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Microsoft rolling out beta invites for Skype on the web

Microsoft is providing yet another way to keep in contact with friends and family by releasing invites for the "Skype for Web" beta. It's a fully featured Skype experience but is instead powered by your favorite web browser. Not only are basic text conversations supported, but both video and...
Skype for Mac scores support for 14 new languages in latest update

Skype for Mac scores support for 14 new languages in latest update

Skype for Mac has scored an update today, bringing it up to version 7.5. While today's update doesn't bring any big new features or design changes, it does add support for 14 new languages including Greek, Slovak, and Vietnamese. Here's a full breakdown of the new languages coming in Skype 7.5...
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Skype for iPhone update makes saving numbers and placing calls even faster

Microsoft is rolling out an update for its iPhone version of Skype today that will offer users some improvements to its dialer. The 5.10 version will also enable users to launch Skype calls and chats from other mobile apps or mobile websites. Here's what's been added to the dialer in the Skype...
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Microsoft to release Skype update for iPhone, announces pre-release testing program

Microsoft has announced a new version of Skype for the iPhone, which will arrive later today. Version 5.9 will introduce a couple of new features. The company also revealed a new program that will allow iOS users to test pre-release versions of the VoIP client before they are released to the...
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Skype users in India can now call mobiles and landlines in the US and Canada for free

Microsoft is rolling out an offer for Skype users in India through which they can call mobiles and landlines in the US and Canada for free until March 1, 2015. All that's required is a free Skype account and an Internet connection. The promotion is already live, and works as advertised. All...
Microsoft launches beta version of Skype for Web

Microsoft launches beta version of Skype for Web

Microsoft has unveiled Skype for Web, a browser-based version of the VOIP service. Currently in beta, Skype for Web functions just like its native desktop counterpart, with voice and video calling and text messaging. The beta is available for Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox on Windows, and...
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Latest Skype for iPhone update adds new photo features and more

Microsoft has announced a new version of Skype for the iPhone that adds a number of new features and improvements, including a way to save or delete photos in its chat UI. Here's what will be included in the 5.7 update, which should be available from iTunes sometime today: Save and delete...
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New Skype update brings optimized UI for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Microsoft has just posted a new update for its Skype app for the iPhone that offers an optimized user interface made for the larger displays on the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus models. Here's what Microsoft has to say on the new 5.6 Skype update: On an iPhone 6 or...
Skype Qik lets you replace text conversations with instant video messaging

Skype Qik lets you replace text conversations with instant video messaging

Microsoft is expanding the number of apps made by its Skype team today with the Skype Qik video messaging app, designed specifically for mobile devices running on iOS, Android and Windows Phone. The app is scheduled to launch today for all three platforms. So what is Skype Qik? Basically, it...
Skype 7.0 for Mac brings a refreshed design and more

Skype for Mac gets a refreshed design and more in version 7.0

Skype for Mac has hit version 7.0, which brings a refreshed design ahead of the release of OS X Yosemite. The update also includes changes to file transfers, better conversation syncing, 64-bit support, and more. The Skypes design has been refreshed, but it retains the overall look and feel of...

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