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Microsoft Wi-Fi Could Be Launched Soon

06/02/2015, It appears that Microsoft is gearing up to launch a new service called Microsoft Wi-Fi, which will basically be a revamp of the existing Skype Wi-Fi service that’s already available in many markets. Skype Wi-Fi provides pay-as-you-go Wi-Fi...

Skype For Mac Receives Update With UI Enhancements

05/28/2015, Microsoft has released an update for Skype for Mac, although it is not a big update, but it does brings along good enhancements to Skype’s functionality. The new update has some tweaks such as better visual on the chat box text field, which in turn...

Skype Translator Now Open For All

05/12/2015, The real-time Skype Translator has been in a closed preview state for a few months now, the idea behind this service is to break down language barriers and make it more easier for people to connect with friends and family. It can be used to translate...

Fancy A Skype Video Call Portrait, Anyone?

04/28/2015, Skype video calls are nothing new, this is for sure. The thing is, what are some of the other ways in which one will be able to take advantage of a Skype video call, perhaps to make it all the more artistic? Well, Elisa Perez has figured out a method that...

Skype Offers Free Calls To Nepal

04/27/2015, It looks like the world is being mobilized to help those who are suffering from the aftereffects of the earthquake in Nepal, and several companies such as Viber has offered earthquake victims free international calls from Nepal, but here is something that...

Skype Translator Does Italian and Mandarin Now

04/08/2015, At the end of last year, we did bring you word on how Skype (which is now owned by Microsoft after an $8.5 billion deal) is capable of translating one’s voice calls, and here we are with more developments on the translation side of things. In fact,...

Skype For Business Set For Mid-April Debut

04/02/2015, It was in the second week of March that we brought you word on how Skype for Business will be introduced in the third week of last month, but as you can tell, that did not happen. Having said that, fret not that Skype for Business will not be made...

Skype For Web Private Beta Kicks Off

03/26/2015, People who use Skype on desktop computers need the full app to access the service. I for one wouldn’t mind having the ability to use Skype right from a browser window. It appears that my wish might be fulfilled soon. According to reports Microsoft...

Skype For Business Will Be Introduced Next Week

03/12/2015, In November last year Microsoft confirmed that it is going to rebrand its business communications solution called Lync. Today the company confirmed when it intends to do that. It also revealed that Skype for Business is going to replace Lync as its...

Skype 7.5 for Mac Now Comes With 14 More Languages

02/25/2015, While there are about 300 million Skype users around the planet, chances are that you are one of them. It is therefore great news that Skype has once again updated and release a new version of their app for Mac. As mentioned in the official blog entry,...

Skype 5.2 For Android Now Allows Photo Sharing With Offline Contacts

02/09/2015, While Skype is a perfectly good app that you can use to chat with friends and family members or colleagues, there are some limitations to how it can be used. For example unlike other instant messaging apps like WhatsApp, LINE, Viber, BBM, and etc., Skype...

‘Attractive’ Women Were Actually Hackers

02/03/2015, It looks like some hackers managed to snag Syrian opposition fighters’ strategic battle plans in a rather old fashioned manner – by making use of “attractive” female Skype avatars in order to lure potential victims. The attacks...

Skype Will Be Built Into Windows 10, New UI Shown Off In Screenshots

01/22/2015, At the moment if you wanted Skype on your computer, you’d have to go and download it for yourself. However come Windows 10, Microsoft has announced that Skype will come integrated into the operating system itself, so that when you launch your brand new...

Microsoft Lumia 532 Spotted Running On New Skype Version

01/14/2015, The Lumia 532 by Microsoft which was just released today has also revealed something very interesting – where it was caught running a rather unusual looking app. Upon closer inspection, it seems as though the app that was seen running on the Lumia...