Skype Video Calling Headed to Verizon's 4G Devices
Skype today announced that it is bringing its two-way, real-time video chatting feature to devices that are running on Verizon Wireless' Long Term Evolution network. The application will be built into Android devices with dual cameras, and is expected to debut by the middle of 2011. Video calls will be possible between two mobile devices, as well as between a mobile device and a desktop Skype client. Skype enabled free two-way video calling on the Apple iPhone in December.
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 Brings Group Video Calls to Mobile
Skype today said it is rolling out group video calling on Android and iOS phones and tablets. The feature is being made available first in Europe and North America, with other regions to follow.
Microsoft Says It Optimized Skype for Older, Slower Android Devices
Microsoft recently released an updated version of Skype for Android meant for older smartphones. Specifically, this down-tuned variant of Skype is intended for Android devices running 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich to 5.1 Lollipop.
Microsoft Bringing Free Group Video Chats to Skype
Microsoft today said mobile device owners will soon be able to conduct group video chats for free. The feature is headed to Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile 10 handsets and tablets in the coming weeks.
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.