Skype Stories July 17, 2020

Skype iOS app finally gets background blur feature, 17 months after Mac

The Skype iOS app is finally getting the background blur feature that first landed on desktop versions of the app way back in February of last year …

Skype Stories April 22, 2020

One of the features that has made Zoom such a popular solution for video calls recently is support for custom backgrounds. After implementing similar Zoom-like features earlier this month, Skype is now adding support for custom backgrounds.

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Skype Stories April 3, 2020

Microsoft has made some nice improvements to its Skype video call service. Starting today, users don’t need to sign up for an account or download software to join cross-platform video conferences. There’s also a simpler interface that allows users to start a video call in just one click.

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Skype Stories August 29, 2019

Microsoft today has rolled out a handful of new features for messaging in the Skype application on iOS and Mac. There’s support for message drafts, bookmarks, and more with today’s update.

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Skype Stories August 15, 2019

Microsoft contractors are still listening to some requests made to its Cortana intelligent assistant, as well as some Skype calls.

The revelation follows decisions by Apple, Google, and Facebook to suspend their human review processes for now, and Amazon giving Alexa users the ability to opt-out

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Skype Stories April 12, 2019

Skype for iOS beta adds ability to share your iPhone and iPad screen with others

Skype has announced that it is planning to roll out screen sharing to its iOS and Android apps soon. The feature is currently included in the Skype Insider betas. Microsoft did not announce a public release timeframe but features usually roll out within a couple months.

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