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 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.
iPhone users of Skype should look out for a major update scheduled to roll out in the coming days. Skype 5.0 is described as "the biggest change ever" for the software, with an all-new design and new features on the way.
Attempting to put an end to language barriers within digital communication, Skype Translator is a new feature slated for late 2014 that will provide real-time language translation during a Skype voice chat.
When it launches in the coming months, Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 will allow users to jump mid-call from a regular cellular connection to a Skype video chat, and also enable a call to be set up using Cortana, its just-unveiled voice-activated assistant.
Skype may be the premiere voice-over-IP service, but it's not the best when it comes to capturing the moment. Check out our straightforward guide on how to record a Skype call, whether you're looking for either free or premium options for Windows or Mac OS X.