Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Welcome Skype for Windows 8: It's Fast, Easy and Beautiful

Skype for Windows 8 is almost here and we are incredibly excited by this important new version of Skype. This is our big step forward together with Microsoft to introduce a completely new Skype experience, which is designed to be always on, immersive, effortless and fun to use. Read more

Happy 9th Birthday, Skype

It was Alexander Graham Bell who invented the telephone and made the first call ever in 1876, and it was Motorola that invented the first cellular phone in 1973. It was Skype that joined in on these revolutionary moments in… Read more

American Idol fans vote for their favorites via Skype

The name of one of American Idol's top finalist, Jessica Sanchez, has been all over Skype's top phrases on Twitter for the past few weeks thanks to all her fans. The Filipino community all over the U.S. and Asia has… Read more

Say it with Skype and Hard-Fi

Skype and Hard-Fi have teamed up to bring you a rockin' and truly memorable group video birthday greeting. Just like the other bands on the Say it with Skype lineup, the members of Hard-Fi all use Skype to keep in… Read more

Say happy birthday with Skype and Kill The Young

Get together with Kill the Young and create an unforgettable group video greeting. Like most of the bands in our Say it with Skype lineup, Kill the Young also finds Skype super handy while they're away on tour: "Skype kept… Read more

Say happy birthday with Skype and Charlie Simpson

Sometimes words just aren't enough. When you really want to make a loved one gush, send your happy birthday wishes by way of a group video greeting. Better yet, get heartthrob, Charlie Simpson to sing along with you. Simpson's sweet,… Read more

Imogen says it with Skype

Send a little something different to friends this year. Create a group video greeting with the new Say it with Skype app. Your singing skills questionable don't worry we have the amazing Imogen Heap to sing along with you! Imogen… Read more

Say happy birthday with Skype and The Parlotones

Make all your happy birthday greetings super memorable this year. Get together with The Parlotones and create a group video greeting with the new Say it with Skype app. "We can't even remember what our coolest birthday card has been,"… Read more

Say happy birthday with Skype and Scarlet Grey

Send an adoring happy birthday wish to a lucky friend. Create a group video greeting with Skype and Scarlet Grey. Why we love Scarlet Grey The members of Scarlet Grey hail from all over the globe. But after Scarlet Grey… Read more

Say it with Skype and Body Language

Have you heard? Body Language is one of the bands featured in the brand new Say it with Skype app. Now you can give a special friend a group video greeting for their birthday. Better yet, the greeting will feature… Read more

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