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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...

Skype For iPhone Updated, New Testing Program Announced

01/14/2015, Microsoft today released a new update of Skype for iPhone. Skype 5.9 for iPhone brings several improvements for the user interface, particularly to the dial pad and new chat picker, these improvements are meant to make it easier for users to start chats...

WhatsApp “Call Via Skype” Could Be A Reality

01/05/2015, WhatsApp, the instant messaging app that has helped millions of people save plenty of money in terms of text messaging costs over the years, has been thrusted into the limelight yet again – with word of the company preparing itself to offer voice...

Skype For Android Bug Discovered, Lets Others Spy On You

12/26/2014, If you are a heavy user of Skype on Android, you might be interested to learn that there was a bug recently discovered in the app that allows someone to spy on your Skype sessions. Basically how this works is that it involves using two devices on your...