Skype for Android crosses 1Billion Downloads Mark!


Microsoft acquired Skype from eBay in 2011 for $8.5 Billion and has, fortunately, has been going well on all the platforms of Android, iOS and Windows 10 . The Android App crossed the 100 Million downloads mark in July 2013, 500 Million Downloads mark in February 2015 and has finally reached 1 Billion Downloads mark … Read more

Microsoft is bringing Cortana to Skype


Back in Build 2016, Microsoft announced that Cortana would be coming to Skype Chats. It looks like the day has finally arrived and Microsoft is ready to roll-out Cortana in Skype for mobile. It will work something like Google Assistance on Allo popping up suggestions when needed, and available as a conversational partner. All the … Read more

Microsoft updates Skype for Windows 10, adds some features while trims others!

Microsoft today updated Skype UWP for Windows 10 on release preview ring bumping the version number from 11.19.856.9 to 12.4.676.0 . Talking about the app, it is still not at par with its iOS and Android counterparts but is slowly getting there . Here is a changelog from Aggiornamenti Lumia : There are many more … Read more

Skype’s new feature will be a boon for developers!


Skype has been seeing a number of updates for a few months. The first major update was the major overhaul of the Skype UI across Windows 10, iOS and Android and now Skype team announced yet another feature that will be heavily used and liked by Developers/Engineers/Coders. Yes, Skype is getting real time coding abilities. … Read more

Microsoft to retire Skype Apps for Windows RT, TV and Windows Phone


Microsoft is sending out a notification to people using Windows RT, TV and Windows Phone version of Skype Apps. The notification states that Skype will stop working on Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.1, Messaging app for Windows 10 Mobile, Windows RT and TVs after July 1st. After this date, users will no longer be able to … Read more

Hands on with upcoming Skype experience


Earlier this week, we reported that Microsoft is bringing some big changes to the Skype app and the upcoming update will come will new features. Finally, today we got our hands-on with the upcoming update and we checked out the new features showcased by Microsoft. Head down to have a look at the upcoming Skype … Read more

Microsoft announces a new update for Skype, makes it yet another Snapchat


Microsoft has literally followed the saying, “If you can’t beat them, join them”. Microsoft has just joined Facebook (Instagram and WhatsApp) to create another Snapchat (a better Snapchat)and integrate the features into Skype. n a blog post today, Microsoft formally announced its redesigned version of Skype which it had previously been testing on the iPhone … Read more