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Skype App Updated – People Hub Integration Fixed and Other Goodies

Skype App Updated – People Hub Integration Fixed and Other Goodies

March 19, 2013 1 Comment

Joe Belfiore wasn’t kidding when he said there was a fix on the way for Skype’s missing people hub integration on Windows Phone 8. The app has been updated to add that feature back and also a few more goodies. What’s new? Face-to-face video calls look better than ever with high definition video support. Show […]

Joe Belfiore: 7.8 Fix and Skype Integration with People Hub On the Way

Joe Belfiore: 7.8 Fix and Skype Integration with People Hub On the Way

March 4, 2013 2 Comments

On Twitter, Windows Phone’s Joe Belfiore is pretty mum with Windows Phone information. Recently however, he has tweeted about to huge Windows Phone topics. One about Windows Phone 7.8 and how a fix is coming for the live tile bug. The other, information on how Skype will be integrated with the people hub in the […]

Microsoft Pushes Skype and Messenger Closer Together

Microsoft Pushes Skype and Messenger Closer Together

February 19, 2013 1 Comment

The Skype Team has recently announced even more news about merging Windows Live Messenger with its services. Now. the Windows Live Messenger desktop app will be upgraded April 8th. Skype Team: Skype is known around the world for helping people stay close whenever they’re apart.  It makes us proud that more than 280 million people […]

International Carriers Watch as ‘Skype’ Breaks Records

International Carriers Watch as ‘Skype’ Breaks Records

February 18, 2013 1 Comment

Back in May of 2011, Microsoft shocked everyone when they purchased Skype,  the leading Internet communications company for $8.5 billion. Microsoft however has taken the company and made it even bigger, so much so that it is now on the verge of threatening international carriers. Microsoft has pushed Skype’s traffic to grow as over 44% last year. […]

The Uprising: A Windows Phone 8 Rebellion

The Uprising: A Windows Phone 8 Rebellion

February 17, 2013 3 Comments

It seems that the many think Microsoft has been too slow with improving the Windows Phone platform overall. The general consensus is that we are the forgotten ones. With the most recent Skype release in which every platform except for the Windows Phone was greeted with the beta ability to send video messages, many are […]

Skype Goes Live With Carrier Billing in Russia (US and Canada Soon)

Skype Goes Live With Carrier Billing in Russia (US and Canada Soon)

February 6, 2013 1 Comment

You will soon be able to choose a new payment option for Skype as operator billing has begun in Russia and soon in the US and Canada. With this new option, you will be able to pay for Skype’s services via your carrier. Press Release: Skype Goes Live With MACH Direct Operator Billing MACH enables […]

T-Mobile: Update for HTC’s 8X Available to Improve Skype Application

T-Mobile: Update for HTC’s 8X Available to Improve Skype Application

January 29, 2013 1 Comment

T-Mobile has issued an update to it’s Windows Phone 8X by HTC device to improve the audio experience while using Skype. Details Below.   T-Mobile: A software update for the Windows Phone 8X by HTC will be available on January 28. The software update, which will be available by Over The Air (OTA), will provide […]

RIP: Windows Live Messenger Dies March 15th – Long Live Skype

RIP: Windows Live Messenger Dies March 15th – Long Live Skype

January 9, 2013 1 Comment

We announced some time ago that Windows Live Messenger was merging with Skype. Well Microsoft has begun sending out emails stating that Windows Live Messenger will cease to exist March 15th 2013. Microsoft: So, what’s happening between now and 15th March? Messenger will continue to work as you know it today. If you are signed […]

Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview Gets Updated to V2.1 (changelog)

Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview Gets Updated to V2.1 (changelog)

January 3, 2013 1 Comment

Recently, Skype for Windows Phone 8 preview was updated to V2.1. Here is the full changelog for the update. Updated chat keyboard with improved autocomplete/autocorrect is now available. Buddies from Windows Live Messenger are labeled in the People list. Added option to enable toast notifications for Windows Live Messenger buddies. People Hub integration temporarily disabled. […]

Skype Windows Phone 8 Preview Released

Skype Windows Phone 8 Preview Released

November 12, 2012 No Comments

Skype for Windows Phone 8 preview release is now available for users of the new OS which supports full video Skype calls as well as seamless VOIP integration throughout. Below is a short trailer and description for the app below: Skype Blog: In addition, Skype notifications can be added to the lock screen to appear alongside missed […]

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Windows Phones Computex 2014 New Partners Devices Roundup & Specs

On display this week at Computex 2014 several new Windows Phones 8.1 devices from partners were finally officially unveiled! Check...

President Of Lenovo’s Mobile Division Confirms Plans To Release A Windows Phone Later This Year

President of Lenovo’s Mobile Division, Lui Jun, recently spoke to Mobile Geeks, where he has confirmed that Lenovo will release a...

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