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Skype Finally Gets A Call Recording Feature

07/16/2018, You’d think that call recording would be one of the basic features that Skype would offer but that’s not the case. Almost 15 years after the service was first release, a call recording feature has just now been confirmed for Skype and it will...

Latest Skype Update Adds Read Receipts

07/05/2018, Read receipts are a feature that can be commonly found in messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, iMessage, KakaoTalk, Telegram, LINE, Facebook Messenger, and so on. However for some reason Microsoft has never added the feature to Skype, at least until now in...


Microsoft To Retire Enterprise Chat Apps For Windows Phone

04/23/2018, Microsoft’s efforts at bringing Windows onto mobile has been somewhat stagnant as of late, which is why it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that Microsoft has recently announced that they will be ending support for some Windows Phone...

Microsoft’s Bans Offensive Language On Xbox Live, Skype

03/26/2018, It seems that the next time you use Microsoft’s Xbox Live or Skype services, you’ll want to make sure you check what you say because in an updated policy (via MobileSyrup), it looks like Microsoft wants to cut down on users using offensive language...

Skype Now Lets Users Plan Group Trips With TripAdvisor & StubHub

03/20/2018, Planning group trips can be tricky because everyone has an idea of where they want to go, where they want to stay, what they want to do, and more importantly when they are free. The good news is that if you and your friends or family members use Skype,...

Skype For Android Optimized For Lower-End Devices

03/05/2018, In recent times we’ve started to see how some developers are creating versions of their apps designed for devices that aren’t as powerful as the higher-end handsets, or for phones in countries whose networks aren’t as stable or fast. This is a...

Skype Bug Could Allow Attackers To Gain System-Level Access

02/13/2018, Microsoft’s Skype app has been around for the longest time ever, but it seems that Microsoft could soon be forced to rewrite the app from scratch, thanks to a recently discovered bug which if exploited, could allow an attacker to gain system-level...

Skype Is Finally Getting End-To-End Encryption

01/11/2018, Some of the most popular and widely used messaging services like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger have adopted end-to-end encryption over the past few years. Skype, a worthy competitor to those services, has been lacking in this department. That’s...

Skype Introduces ‘Interviews Scheduler’ Feature

12/14/2017, Skype’s video calls are useful for all kinds of situations, whether it be to catch up with friends and family while abroad, speaking to loved ones like your children, holding office/group meetings, and so on. It can and has also been successfully used...

Skype Pulled From The China Apple App Store

11/21/2017, Earlier this year, Apple pulled VPN apps from its App Store in China in order to comply with local laws and regulations. Now it looks like Apple is once again pulling apps from the App Store, and this time it includes certain phone and messaging apps,...

Microsoft Rolling Out New Skype For The Desktop

10/30/2017, Skype has been one of Microsoft’s longest-running communications app, and over the years it is only natural to see it evolve and change with improvements to usability, new features, and more.  That being said, Microsoft is back with yet another revamp...

Microsoft Brings Cortana To Skype

10/10/2017, Microsoft is gradually rolling out its Cortana personal assistant to more services and today it has announced that Cortana is now available in Skype. Cortana in Skype will make it easier for users to find information and search for what they’re...

Skype Launches New Code Editor Feature For Technical Interviews

08/30/2017, Thanks to globalization, one can interview for a position at a company from another country without having to go there. This is thanks to tools and applications like Skype where you can hold video conferences from the comfort of your own home. However...