Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Skype for Mac 6.6 – Making it Easier to Use

Today we have released a new version 6.6 of Skype for Mac. With our smaller releases, we continue to focus on quality by addressing user feedback and improving ease of use. In this release we made these changes: Optimizations to video messaging To ensure a consistent Skype experience no matter which device you use, we … Read more

Skype 4.8 for iPhone and iPad

We’re pleased to release Skype for iPhone and iPad, version 4.8. Here are the latest improvements: Video and voice call stability over a mobile data or WiFi connection is better than ever Receive more detailed notifications in the Notification Center We’ve fixed the chat issues; all chats now appear in the correct order We’re providing … Read more

Skype 6.3 for Mac Update

At Skype, we are committed to ensuring you have the best quality communication experience when you’re using our software. Today’s latest release, an update to Skype 6.3 for Mac, provides you improved overall product stability. Please download the latest Skype for Mac to make sure your calls, messages, and more are the best they can … Read more

Mac-simizing your Skype experience

Are you getting the most out of Skype on your Mac? We are now updating Skype for Mac every month with new features and quality improvements. While we keep adding new features and making your experience better, we also get questions around how to make Skype more custom to how you want to use it. … Read more

Updates to Skype for iPhone & Skype for iPad Improves Performance & Adds Photo Sharing

Millions of people use Skype for iPhone or Skype for iPad each month. Today, with updates to both apps, we are introducing a frequently requested feature: Photo Sharing for iOS. In addition, we've made some improvements to the performance of… Read more

How to get Skype working in your classroom

Skype in the classroom is an online community that encourages teachers to connect and support one another through content sharing, collaborative projects and classroom connections to bring topics to life for their students. We officially launched Skype in the classroom… Read more

A week with Skype in the classroom at BETT 2012

Joe Dale, an Independent, modern foreign languages and technology consultant, brings us up to speed on his week at BETT (British Educational Training and Technology Show), a trade show that takes place every year in London and showcases international… Read more

See and Talk to Your Friends on Skype in Full-HD 1080p with the New Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920

Our friends at Logitech are showing off their latest webcam, the Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920. The new webcam delivers crystal clear Skype video calling experience with your friends and family that are smoother and faster than ever before. The… Read more

Announcing Winners of Skype for Mac Chat Style Competition

It has taken a little longer than expected…but, we wanted to announce the winners of Phase 2 and Phase 3 of the Skype for Mac chat style competition we ran a few months ago. Big congratulations go to the following… Read more