• News tagged "skype"

Monday, 3 Oct 2016

Skype updates its iPhone and iPad apps with Siri integration and CallKit support

Skype updates its iPhone and iPad apps with Siri integration and CallKit support

In addition to allowing you to answer Skype calls from your lockscreen just like a regular phone call and store your Skype contacts in Apple's Contacts app, the updated Skype apps also let you use Siri voice commands to start a Skype call.

Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016

Lenovo will pre-install Microsoft Office, OneDrive, and Skype on its Android devices

Lenovo will pre-install Microsoft Office, OneDrive, and Skype on its Android devices

Part of a deepening of their strategic relationship, the two companies have also entered into a patent cross-licensing agreement.

Friday, 27 May 2016

Facebook and Microsoft join forces to lay Internet cable across the Atlantic

Facebook and Microsoft join forces to lay Internet cable across the Atlantic

The undersea cable, called MAREA, is 6,600km long and has a bandwidth of 160Tbps (terabits per second).

Monday, 18 Apr 2016

You can now make calls on Skype for Web without using plugins

You can now make calls on Skype for Web without using plugins

Skype has announced that it’s now possible to use Skype for Web, Outlook.com, Office Online and OneDrive for real-time, plugin-free voice, video and group video calling on Microsoft’s Edge browser.

Thursday, 31 Mar 2016

The next generation of Skype has Cortana, and it can talk to other bots

The next generation of Skype has Cortana, and it can talk to other bots

Cortana will be integrated with the next version of Skype. And its biggest feature is the ability to broker conversations with other third-party bots.

Friday, 25 Mar 2016

Microsoft to make a Skype Universal Windows Platform app for Windows 10

Microsoft to make a Skype Universal Windows Platform app for Windows 10

This decision was made after many users feedback that they prefer a single app to manage both their chat and voice conversations.

Tuesday, 15 Mar 2016

Microsoft updates Skype and OneDrive for Web

Microsoft updates Skype and OneDrive for Web

The biggest addition for Skype for Web is the ability to call mobile phones and landlines directly from in the browser.

Wednesday, 9 Mar 2016

Microsoft will stop TV support for Skype in June 2016

Microsoft will stop TV support for Skype in June 2016

Microsoft said that the change in focus follows how users currently utilize Skype.

Monday, 25 Jan 2016

Skype’s new IP address hiding makes it safer for gamers

Skype’s new IP address hiding makes it safer for gamers

This update to Skype will hide your IP address by default, and it protects professional gamers and streamers from DDOS attacks.

Friday, 30 Oct 2015

Microsoft announces improvements to Office Online, Office on Android, and Office 2016 for Mac

Microsoft announces improvements to Office Online, Office on Android, and Office 2016 for Mac

New features include Skype voice and video integration in Office Online, and new Visual Basic Editor features in Office 2016 for Mac.

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