Skype Kills Its Standalone Video Messaging App Qik

 Skype Qik, Microsoft’s attempt at spinning off video messaging into a simplified mobile application, is shutting down. The app was first introduced in fall 2014 to serve a different audience than the larger, more fully-featured, Skype application. Instead of offering real-time chat, screen sharing and audio and video calling, Qik was designed only for asynchronous video messaging. Read more about Skype Kills Its Standalone Video Messaging App Qik[…]

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Group Video Calling Arrives In Skype’s Mobile Apps

 In January, Skype announced it would soon roll out free group video calling to users on mobile devices, including iOS and Android. Today, Microsoft has followed through on that promise. The company says that it has now started to introduced group calling on smartphones and tablets in North America and Western Europe, to be followed Read more about Group Video Calling Arrives In Skype’s Mobile Apps[…]

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Outlook’s Mobile App Gets Integrated With Skype For Easier Access To Calls And Meetings

 Following yesterday’s news of its planned support for group calling on mobile, Skype just launched an integration with Microsoft’s mobile email and calendar application, Outlook. In the updated iOS app, a new setting allows you to turn on a “Skype Meeting” option when you’re either creating or editing an event within Outlook. By doing so, Outlook… Read Read more about Outlook’s Mobile App Gets Integrated With Skype For Easier Access To Calls And Meetings[…]

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