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 a web browser. The VoIP service is practically available on all devices and platforms, from...

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 new look is here. The Skype team shared the good news on the official blog, confirming the release of a new version...

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. This update was released alongside several other built-in Metro apps, as reported here. And now, the...

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 a while now, and has responded in style. The company has opened up one of its more prominent Skype...

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 in the day. Microsoft first introduced the feature for select users back in April last...

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, and according to the corporate vice president every Office 365 customer now has a Windows...

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 some major improvements in this regard. And according to the product manager at Skype, Jeff Kunins, this is exactly what...

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 when it comes to VoIP and Internet communication, but it appears that Microsoft is...