping India’s low speed 2G and 3G mobile network in mind. Skype also wants to target country’s […]

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Skype for Business is now available

The most awaited arrival of Skype for business is finally happening. Microsoft has made an official announcement that Skype for Business will be rolling out this April for Office 2013. Not only that, Skype for Business Online is also all […]

MDLIVE & Microsoft to leverage Skype for Business as Enterprise Tool

Digital health services provider MDLIVE announced that it has tied up with Microsoft Corporation. The collaboration will allow the Chicago based healthcare solution provider to offer its subscription based “Virtual Medical Office software platform” to its paying customers via the […]

Skype Translator now supports Italian and Mandarin

The Skype Translator software, after getting a language update, now supports two new languages Italian and Mandarin. The software which automatically translates your voice calls initially supported only English and Spanish languages. The new language update also provides an improved […]

Skype and Skype Qik updated

Skype and Skype Qik updated with new features for different platforms

Microsoft’s most favored calling product, Skype and the video version, Skype Qik Video App received a new rush of features and updates on Thursday. The popular VOIP, now a full-fledged Microsoft product has new updates for different platforms. Skype updates […]

Skype credit can be bought from The Western Union Company

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) will be the physical partner for Microsoft-promoted internet calling service Skype to send money to family and friends and to buy Skype credit. Skype attempts to grow to be the platform which delivers ‘life’s moments’ […]