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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...

Skype Bots Will Soon Be Able To Call You

12/14/2016, Microsoft started highlighting its work on bots earlier this year. It has been building bots inside Skype to enable new forms of interaction. It has detailed quite a few bots that will soon be available for Skype, including those from companies like...

Skype’s Real-Time Translation Now Works For Mobile & Landlines

12/12/2016, One of the cool features that Microsoft brought to Skype is real-time translation. What this means that is that as users chat with each other, Skype can translate the conversation to various languages on the fly and as they happen. This means that there...

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...