Skype

Skype for iOS Gains Screen Sharing, Here’s How to Use It

Skype for iOS Gains Screen Sharing, Here’s How to Use It

After initially launching screen sharing as beta in April, Skype has now rolled out the feature to its iOS and Android app. The feature allows iPhone and iPad owners to share their screen with other parties in a video call.

Skype Beta for iOS Gains Screen Sharing Option

Skype Beta for iOS Gains Screen Sharing Option

The latest beta release of Skype for iOS adds a handy screen sharing ability to the service. This means iPhone and iPad users will be able to share a live preview of their iPhone/iPad screen while on a Skype video call with other parties.

Microsoft’s Skype for Web Gets Updated With HD Video, New Notifications, and More

Microsoft’s Skype for Web Gets Updated With HD Video, New Notifications, and More

Way back in 2014, Microsoft launched Skype on the Web as a limited beta. It took some time, but eventually the beta tag was taken off.

You Can Now Blur Background in Video Calls in Skype

You Can Now Blur Background in Video Calls in Skype

Skype has rolled out a new update to its Mac and Windows app to add support for background blurring in video calls. The effect is similar to Portrait selfies that have become the rage in recent years in the smartphone world. 

Microsoft Adds Real-Time Captions and Subtitles to Skype; Coming to PowerPoint in 2019

Microsoft Adds Real-Time Captions and Subtitles to Skype; Coming to PowerPoint in 2019

Microsoft, riding high on the fact it’s one of the most valuable companies in the United States and refreshed Office app icons, is giving some love to Skype and (eventually) PowerPoint.

Amazon’s Echo Devices Add Pandora Premium and Skype Calling Support

Amazon’s Echo Devices Add Pandora Premium and Skype Calling Support

If you haven’t opted to make the HomePod, Apple’s first smart speaker, your go-to option and instead have gone with options from Amazon, then you may be happy to know they are learning some more tricks this week.

Microsoft is Finally Adding a Built-In Call Recording Feature Into Skype

Microsoft is Finally Adding a Built-In Call Recording Feature Into Skype

Skype launched 15 years ago, and, since then, one of the most oft-requested features for the service has been left to third-party options. But that is finally changing.

Skype App Now Supports Sending Money With PayPal

Skype App Now Supports Sending Money With PayPal

There are a variety of different apps out there in the wild that allow for quick and easy methods to send money to people, and now there is one more to add to the list.

Skype iOS App Gets Redesigned and Adds New Snapchat-Like Features

Skype iOS App Gets Redesigned and Adds New Snapchat-Like Features

Microsoft announced an updated version of its Skype app for iOS today, bringing a big redesign to the fore along with new features inspired by other popular apps.

How to Stop Skype Calls from Showing up in the Phone App in iOS 10

How to Stop Skype Calls from Showing up in the Phone App in iOS 10

In iOS 10, Apple released a new API called CallKit. It lets VoIP calls show up as “normal” calls. So when you’d get a call from Skype, it would show up in full screen, instead of a notification, complete with the accept and decline buttons. And the calls would end up in the Phone app in the “Recents” tab.