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Skype’s New Design Lands On Desktops

08/17/2017, Microsoft introduced a radical Skype mobile redesign a couple of months back. Even though it hasn’t been very well received so far, the company wants to see what desktop users think about it. That’s why the new Skype design has now landed on...

Skype And PayPal Join Forces For Easy Money Transfer

08/02/2017, Skype today announced a new partnership with PayPal which powers the Send Money feature that it has developed. As the name suggests, the Send Money feature will enable Skype users to transfer money from within the mobile app while they’re in the...

Microsoft And BMW Bring Skype To Cars

07/13/2017, Microsoft today announced that it’s expanding its partnership with BMW to bring Skype to the German manufacturer’s cars. Skype for Business will now get a place in BMW’s iDrive system. This functionality will enable BMW owners to attend...

People Are Not Liking The New Snapchat-esque Skype App

07/05/2017, Microsoft announced a major redesign of the Skype app in the first week of June. It seemed like an attempt by the Microsoft-owned company to stay relevant in an era where apps like Snapchat reign supreme. The new Skype app seems to have taken inspiration...

Latest Skype Redesign Brings Many New Features

06/04/2017, Microsoft has tried to revamp Skype multiple times ever since it acquired the cross-platform communication service six years ago. It hasn’t always gone off smoothly for the company and now that services like Messenger and WhatsApp are gaining...

Xbox One Universal Skype App Released

04/13/2017, A Universal Windows Platform version of the Skype app was released for PC and mobile last year with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. The team today announced that it has now released this version of the Skype app to Xbox One with the Xbox One Creators...

Skype Real-Time Voice Translation Now Supports Japanese

04/09/2017, Skype Translator feature comes in handy if you’re trying to have a conversation with someone who speaks a different language. It supports some of the most widely spoken languages and provides users with real-time voice translation. Microsoft...

Skype Updated With Support For MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar

03/12/2017, While the slimmer design, new color options, and obviously upgraded hardware are very much welcome, one of the unique features and possibly the selling point of Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pro would be the inclusion of the Touch Bar. For those unfamiliar, this...

Skype Wi-Fi Being Discontinued March 31st

02/28/2017, Microsoft has confirmed that it’s going to discontinue the Skype Wi-Fi service next month. This means that it’s going to end the service completely and the apps for iOS and Android will no longer be available for download as well. Those who...

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...