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Microsoft Launches Skype Lite For India

02/22/2017, With places in the world where the internet isn’t as fast or as stable, developers have to start thinking of how to make their apps more accessible. Packing an app full of features is great, but if those features can’t be used due to them being too...

Skype Beta For iOS And Android Adds ‘Reactions’

02/16/2017, If you use Skype on your mobile device, you might be interested to learn that Microsoft has announced that the beta version of the app for iOS and Android will be getting some new features. One of those features is what Microsoft is calling...

Redesigned Skype App Being Developed

02/16/2017, Microsoft has been hard at work improving Skype. The cross-platform messaging service is used by tens of millions of people across the globe for keeping in touch with friends and family. The company has done some really good work in making sure that Skype...

Volvo To Start Equipping Some Of Its Cars With Skype

12/29/2016, Back in the day, cars would basically get you from point A to point B. These days cars are smarter and they come with all kinds of nifty features, such as being more connected to the internet so that we can get more things done while on the road. In fact...

New Skype Android App Supports Phone Calls And SMS

12/15/2016, Skype might soon be the app that replaces the stock dialer and text message app on your Android smartphone. A new Skype app for Android referred to as Skype Mingo has been spotted. It appears to be in trial stage right now. Mingo is different from the...

Skype Bots Will Soon Be Able To Call You

12/14/2016, Microsoft started highlighting its work on bots earlier this year. It has been building bots inside Skype to enable new forms of interaction. It has detailed quite a few bots that will soon be available for Skype, including those from companies like...

Skype’s Real-Time Translation Now Works For Mobile & Landlines

12/12/2016, One of the cool features that Microsoft brought to Skype is real-time translation. What this means that is that as users chat with each other, Skype can translate the conversation to various languages on the fly and as they happen. This means that there...

Microsoft Now Lets Users Use Skype Without An Account

11/14/2016, One of the problems with using online services is that usually you’ll have to sign up for a new account. This is why single sign-on options like using your Facebook or Google credentials can save you a lot of time, but what if you’d rather not link...

SMS Relay Heading To Skype For Android

11/06/2016, Microsoft has revealed that SMS Relay features will soon be added to Skype for Android. It sort of mentioned this in passing in a blog post that was meant to announce that SMS Relay features have been added to the Windows 10 preview app of Skype. The...

Skype For iOS Updated, Lets You Send Messages Via Siri

10/28/2016, When Apple announced iOS 10, one of the main changes that they instituted was opening Siri up to third-party apps. Prior to that, Siri was pretty much limited in terms of functionality because for the most part, it only worked with Apple’s apps and...

Skype Calls Will Now Be Even Better

10/25/2016, Skype first talked about plans to modernize its call infrastructure to improve quality a few months ago and has been making improvements to the experience since. It has announced today that some additional changes to the experience will be made over the...

Microsoft Introduces Single Sign-On Via Skype Option To Its Services

10/18/2016, Companies like Google and Facebook usually allow users to use their login credentials to signup or sign into certain services, which honestly cuts down a lot of time when it comes to signing up and filling up forms. Now it looks like Microsoft is going to...

Skype Can Now Translate Spoken Russian

10/11/2016, Skype has built some great translation features. It’s capable of translating text in dozens of languages and it can translate eight spoken languages in real-time. Today it’s adding another to the list. Skype has confirmed that spoken Russian...