Move over Viber, WhatsApp can make calls now, too

The popular messaging app WhatsApp has just released a voice calling feature for iOS, after having rolled it out on Android a month ago.

Keep tabs on who uses your personal computer with this simple guide

Ever wonder what happens with your home computer while you're out of the house? Our simple guide will have you keeping tabs on your at-home PC in no time, whether using your computer's built-in webcam, an activity tracker, or a simple…

Skype Translator Preview brings real time text and voice translation to your desktop

Microsoft thinks that Skype Translator, which translates both text and voice conversations in real time, will "pave the way for a more personal and more human era of computing." We tested to see if the hype is true.

New screenshots show how Skype will work in Windows 10

With Skype in Windows 10, Microsoft is looking for one communications platform to rule them all across desktop, Web and mobile — and it's been showing off preview images to prove it.
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Sunday dinner lives! Skype adds free group video chat to 2014 Samsung smart TVs

A recent update to Skype's Samsung Smart TV app allows for free group video chatting for up to three people at a time on 2014 models.

Skype releases preview version of its almost-instant language translation tool

Skype has been talking about its Skype Translator tool for some time, but now it's finally letting interested users take it for a spin. At this early stage, however, it can only handle English and Spanish, though more languages…

There's an easier way to get your Skype on now

Microsoft has started to roll out Skype for Web browsers, so if you want to get in touch with friends using the service but find yourself on a computer without the software already downloaded, you're all set.

Microsoft now offering $400+ worth of services for $199

You'll have to go to one of Microsoft's brick-and-mortar stores to take advantage of the deal, but that's quite a savings if you're a big Microsoft fan.

Microsoft launches a sign up page for its upcoming Skype Translator tool

Microsoft just opened a sign up page for its upcoming Skype Translator tool. Learn more here.

Skype joins short video messaging party a few years late with Qik

Skype Qik lets user send short video messages to their friends. The videos disappear after two weeks, just like Snapchat. It's available on the three major OSs.

The 9 best video chat applications for Android and iPhone

Though still relatively new, video chat clients help you connect with people all around the globe. Check out our list of the best video chat apps for iOS and Android.

Microsoft scraps Skype for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft has announced it's scrapping Skype for Windows Phone 7. Although it says the software will become inoperable on WP7 devices "within the next few weeks," many users are already reporting that the app has stopped working.