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Skype for Android what’s in store

Skype for Android: what’s in store?

Skype Android update Skype’s recently released Android update is packed with several exciting functions. Despite some ambiguity, they are too big of a deal to be ignored. Firstly, signing back in has finally been made easier. You know how we have to sign in and out of Skype several times a day for various reasons? We’ve…

FBI ASKS WHATSAPP AND IMESSAGE FOR ENCRYPTION KEYS

FBI ASKS WHATSAPP AND IMESSAGE FOR ENCRYPTION KEYS

Head of FBI James Comey states that encryption in such messaging apps as WhatsApp, Apple iMessenger and Russian Telegram constitutes a danger to the public security. He urged US citizens to consider whether such technologies are a real menace and which is more important for them – their safety or the encryption of their correspondences….

Skype for Mac

SKYPE 7.9 for Mac – Improved link preview function

Today we are pleased to present Skype version 7.9 for Mac, which has an improved function of link preview. Now, when you want to share a link, or add a few words to describe it, you can send it all in a single message. If there is an image on the site to which you are…

Skype for web

SKYPE FOR WEB IS OPEN TO THE ENTIRE WORLD. COME AND USE IT

Just recently we released an article about Skype for web beta version being available for users from the US and the UK only. A few days later, the Skype team of developers opened the beta of the web-version for the entire world to test. This version of the app now supports Chromebook and Linux, but…

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SKYPE RELEASES WEB BETA VERSION

Skype’s browser-based version is now available for beta testing to all users who reside in the US/UK. The new beta version supports the instant messaging service along with A/V calls. Just to remind our readers that since the end of last year, only users with ‘invites’ could access the Skype web-based version. From the official…

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SKYPE FIXES THE BUG WHICH CAUSED THE APP TO CRASH

Skype developers’ team have released an update, which allows you to void the effect of the bug that causes the app to crash. The problem is that Skype would crash immediately after a user received a message containing a simple text “http://” (no quotation marks), and the app did not let the user login again…

Apple Watch Support

MESSENGER APPS AND APPLE WATCH COMFORTABLY COMBINED

The newly released iOS 8.2 platform has marked a new trend in developing apps that Apple Watch will support. Not only the smart watch shows the time but also receives notifications about incoming SMS, calls, messages in social networks, etc. This is an entirely new stamping ground for IM apps. Nevertheless, not all apps were…

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How to remove Skype ads: ‘Skype Ad Remover’

Skype Ad Remover is a free app for switching off adverts in Skype. Skype has recently launched adverts on the main screen, as well as in chat windows. Ads can distract users from informal communication or even during conferences. Glittering ads may be irritating or interfere with your working process and until now it was…

skype translator

SKYPE TRANSLATOR NOW AVAILABLE ALL OVER THE WORLD

Microsoft Corporation has made free access to the instant translation feature, which was introduced in Skype in December 2014. It works for both verbal and written translations. After the testing period that lasted 5 months, the Skype Translator option can be used even without registration. The tool can be downloaded from Windows Store. So far,…

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AppMess Video Review: Skype

Skype was founded in 2003 by Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis. On May 10, 2011, Microsoft bought the company developer of the program for $8.5 billion. This event gave a new start for the further development of messenger. Now Skype has such functions as: Group video and audio calls; Skype number; Text,video and audio messeges;…