Skype Deepens Office Integration, Improves Video Sharing
Skype today updated its app for the iPhone and iPad, and added several new features to the messaging platform. To start, iOS users can now launch Skype voice or video conversations from within Office documents, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. This will allow colleagues to collaborate on work documents in real-time when needed. The app already supports messaging between Skype users when in Office docs. The Skype app also makes it possible to save Skype videos to the camera roll for sharing via email, social networks, and other tools. Skype for iOS is free to download from the iTunes App Store.
Skype for Android Earns Tighter Outlook and Office Integration
Microsoft today updated Skype for Android with new ways to work with Outlook and Office. The latest version of Microsoft's calling and messaging app allows users to schedule calls in Outlook from Skype easily by tapping the contact's name and using the scheduling tool to send an invite.
Skype for iOS Gains Siri Support
Microsoft today released a new version of Skype for iOS 10 devices that includes support for Siri. Skype users can now initiate Skype calls by asking Siri to connect them.
Skype Refreshes iPhone and iPad Apps for iOS 9
Skype has released updates to its iPhone and iPad mobile applications, adding support for iOS 9 to each. Both apps gain the ability to reply to Skype messages from the lock screen notification.
Latest Skype Update for iOS Improves Bot Discovery
Skype recently updated its app for the iPhone and iPad to version 6.20. The refreshed app focuses on making bots easier to find and use.