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Skype For Windows To Get Real-Time Translation Feature

06/08/2015, Microsoft has already shown us that real-time translation works in Skype, and now the company is ready to roll out this technology more broadly. Currently the Skype Translator software supports Spanish, Italian, Mandarin and English and allows users to...

Skype For Web Beta Is Now Open To All

06/05/2015, Last year Skype announced a new feature called Skype for Web. As the name suggests, this is basically a web version of Skype that will allow users to make calls and send and receive their messages to their contacts via a web interface. This might come in...

Skype Crashing Bug Fixed In Latest Update For All Platforms

06/03/2015, Yesterday we reported that there was a weird bug discovered on Skype in which sending the “http://:” message would cause the app to crash continuously. This affected the Skype application across all platforms save for the Mac version of Skype which...

Microsoft Introduces Skype For iPhone 5.13

06/03/2015, It was mentioned in September last year that Skype for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be released in October 2014, and here we are with the latest from Microsoft, which will introduce Skype for iPhone 5.13, where there will be a major change to the...

Skype Bug Causes App To Crash When This Message Is Received

06/02/2015, Last week there was this big hoo-ha over a bug found on the Messages app in iOS in which after receiving a message with a particular string of characters, the Messages app would then crash and the phone would reboot instantly. It does not appear to be a...

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...