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You Can Now Block Contacts In Skype For Windows 8 You Can Now Block Contacts In Skype For Windows 8

Do you find yourself hounded by obnoxious or offensive people on Skype for Windows 8? You would normally block such unwanted guests, but Skype for Windows 8 shipped without the functionality. Thankfully, Skype has finally decided to fix that little …

Video Call Your Friends From Outer Space With Skype Video Call Your Friends From Outer Space With Skype

Skype is pretty much everywhere these days. Millions of people around the world use it to communicate with friends and family. What are you going to do when you’re no longer on the planet though? How will you communicate with …

Skype For Windows Phone 8 Gets HD Video Calling Skype For Windows Phone 8 Gets HD Video Calling

Skype for Windows Phone 8 is still in preview, and as such, it’s not exactly the best it can be at this point in time. The team is working on it though, and has provided a new update today that …

Skype Updated To Version 6.3 On Windows Skype Updated To Version 6.3 On Windows
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Windows Live Messenger users have a little over a month before they’re assimilated into the Skype collective. Before then, the team has been busy preparing Skype for the influx of new users that will be flooding in throughout April. Skype …

Windows Live Messenger Users Should Start Preparing For Skype Assimilation Windows Live Messenger Users Should Start Preparing For Skype Assimilation
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Microsoft announced last month that Messenger would be merging into Skype on March 15. That’s not exactly the case anymore as Microsoft has extended the deadline by a month. That being said, Microsoft really thinks you should start moving to …

Advocacy Groups Ask Skype To Release Transparency Report Advocacy Groups Ask Skype To Release Transparency Report
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Skype was embroiled in a mini-controversy last year when reports came out claiming that Skype was spying on its users. The Microsoft-owned company hit back at the reports saying that it only hands over information when law enforcement “follows appropriate …

Skype 6.1 Integrates With Outlook On Windows Skype 6.1 Integrates With Outlook On Windows

Do you ever find yourself checking email and asking yourself, “Boy, I sure wish I could see my Skype contacts while I’m knee deep in email?” If so, you’re in luck. Skype has thought of the exact same scenario and …

You Have Until March 15 To Make Your Peace With Messenger And Move To Skype You Have Until March 15 To Make Your Peace With Messenger And Move To Skype
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Beginning late last year, Microsoft started to merge its legacy Messenger service into Skype. It didn’t make sense for Microsoft to have two communication platforms, and Skype is a better brand for the company to invest in. Still, Microsoft gave …

Skype For iOS Hits 120 Million Downloads, Gets Messenger Integration Skype For iOS Hits 120 Million Downloads, Gets Messenger Integration

Skype has turned out to be one of Microsoft’s best investments. The popularity of the applications just means that the company has an amazing reach beyond its own devices, even into the world of iOS where Skype recently hit a …

Microsoft Announces Skype Ads For Windows 8 Microsoft Announces Skype Ads For Windows 8

Skype started running ads last year, even before it was acquired by Microsoft, but from the sound of it, they’re really just getting started. At the Monaco Media Forum today, Skype President Tony Bates announced the launch of Skype Ads …

Skype Preview For Windows Phone 8 Now Available Skype Preview For Windows Phone 8 Now Available

Skype is quickly turning into the next major brand from Microsoft. Much like what the company did with the Xbox brand, Microsoft is making Skype the go to app for all of its online messenger and calling services. Case in …

Microsoft Really Is Axing Windows Live Messenger In Favor Of Skype Microsoft Really Is Axing Windows Live Messenger In Favor Of Skype
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A rumor started going around yesterday that said Microsoft would be retiring its 13-year-old Windows Live Messenger client. All Messenger users would be shepherded into Skype so Microsoft could unite its IM clients under one brand. Microsoft wouldn’t comment on …

Microsoft Rumored To Be Axing Windows Live Messenger In Favor Of Skype Microsoft Rumored To Be Axing Windows Live Messenger In Favor Of Skype

Windows Live Messenger has been Microsoft’s IM client for the past 13 years. It has served the company well, but it might a little redundant now that Microsoft also owns Skype. It appears that Microsoft is thinking the same thing. …

Windows 8 Gets An All New Skype Experience Windows 8 Gets An All New Skype Experience
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Windows 8 is making software developers rethink how their applications look and feel. That is doubly true for Skype as they had to create a completely new interface for Windows 8 while appeasing their new overlords at Microsoft. The results …

Skype to Get New Windows 8 Look and Video Messaging Skype to Get New Windows 8 Look and Video Messaging
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It appears that Skype will be getting quite an overhaul this holiday season. The Verge is reporting that the popular video calling software will be getting a visual update to fit in with the new Windows 8 OS. Citing unnamed …

Skype Celebrates Their Birthday With An Infographic Skype Celebrates Their Birthday With An Infographic

August 29, 2003 is a day that changed the world of communication, or so says a certain Microsoft-owned communication service. It’s impact is compared to the creation of the telephone and the mobile phone as it continues to revolutionize how …

Skype Adds Photo Sharing To iPhone, iPad Apps Skype Adds Photo Sharing To iPhone, iPad Apps
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Skype announced today that it has added a highly requested photo sharing feature to its iPhone and iPad apps with a new update. “The new Photo Share feature will let you send photos you’ve shot on your iPad or iPhone …

Here’s A New Way To Skype From Your TV Here’s A New Way To Skype From Your TV

Skype and Logitech have revealed the new Logitech TV Cam HD, providing a new product to make it easier for people to have HD Skype video calls from the living room. “Skype’s own research indicates that 40% of video calls …

Skype Promises That They’re Not Spying On You Skype Promises That They’re Not Spying On You

Skype has been in the news more often the past few weeks thanks to some rumors that Microsoft is now using the service to spy on users. It all started with some rumor mongering that their upgrade to Linux servers …

Skype Is Spying On You, But Only In Chat Skype Is Spying On You, But Only In Chat
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We brought you word earlier this week that some people think Skype is beginning to spy on people who use the service. The switch to dedicated servers instead of P2P would make it easier for the folks at Skype to …

Is Microsoft Spying On You Via Skype Or Not? Is Microsoft Spying On You Via Skype Or Not?
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Back in May, we brought you news that Microsoft had moved Skype from P2P to its own dedicated Linux-based servers. At the time, it was funny because Microsoft was using Linux servers instead of Windows Servers to host Skype, but …