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Skype for iOS 8 lets you choose how to answer right from the notification

Skype for iPhone just got an update to version 5.5 that has enabled interactive notifications in iOS 8. The update allows users to take advantage of the enhanced notification actions, including declining calls, composing responses, and more — all right from the notification. Since Skype...
Best messaging apps for iPad: How to instantly connect with anyone, from anywhere!

Best messaging apps for iPad: How to instantly connect with anyone, from anywhere!

If you're looking for the best iPad apps to help you stay in contact with the people you care about most, messaging apps are the best option. Even though every iPad comes equipped with iMessage, that doesn't mean everyone you know has access to iMessage, and since you can't send regular texts on...
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Skype group screen sharing now free for Mac desktop users

Microsoft is now allowing Skype Windows and Mac desktop users to enable group screen sharing for free for the first time, rather than needing a paid Skype premium subscription. Just in case you are not familiar with group screen sharing, Microsoft has a handy video that shows how it works....

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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's...
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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Microsoft ending Skype domestic mobile and landline calls in India November 10

People in India will soon not be able to use Microsoft's Skype service to make calls to local mobile phones and landlines. The company has quietly revealed, via an updated support website page, that all those kinds of calls will end on November 10 in that country. People in India will still be...
Skype for iPhone lets you choose how to answer right from the notification

Skype for iOS 8 lets you choose how to answer right from the notification

Skype for iPhone just got an update to version 5.5 that has enabled interactive notifications in iOS 8. The update allows users to take advantage of the enhanced notification actions, including declining calls, composing responses, and more — all right from the notification. Since Skype...
New and updated apps: Battle Riders, Infinity Blade III, DiRT Showdown and more!

New and updated apps: Battle Riders, Infinity Blade III, DiRT Showdown and more!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got games galore, with stuff for iOS and Mac! New and updated iOS apps Battle...
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Latest Skype iPhone update adds group audio calling

Microsoft has released a new update for its Skype app for the iPhone that adds group audio calling support. This is the first time this feature has been added for any Skype smartphone app. Microsoft says that the 5.4 update for Skype includes a new call button that's been placed in the bottom...

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