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 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 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 Debuts Qik Video Messaging App
Skype today announced a new video messaging app called Qik. The service, explains Skype, is to give smartphone users a fun way to interact with others and maintain conversations that have more personality than standard text messages or video calls.
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.