TruPhone Offers Free VoIP Calling to Android
Today TruPhone debuted a new application for Android devices that lets users make free calls to other TruPhone numbers, Skype, and Google Talk users over Wi-Fi connections. TruPhone 3.0 also offers low-cost calls to landlines. Truphone also includes instant messaging support for Skype, Google Talk, AIM, Yahoo! and MSN. TruPhone 3.0 is a free download and is compatible with the HTC G1, HTC Magic and HTC Hero to start. Support for other Android devices running system software 1.5 and up will come later this year.
Skype for Android Now Compatible with Android Wear
Skype has updated its Android application with support for Android Wear, giving people the power to manage Skype messages and calls from their wrist. Skype will surface notifications on Android Wear devices, and can be used to respond to messages via dictation or pre-set text.
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 5.5 for iOS8 Adds Support for Extensions
Skype today updated its iPhone application to version 5.5. The latest rendition of Skype takes advantage of extensions, which are a new feature of iOS8.
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.