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Skype Will Now Hide IP Addresses By Default

01/22/2016, When you’re playing a game online, sometimes players on the losing team might not be particularly gracious. While you might meet many who hurl verbal abuse at you, there are some who go that extra distance by searching for your Skype ID and IP address,...

Skype For Android Updated With New Features

01/20/2016, Skype’s mobile apps on major platforms already provide a long list of features that include group instant messaging, file sharing, while group video calls will soon be coming to mobile as well. Today it’s rolling out an update for Skype for...

Skype Translator Now Available For All Skype For Windows Users

01/13/2016, Quite a while back Microsoft launched a separate Skype Translator app which provided real-time translation in seven languages. Since the feature was in beta it was not incorporated into the main app but now the company is confident enough that this...

Skype Meetings Can Now Be Scheduled In Outlook For iOS

01/13/2016, With Microsoft owning both Outlook and Skype, we suppose it shouldn’t really be a stretch to think that eventually the Redmond company might consider integrating them with each other one day. In fact that day has come as the iOS version of Outlook will...

Skype Brings Free Group Video Calls To Mobile Devices

01/12/2016, While Skype on mobile has always been able to make video calls, what it did lack was group video calls meaning that if you wanted to participate in a group video chat while on the go, that would not be possible. This is despite the fact that a similar...

Skype For Windows Has A Message Bug

12/29/2015, Skype for the most part has been a pretty reliable piece of software. However it seems that in a recent update to Skype, a bug has been discovered that apparently will cause your messages to display out of order. This means that messages that were sent...

Microsoft Acquires Talko By Ray Ozzie, Will Fold Into Skype

12/21/2015, Microsoft has confirmed that it has acquired Talko, a company that makes a mobile messaging app of the same name, led by Ray Ozzie. He was the chief software architect at Microsoft until 2010 and previously founded Groove, another company of his that...

Skype For Android Lets You Save Video Messages

11/18/2015, Modern communication tools these days lets us send all kinds of messages, ranging from regular text messages, messages with animation, and even video messages. Now if you’re the particularly sentimental kind of person, you might be pleased to learn that...

These Services Are Offering Free Calls To France

11/15/2015, I’m sure most of you will be well aware of what happened in France earlier this week, Paris was hit by a terrible wave of terrorist attacks one evening which has not only left the country but the entire world in shock. As support, thoughts and prayers...

Skype Introduces Share Button To Make Conversations Richer

11/04/2015, Everyday we come across a lot of interesting content online some of which we like to share with our friends and family, no wonder websites that share buttons which allow one-click shares to some of the most popular social networks and services. Skype is...

Skype’s Founders Create Robot That Will Make Grocery Deliveries

11/02/2015, Package deliveries are pretty common and for the most part they are done by human beings. However recently we have seen some ideas tossed out there that suggests that deliveries could be made by drones in the future, and while we’re seeing plenty of...

Offline Online Gets Skype Voice And Video Integration

10/29/2015, Microsoft today detailed the October feature update for Office, it provided some insight on the new features that are being rolled out to Office Online users. One major feature included in this update is Skype integration, both video and voice, which...

Skype For Mobile Gets Filters For Its Video Messages

10/28/2015, It wasn’t too long ago that Snapchat introduced some filters to its video feature. Basically you could make rainbows stream out of your mouth, or turn your face into a monster. They are pretty cool and fun and helps to shake things up a bit. That being...

Best Skype Alternatives

10/22/2015, When we talk about VoIP services, Skype always comes to mind. Skype has quite a reputation of being one of the best app for VoIP calls. However, after Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype, things have changed a little. People are more concerned about their...