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Skype’s Mobile Future: A Few Thoughts on the Road Ahead

Skype was founded under the simple principle that “the whole world can talk for free,” and I’m not sure any of us could have imagined the remarkable effect this would have had in our daily lives. From millions of young families sharing their weekly video call with proud grandparents, to connecting students around the world … Read more

Die mobile Zukunft von Skype: Einige Gedanken zum Weg, der vor uns liegt

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Als Skype unter der Prämisse gegründet wurde, dass die ganze Welt kostenlos miteinander kommunizieren kann, konnte wohl noch niemand erahnen wie stark Skype unser tägliches Leben beeinflussen würde. Da sind die unzähligen jungen Familien, die sich wöchentlich per Videogespräch mit ihren Großeltern unterhalten, oder die Schüler die sich rund um den Globus mit Skype in … Read more

Man meets newborn son on Skype – while in taxi

When you were born, there is a good chance that your father wasn’t allowed past the hospital waiting room door. While times have changed in America, Western Europe and a few other areas, much of the rest of the world still keeps dads at a distance. Such was the situation for Bojidar Markov in Sofia, Bulgaria, … Read more

Skype and Windows Phone 8: A Match Made in Heaven

Skype for Windows Phone 8 is one of the most beautiful ways to enjoy the Skype experience. If you have a Windows Phone 8 device and haven’t installed Skype on it yet, you can get it in the app store. If you’re new to Skype on Windows Phone or you’re not sure you’re getting the most … Read more

Skype for Windows Phone 8 updated, now with HD Video!

Today we have released an update for the Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview, version 2.4 In this release, we focused on increasing quality & reliability while also adding new capabilities based on customer feedback. Get the updated version now from Windows Phone Store. Here are just a few of the new capabilities you can … Read more

Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview 2.1

Today we have released Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview 2.1 which will be available soon for Windows Phone 8 users here. In this release we have worked on improving reliability and performance of the application, especially around background notifications and calling. Read more

Skype for Windows Phone 8 – Install the Preview Today

Two weeks ago, we announced that we were working hard on Skype for Windows Phone 8. Just like our bold new experience for Windows 8, the new Skype for Windows Phone will be fast, modern, and beautiful, while still delivering… Read more

Skype Preview for Windows Phone 8

Today we have released a Skype (version 2.0) Preview for Windows Phone 8. Two weeks ago, we announced that we were working hard on Skype for Windows Phone 8. Just like our bold new experience for Windows 8, the… Read more

Skype pour Windows Phone 8, aperçu en avant-première des principales fonctionnalités

Chez Skype, ces dernières semaines se sont avérées passionnantes pour notre équipe. Nous avons lancé notre nouvelle version de Skype pour Windows 8 – aussi rapide et facile à utiliser qu’esthétique, puis nous avons mis à jour Skype pour Windows… Read more

Sneak Preview of Skype for Windows Phone 8

It's been an exciting few weeks for the team at Skype. We've launched our new fast, easy-to-use and beautiful Skype for Windows 8, and updated Skype for Windows desktop and Skype for Mac to version 6.0. Today we are announcing… Read more

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