Microsoft Wi-Fi may help you get connected when cellular towers are out of range

A leak revealed Microsoft Wi-Fi, a planned paid service that provides access to millions of hotspots domestic and international. It's a cross-platform service and appears to be a rebranding of Skype Wi-Fi.
Android Army

Microsoft Office and Skype to be preinstalled on new Sony and LG Android tablets

Microsoft's suite of apps, including Office and Skype, will come preinstalled on Android devices from Sony and LG thanks to a new agreement between the companies to bring Microsoft's services to more users.

Speak Spanish without knowing Spanish: Microsoft’s Skype Translator tool is now available

Microsoft's Skype Translator has exited limited testing and is now available for anyone to download. It supports a limited number of languages for now, but the software is quite impressive.
Social Media

Goodbye Skype? Facebook adds free video calling to Messenger

Ideal for anyone that's a power user of the Facebook Messenger application, the social network has launched support for a new video calling feature that works on mobile devices as well as desktop computers.

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.
Home Theater

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.