Posts Tagged ‘Skype’

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Skype For Android Updated To v4, Brings A Fresh New UI To The Table

Skype For Android Updated To v4, Brings A Fresh New UI To The Table

Microsoft’s pushing out a nice update to Skype for Android today, bumping it to v4.0, and bringing a fresh new UI to the table.

They were focusing on a modern, conversation-first UI, but I’ve rarely chatted with anyone on Skype, so I will have to use the app more before judging on this front,…

Microsoft Skips Windows Phone For Skype Video Messaging Service Launch, Out On Windows And Android

Microsoft Skips Windows Phone For Skype Video Messaging Service Launch, Out On Windows And Android

Microsoft’s been testing the Skype video messaging service in beta for quite a while now, and today, the company has pushed out the final release versions of Skype for Android, Windows and iOS. The release also slightly changes the video messaging service bit – it’s now completely free, unlike before when you were limited to 20 video messages per month per user.

Skype For Windows Phone 8 Updated – Improve HD Calls, People Hub Re-integration

Skype For Windows Phone 8 Updated – Improve HD Calls, People Hub Re-integration

Microsoft has pushed out an update for Skype for Windows Phone 8, bringing video call quality improvements and People Hub integration, although the changelog in the Windows Phone Store listing doesn’t say anything about the latter. (I’ll be able to share screenshots only in the evening when I’m home.).

The app now…

Windows Phone’s People Hub Getting Skype Integration

Windows Phone’s People Hub Getting Skype Integration

Microsoft had promised that Windows Phone 8 would have Skype integration built in to the OS. This wasn’t to happen at launch, though. However, Joe Belfiore, Windows Phone’s head, has taken to Twitter to reveal that this is coming, and it will come via an app update, if I’m reading it correctly.

That will take the number…

Skype For Android Tablets Finally Out

Skype For Android Tablets Finally Out

Skype’s just released a version of the app for Android tablets. It’s not the optimized version, it is the real deal. Finally. There are improvements in call quality as well, and an accompanying video to show the app off. It’s a bit blurry and all, but you get the idea.

Skype For Android Bumped To Version 3.0, Brings Tablet UI

Skype For Android Bumped To Version 3.0, Brings Tablet UI

Skype today received an update, something which Android tablet users must rejoice at. It has been bumped to version 3.0, bringing with it a brand new Tablet UI, and a couple of bug fixes. And oh, you can now merge it with your Microsoft account. It’s optional right now, but I…

Skype Should Work Pretty Well On Lumia 610, Says Nokia

Skype Should Work Pretty Well On Lumia 610, Says Nokia

Microsoft had warned that Skype wouldn’t run on phones with less than 512 MB RAM, remember? Sure. There was some noise made, and many people joked. It was also a sign that fragmentation was rearing it’s ugly fang at Windows Phone.

But it seems, there’s a workaround for this. Nokia is reporting…

Windows Phone App Updates: SkyDrive Updated To v2.0, Skype Updated To v1.0

Windows Phone App Updates: SkyDrive Updated To v2.0, Skype Updated To v1.0

If you are a Windows Phone user, and were getting bored seeing no new updates, here are a couple of updates to brighten your day. Microsoft has pushed updates to Skydrive and Skype, both now stand at v2.0 and v1.0 respectively.

There are not many changes in the new versions, but here are the respective change-logs -

Breaking: Skype For Windows Phone Beta Now Available For Download

Breaking: Skype For Windows Phone Beta Now Available For Download

\Bam! Here’s Skype for Windows Phone, finally. Skype’s just announced that they’ve made the app available for Windows Phone users, making their app available on most of the leading mobile operating systems.

The guys at Skype have tested the app on the following devices

• Nokia Lumia 710 • Nokia Lumia 800 •…

Windows Phone 8 detailed, includes support for MicroSD card, NFC and multi-core processors

Windows Phone 8 detailed, includes support for MicroSD card, NFC and multi-core processors

PocketNow managed to grab a video by Senior Vice President and Windows Phone manager Joe Belfiore, that was meant for partners at Nokia. He reveals some of the features that will be included in Windows Phone 8 aka Apollo. Have a look

Say Goodbye to WVGA Screens : Windows Phone 8 will support a total of 4 screen resolutions. Joe did not mention the…

Skype For Windows Phone Ready To Be Tested By Microsoft Employees

Skype For Windows Phone Ready To Be Tested By Microsoft Employees

Remember Microsoft had acquired Skype? Sure you do. And like us, you may have also been wondering when would the Redmond based company bring it to their Windows Phone OS. Microsoft could probably have a Beta version ready, says a leak.

Oh, before you get excited, the company will be…

Unofficially Official: Skype Integration In Windows Phone Coming With Windows Phone 8 (aka Apollo) Update

Unofficially Official: Skype Integration In Windows Phone Coming With Windows Phone 8 (aka Apollo) Update

Rick Osterloh, VP of Products, Skype, revealed a tiny tidbit of info that all Windows Phone users must have been waiting for a long time – Skype integration in the OS. According to him, it is coming with Apollo, with Windows 8 launch.

It’s been around 7-8 months since the…

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