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Skype for Windows Phone is a simple and stable app for free video calls and messaging, but poor video quality will disappoint power users.
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The Skype app for iPhone is worth the download as a way to get in contact by voice, video, or text, but some features are still missing.
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A Skype for Windows Phone update integrates the virtual assistant. You can make a call by saying. "Skype, get Mom on the screen," Microsoft says.
Skype Translator currently supports about 40 languages and is expected to roll out later this year as a Windows 8 beta.
Notifications will only ring in on your active device thanks to a new feature.
The Windows Phone 7 version is being retired, which means it will no longer be available for download, and people won't be able to use it on their existing WP7 device.
Onstage at Build 2014, Microsoft's Joe Belfiore demos the Halo-inspired personal assistant software meant both to tout Bing and push Siri and Google Now aside with its cool factor.
The company is making Skype group video calling a free, cross-platform feature, starting with the Windows desktop, Mac, and Xbox One platforms.
Baked into Skype's mobile and desktop apps, the new video-messaging feature has emerged from beta mode and is now available for everyone.
A new plug-in from Microsoft lets you make Skype video and voice calls worldwide. Here's how to set it up in just a few steps.