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Skype 1.3 for Xbox One: Show the Real You

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We’re continuing to roll out updates to the Skype app on Xbox One*, with version 1.3 available early next week. As you saw last month, we continue to listen to your feedback and to focus on your top requested enhancements that make your Skype experience on Xbox One even better. We know that your Skype profile … Read more

Give the Gift of Gab this St. Patrick’s Day

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The Irish gift of gab is the stuff of legend. Whether this talent for eloquent and persuasive talk is found in traditional folk tales, a conversation at the pub, or in the writings of Oscar Wilde, the Irish rightfully pride themselves in their flair for language. Adam Keating, who lives with his wife and 6-year-old … Read more

Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier Characters Assemble As Skype Icons

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Emoticons have been gracing Skype chats since 2004. You’ve told us you love these fun faces, expressions and icons because they add an extra flair to conversations, and you’re always clamoring for new additions. So, today, we’re excited to let you know that Skype emoticons are adopting new “hidden heroes” alter egos, transforming into characters … Read more

Skype’s Pursuit of the Perfect Video Call

The debut of Skype video calls forever changed how the world communicates. But, at Skype, we were never satisfied with just being able to make a video call. As people were still marveling at the “Wow, I can see you on my computer” moment, we had already set out to pioneer an ever richer and … Read more

The Road to Skype for Xbox One

Skype and Xbox came together to create a marriage of two divisions to bring communications to the living room. In July 2012, less than a year after Skype was acquired by Microsoft, the Skype team embarked on developing Skype for Xbox One. There were three core things we knew we needed to get right: performance, … Read more

Il meglio di Skype su Xbox One

Benvenuto nel fantastico mondo di Skype su Xbox One. Che tu sia un patito di cinema, un guru della TV o un eccellente giocatore, ora potrai condividere la tua passione con la famiglia e gli amici direttamente nel soggiorno di casa. Potrai utilizzare il meglio di Skype: ti offriamo un abbonamento semestrale gratuito a Skype … Read more

Top 5 Exciting New Features for Skype for Xbox One

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At Microsoft, we’ve been working hard to create a whole new TV experience that delivers the best Skype communications experience on Xbox One right in your living room. With the launch of Xbox One on November 22, we want to show off the top five most exciting features coming with Skype for Xbox One! No. … Read more

Xbox One专用Skype 让你安坐家中与亲友分享体验

很高兴为大家介绍Xbox One专用版Skype。通过首次运用群组视频通讯及Snap(快速切换)等创新的功能,你就能够与身在别处的亲友“一起”玩Xbox游戏、使用应用程序,以及收看电视节目。 无论是日常与朋友聚首、享受最爱的游戏带来的乐趣、 Read more

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