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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...

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...