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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...

Latest Skype Update For iOS Integrates Itself Into The iOS Phone UI

09/29/2016, There are plenty of VOIP apps around, and they all have their own dialers and interfaces which is fine, but sometimes it can be a little confusing when you hear your phone ringing and see a different phone UI compared to the one that your operating system...

Microsoft Reportedly Developing One Skype For All Platforms

09/20/2016, Skype is one of the most widely used communications platforms across the globe. You may use it talk to grandma and some business in China might use it to connect with customers in the United States. Skype caters to hundreds of millions of people across...

Skype For PC Lets Windows Insiders Send Text Messages

09/18/2016, Microsoft’s Windows Insiders program continues to flourish as the company releases test features for preview users to try out before they are released for everybody. Those who are on a beta build of Windows 10 might want to get the latest version of...

Microsoft Rumored To Be Working On A Slack Competitor

09/07/2016, Earlier this year, it was rumored that Microsoft had contemplated acquiring Slack, but apparently Microsoft’s higher ups weren’t entirely convinced of the idea which is why it did not happen. Now it seems that instead of acquiring Slack, Microsoft...

Skype Introduces New Chatbots

08/03/2016, Are chatbots the new face of customer service? From what we are seeing, it certainly looks like it could be a viable alternative. Companies like Pizza Hut have launched their own chatbots, Facebook Messenger has also introduced the featured, and if you...