Tag: Skype

Gadgets, Products

Amazon’s cool new Echo Show 10 scores official Zoom support

April 6, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Formally unveiled alongside the spherical new Echo and Echo Dot way back in September 2020, the third-gen Echo Show 10 kept its prospective buyers waiting until just a couple of months ago for a chance to own Amazon’s first-ever rotating smart display. Worse yet, […]

App Review, Applications

Skype’s new Meet Now feature offers free group video chats, just like Zoom

April 21, 2020


Skype stepped up its service with a new feature called Meet Now that lets you start a video chat or meeting without having to sign up for an account or download the app to your desktop. This is Skype’s way […]

App Review, Applications

These 19 Apps Will Help You Social Distance Without Feeling Isolated

March 25, 2020

Via: Gizmodo

Most of us are stuck inside because of the extraordinary circumstances we currently find ourselves in. Fortunately, self-quarantine doesn’t require a total lack of communication with the outside world. A few well-chosen apps can help you get on with life […]

News and Press

Skype disappears from app stores in China, including Apple’s

November 21, 2017

Via: Mashable

Tumbleweeds are a-blowin’ through app stores in China, as unmonitored and foreign-run communication tools continue to vanish. The latest is Skype, which has been missing from Chinese app stores — including Apple’s — for a month, according to the New […]

App security, Applications

Here’s The Most Popular Chat App For Cybercriminals

April 20, 2017

Via: Pymnts

The most popular communication tool for fraudsters, cybercriminals and other digital crooks probably isn’t what you’d think. While the thought of cybercriminals talking shady dealings might conjure up imagery of a digital back-alley chat in the depths of the dark […]

App Review

Skype provides realtime language translation for nine languages works with skype, mobile phones and landlines

December 13, 2016

Via: NextBigFuture

Microsoft Skype just expanded its feature allowing users to translate their speech in real time. The company announced that Skype Translator, previously only available for calls made between one Skype client and another, will now include all calls to mobile […]

App Review

Skype For Web No Longer Requires an Account

November 17, 2016

Via: LaptopMag

Microsoft is making it easier than ever to start a Skype conversation with anyone, whether or not they have an account. The latest update to lets users chat with guests who don’t have profiles or who simply don’t want […]

App Review, News and Press, Wireless

Skype sets a course for the cloud, ditching some apps on the way

July 21, 2016

Via: Networkworld Cloud Computing

Skype is leaving behind its peer-to-peer roots and going all in on the cloud. While the popular messaging app made it this far by facilitating connections between computers for video calls and other communications, it’s moving to a cloud architecture […]

App Review

Skype adds offline file sharing with 300MB limit, multiple file downloads

July 6, 2016

Via: 9to5Mac

Skype is adding new features today across platforms that improve file sharing. You’ll now be able to share files, photos, and videos up to 300MB at a time with contacts even when they’re offline, and users will now be able […]

News and Press

Cortana Brings Intelligence and Bots to Skype

March 31, 2016

Via: LaptopMag

Your Skype chat client is about to get a whole lot smarter. At its annual Build developer conference today, Microsoft showed how its popular messaging client is going to integrate with Cortana and third-party bots. During the day one keynote, Skype […]

App Review, News and Press

Skype will add free group video calling to its mobile apps

January 13, 2016

Via: Mashable

Microsoft will soon add free group video calls to Skype’s iOS, Android and Windows 10 mobile apps, the company announced Tuesday. The update is expected to roll out to Skype’s respective apps “over the next few weeks.” Once it’s live, […]

App Review, iOS

Skype for iOS updated with data detectors for phone numbers, addresses, and more

November 24, 2015

Via: 9to5Mac

Skype updated its iOS client with support for several different data detectors in text chats. Now whenever someone sends you a phone number, address, or date, you can tap that information to automatically start a call, bring up a map, […]


Windows 10 Enterprise Update, Surface Hub Pricing: Microsoft Roundup

June 14, 2015

Via: Kelly Sheridan

Microsoft news from this week included pricing and release date for the Surface Hub, clarification about the Edge Internet browser offering for some enterprise users of Windows 10, an updated Skype, and changes to Office 365 online. All eyes were […]


Skype for Android scores emoji support and bubble-style chat layout, large emoticons coming soon

April 3, 2015

Via: itCurated

Just last month, Skype for Android got updated with a few new features that expanded the functionalities of the popular cross-platform messaging service, but frankly said, it was still lacking behind the iOS and desktop versions of Microsoft’s popular. Well, […]