• 06:35 Nov 23, 2019

Skype

Microsoft rolling out Skype video calling on Amazon Alexa-enabled devices

Microsoft rolling out Skype video calling on Amazon Alexa-enabled devices

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 20 Nov, 2018

Skype calling on Alexa will allow users to connect to their friends and family handsfree with just a few commands by simply asking their smart display or speaker “Alexa, call Mom on Skype”. It's available on any Amazon Alexa-powered device including Amazon Echo, Echo Plus, Echo Dot, Echo Show or Echo Spot.

Skype 8.0 update released for desktop

Skype 8.0 update released for desktop

By: Ajaay Srinivasan, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 17 Jul, 2018

The update allows users to chat on video with in-call screen sharing between two or 24 people, all of whom can share their 1080p videos simultaneously. The added ability to add ‘@‘ mentions will allow room for more productivity within a group chat which will also help in sorting out the Notification centre.

Now start a Skype conversation without signing into your Skype account

Now start a Skype conversation without signing into your Skype account

By: Nirupam Manik, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 15 Nov, 2016

This new feature is likely to attract more customers as users can instantly start quick conversations without entering any other details other than their Name.

Skype dropping support for older devices, but can run on browser

Skype dropping support for older devices, but can run on browser

By: Anil Satapathy, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 22 Jul, 2016

Microsoft is working on transition of Skype from a peer-to-peer to a modern, mobile friendly cloud architecture.

Skype improves Android application, adds better video quality

Skype improves Android application, adds better video quality

By: Rahul Gupta, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 09 Oct, 2013

The new application also bring updated user interface for tablets.

Skype working on 3D video calling

Skype working on 3D video calling

By: Rahul Gupta, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 30 Aug, 2013

The work is underway but it will require a long time to get implemented.

Skype for Windows Phone gets HD video support

Skype for Windows Phone gets HD video support

By: Samir Makwana, The Mobile Indian, Mumbai - 19 Mar, 2013

The Voice over IP and video calling service Skype's official app for Windows Phone has been updated with People Hub integration and HD Video support.

Skype Android app will be ported to BlackBerry 10 platform

Skype Android app will be ported to BlackBerry 10 platform

By: Samir Makwana, The Mobile Indian, Mumbai - 09 Feb, 2013

Skype is working closely with BlackBerry to ensure a successful port of the official Skype for Android app for the BlackBerry 10 platform.

New Skype 3.0 app arrives, supports Android tablets

New Skype 3.0 app arrives, supports Android tablets

By: Samir Makwana, The Mobile Indian, Mumbai - 22 Nov, 2012

Skype has updated its official app to version 3.0 to add support for Android tablets and also to merge Microsoft LIVE Messenger contacts with Skype.

Skype Preview for Windows Phone 8 goes live

Skype Preview for Windows Phone 8 goes live

By: Samir Makwana, The Mobile Indian, Mumbai - 13 Nov, 2012

Video calling and Voice over IP service Skype has formally introduced the new Skype Preview for the Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system.

Skype app updated for Android, iOS

Skype app updated for Android, iOS

By: Samir Makwana, The Mobile Indian, Mumbai - 02 May, 2012

The new update brings stability fixes and makes the app automatically start if it closes unexpectedly.

Skype for iOS gets anti shake video update

Skype for iOS gets anti shake video update

By: Rahul Gupta, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 29 Sep, 2011

Now, get a more stable video with the updated Skype application for iOS devices along with the security fix, but with annoying advertisements as well.

Skype chat might lead to data theft

Skype chat might lead to data theft

By: Rahul Gupta, The Mobile Indian, New Delhi - 24 Sep, 2011

Vulnerabilities might lead to data theft on Skype for iOS through a chat message.

Skype launches app for iPad, pulls out later

Skype launches app for iPad, pulls out later

By: Samir Makwana, The Mobile Indian, Mumbai - 02 Aug, 2011

It brings free video and audio calling over Wi-Fi networks. Besides, the Skype app for iPad will also support video and audio calling over 3G networks.

Skype for Android gets video calling feature

Skype for Android gets video calling feature

By: Samir Makwana, The Mobile Indian, Mumbai - 01 Jul, 2011

People can now use Skype for Android to make video calls over WiFi and 3G connections. This feature is available only on select devices: HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Sony Ericsson Xperia pro and Google Nexus S.