Tag Archive: Skype


Others have tried and failed to knock Snapchat off its perch, and now Microsoft is throwing its hat into the ring with a new service that uses Skype as its backbone. It’s called Skype Qik, and it allows users on… Read more ›

Microsoft has dropped its new Skype for Mac 7.0 update, which is now available as a free download. Requiring OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later, the update brings the popular voice and video calling service in line with the appearance… Read more ›

Yesterday Skype announced a major redesign of its iPhone app that was scheduled to hit the App Store sometime next week. For some reason the update is already available. It packs several new features that are designed to make the… Read more ›

Skype for iPhone is getting a big makeover next week

The Skype team at Microsoft has been hard at work on a complete rewrite of their iPhone app, and it’s arriving in the App Store next week. Version 5.0 of Skype for iPhone looks very similar in some ways to… Read more ›

Universal translators are a common trope in science fiction. In The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, they come in the form of the babelfish, a tiny crustacean you jam in your ear. In Farscape, they are bacteria injected into your… Read more ›

It has been a long time coming. Today Skype finally made group video calling a free feature for users on the Mac, Windows, and Xbox One. iOS is left out of the initial mix, but Skype says that it will… Read more ›

Today Skype updated its iPhone and iPad apps with two-way HD video calling. The enhanced resolution is only available on the iPhone 5s, iPad Air, and Retina iPad mini. Chatting over text has gotten much better with today’s release. Skype… Read more ›     

Skype for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch has finally been updated for iOS 7. The new release, available to download now from the App Store, introduces a new, “refreshed look and feel,†as well as a number of improvements.Skype now looks much better under iOS 7, with a cleaner design, new fonts, and of course, […]

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Skype Now Supports HD Video Calling On Your iPad 4

Skype3.8-iPad-1The Skype app for iPad has today been updated to introduce support for HD video calling — but there’s a catch. The feature is only available on the fourth-generation iPad with Retina display, and not any of its predecessors, or the iPad mini. HD video calling has been available through Skype for some time, but […]

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Skype-iPhone-5The official Skype apps for iOS have today been updated to add free and unlimited video messaging, which previously required a $4.99 per month Skype Premium subscription. The updates also bring a number of other improvements to things like photo sharing and call stability. Skype introduced its new video messaging feature to iOS earlier this […]

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