Skype Stories December 3

Microsoft has announced that as part of its commitment to accessibility, Skype is offering real-time call transcriptions from today. Anything anyone says in a call will appear in real-time AI-powered captions at the bottom of the screen so that deaf or hard-of-hearing people are able to follow along.

The same functionality will soon be offered for PowerPoint presentations, with translation options coming to both apps …

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Skype Stories November 19

One of the great things about the Amazon Echo ecosystem is the ability to set your preferred music streaming service — not just Amazon’s. Starting today, Amazon Echo smart speakers and other Alexa-enabled speakers now work with Pandora Premium, the personalized radio station service’s version of Apple Music. Amazon Echo speakers and screens are also gaining support for Skype audio and video calling just in time for the holidays.

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Skype Stories September 4

Skype call recording now available on Mac and iOS

Skype has long been the go-to method for remote conference calls. While Apple announced a similar featured named Group FaceTime in June, that feature has been postponed to a later date.

Skype Stories September 2

Just over a year ago, Microsoft updated its Skype app for iOS with a new ‘Highlights’ feature that was a clear copy of Snapchat and Instagram Stories. Now, in a push towards ‘simplicity and familiarity,’ Microsoft has removed its Highlights feature and made a few other changes to the Skype interface.

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Skype Stories August 6

Last month, Microsoft rolled out a major update to Skype that brought features such as free HD video calls, call recording, and more. While the update was meant to replace Skype 7.0, now commonly referred to Skype Classic, Microsoft says it is extending support for Skype 7.0…

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Skype Stories July 16

Starting this month, Skype users will be able record video calls natively within the Mac and iOS apps. The new cloud-based feature will work with group calls as well as capturing screen sharing.

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