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Friday, 22 May 2015

Outlook.com is getting a major revamp

Outlook.com is getting a major revamp

Microsoft is rolling out an update to Outlook.com to a small group of customers. This is the start of many changes that are coming to Outlook.com as it adopts an Office 365-based infrastructure.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Skype Translator preview now available for everyone to try out

Skype Translator preview now available for everyone to try out

Starting from now, anyone can download the Skype Translator preview from the Windows Store to begin using it!

Monday, 17 Nov 2014

Skype for Web lets you connect to the service right in the browser

Skype for Web lets you connect to the service right in the browser

Microsoft has unveiled a beta version of Skype for Web that allows the service to work directly in browsers.

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014

Skype Announces Skype 5.0 for iPhone

Skype Announces Skype 5.0 for iPhone

A new Skype app is coming for the iPhone, and Skype says it has been completely rewritten from the ground up. Read on to find out what's coming with the new release.

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Microsoft Demos Skype Translator Interpreting Multilingual Voice Conversations In Real Time

Microsoft Demos Skype Translator Interpreting Multilingual Voice Conversations In Real Time

At the inaugural Code Conference, Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, and Corporate VP of Skype and Lync, Gurdeep Pall, showed near real-time audio translation from English to German.

Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014

Modern Skype for Windows 8.1 Regains Invisible and Sign Out Options

Modern Skype for Windows 8.1 Regains Invisible and Sign Out Options

At long last, the two most basic options to manage your availability on Modern Skype have returned.

Thursday, 29 Aug 2013

Skype Celebrates a Decade of Meaningful Connections

Skype Celebrates a Decade of Meaningful Connections

As part of the celebration, Skype will be offering 30 free minutes of Skype Wi-Fi to all users. Between 29 August and 1 September, users can sign up for 30 minutes of free Skype Wi-Fi, which can then be used at any time during the next 30 days.

Thursday, 17 Jan 2013

Facebook Implements Free VoIP Calling in US iPhone Messenger App

Facebook Implements Free VoIP Calling in US iPhone Messenger App

Facebook has just launched a free VoIP call service via their Messenger app for iPhones. This feature is limited to US iPhones for now, with no further information on when this feature will appear for users outside of US.

Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013

Skype to Replace Windows Live Messenger on 15 March (Update)

Skype to Replace Windows Live Messenger on 15 March (Update)

Microsoft has confirmed that Skype will be replacing Windows Live Messenger on March 15 2013. The company plans to retire Windows Live Messenger in all countries except mainland China.

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012

Skype for Windows 8 Announced (Update)

Skype for Windows 8 Announced (Update)

Skype, the voice call and chat service provider which was acquired by Microsoft late last year for US$8.5 million, has announced a new Modern-style version of Skype for Windows 8. The app will be pre-installed on devices from 12 manufacturers, and be made available in the Windows Store come October 26.

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