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Skype Integration Comes To OneDrive

03/08/2016, Microsoft is gradually integrating Skype with many of its other services so it was only a matter of time before we saw Skype being integrated with OneDrive, and that’s what the teams have announced today. Skype has now been integrated with OneDrive,...

Microsoft Thought About Buying Slack For $8 Billion

03/06/2016, Slack is a relatively new messaging platform that’s rapidly gaining popularity, particularly among enterprise users as it more than just holds a candle to the likes of Skype. Several new features are being added to Slack in the near future which...

Slack To Take On Skype With Voice And Video Chat

03/02/2016, Skype is widely used by individuals and businesses for communication and it continues to hold its own against similar services like Hangouts. Slack is a relatively new entry in this arena but it has been signing up customers rather quickly. Soon the new...

Skype Will Be Shutting Qik Down March 24

02/22/2016, Back in 2014, Microsoft launched the Qik app. Unlike traditional messaging apps where you send text messages, what made Qik unique was the ability to send your messages as video clips, kind of like Snapchat. However it looks like the app’s days are...

Skype For iOS Gets Native Support For Microsoft Office

02/16/2016, A new update of Skype for iOS has been released today and it focuses on making it simple for users to collaborate and get things done on the move. Skype for iOS now has native support for Microsoft Office documents which means that they can easily be...

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...