VoIP Archive

Skype For Web Private Beta Tests Are Now Underway

Remember Skype for Web? Microsoft’s bid to allow users to talk with their friends without installing Skype on their computers? Well, the solution is now available. Essentially, this is a way of bringing the service right into

Skype Desktop Clients Updated With New User Interface

Windows and OS X users rejoice, for the Skype desktop clients have finally received the long awaited refresh that was supposed to bring along a new user interface. It has been a long time coming, but the

Latest Version Of Modern Skype Is Now Easier To Use, Says Microsoft

The Skype team rolled out a new version of the client in the Windows Store yesterday, and this latest build comes with a number of improvements that enhance the overall experience when using the popular VoIP platform.

Skype Group Video Calls Are Now Available For Free

Google has made a name for itself by offering premium features for free, and one such service it provides without any charges is free group video calls on Google Hangouts. Microsoft had been feeling the pressure for

Skype For Outlook.com Now Available Worldwide For All Users

And another launch! The latest from Redmond is that the Skype for Outlook.com feature is now available worldwide for all users of the cloud based email platform. This follows the official launch of OneDrive for Business earlier

Skype Now Offers Deeper Integration With Microsoft Accounts

Of all Microsoft services, Skype has the distinction of being the one of the most prominent. The company regularly rolls out new enhancements and updates to the VoIP platform. And one improvement that has been a long

Skype For Windows Phone 8 Now Requires Microsoft Account To Sign In

Skype for Windows Phone 8 has finally received some needed attention. Microsoft has just updated the official client, and the new version does away with logging in with just a Skype username and password. Instead, version 2.16

Skype Is Now Powered By The Cloud, Hosted On Windows Azure

Wasting little time after expressing its desire to turn Skype into a cloud powered service, Microsoft has just announced that the VoIP platform is now hosted on Windows Azure. Familiar old Scott Guthrie recently broke the news,

Skype To Get Plenty Of New Features Soon, Including Message And Call Sync

Of all Microsoft products and services aimed at the consumers, Skype remains one that still does not has the cloud in its DNA. Sure there are a few touches here and there, but the platform could use

Microsoft Hints At Making Skype Group Calling Completely Free

It is remarkable to imagine the wonders of strong and sustained competition. Nowhere else is this more evident than in computing, where scopes and scenarios, quite literally, change by the week. Skype may be the absolute powerhouse