Skype News & Analysis
| Friday Aug 30, 2013
There’s a new communication service in town that is designed to make email and instant messaging more interconnected.
| Tuesday Aug 20, 2013
Microsoft Outlook.com Integration with Skype
Microsoft has announced that the integration of Skype and Outlook.com is now finally available in the US and Canada, as well as a number of European countries, having announced a preview version of the integration in the UK at the end of April.
| Thursday Aug 15, 2013
Skype will replace the Messenger app in Windows 8.1, making it Windows' centerpiece for communicating across all devices. Assuming Windows 8.1 takes over the desktop world, where does that leave other messaging services?
| Monday Aug 12, 2013
Skype introduces a few new features with its most recent iPad app update; one of which will be especially useful for those who use the video calling function.
| Monday Jun 17, 2013
After a four month beta test run, Skype today announced that its video messaging feature will now be available for all users.
| Wednesday Jun 12, 2013
Enterprise collaboration system tibbr has debuted a feature called Meetings, and it allows people to launch a videoconference using Skype, WebEx or Google Hangouts right from within an activity stream.
| Wednesday May 29, 2013
Skype and Microsoft Lync are now connected, and it means those who use the Microsoft communications network can now reach out to a wider audience of Skype users.
| Wednesday May 22, 2013
What is Xbox One? Is it a games machines, a media center, or an app player? Microsoft wants it to be all three, with near instant-on, voice activation, Skype and many other features, but to do this, it runs a version of Windows 8, a gaming hyper-OS and a media system, highlighting the company's struggles with Windows.
| Tuesday Apr 30, 2013
In another small step forward for Outlook.com, Microsoft has announced that it is making Skype available through the Outlook.com interface. However, unless you are part of a small group of people in the UK that have been offered access to a small beta test, you will have to wait until a little bit later in the year for the new functionality.
| Monday Apr 29, 2013
The Q10 has got BlackBerry moving with a U.K event over the weekend that saw thousands of devices per hour being sold to well-heeled executives and exporters at the luxury Selfridges stores.
| Thursday Apr 11, 2013
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| Thursday Mar 28, 2013
Both companies are facing press, partner or investor backlash, and user hostility, or worse, indifference. Apple should be looking to win back lost momentum with the next iPhone announcement while Microsoft will be looking to tie computer, mobile devices and TV together via its next Xbox console.
| Tuesday Mar 12, 2013
Carry on collaborating on the move with the new video, chat and contact app from Microsoft to stay in touch wherever you are on your Windows Phone 8 or iPhone device.
| Friday Mar 8, 2013
Box is going to very busy over the next year or so as it prepares for its IPO. In the meantime it needs to keep users happy -- after all, happy users generally means happy investors. Last October Box launched Box for Windows 8. This week it is tweaking that and adding some more.
| Wednesday Feb 27, 2013
It’s a huge hit in the wealthy city-state of Monaco, used by about 90% of that population. And now, the Cyprus-based calling/messaging service Viber -- one of Skype’s start-up competitors -- is reporting that its worldwide user base has soared to 175 million.