Tag Archives: Skype

Skype gets removed from App Store as company prepares 5.0 update

If you’ve been searching the App Store recently for the popular video chat app Skype, you may have noticed that the service is strangely absent from the iOS App Store. However, not to worry because the company has pulled its app for a good reason: it’s preparing the new 5.0 app which includes a complete redesign and some new features as well. Below is…

5 apps I couldn’t live without – Nic’s choices

Despite loving everything about my iPhone and the iOS platform, I’ve never been the sort to constantly browse the App Store with the hope of finding something new and quirky. I’m more laid back, happy with what my iPhone can already do and not really bothered with what else is out there. I do, however, have a handful of apps installed that I…

Skype for iOS gets push notifications and 2-way HD on A7 devices

Skype for iOS has been updated on both the iPhone and iPad. Version 4.1.7 now brings push chat notifications, so that you can still receive updates from your conversations when the Skype app is closed. Also added to chat is much faster syncing across all your devices. What’s more, Skype’s iPhone and iPad apps now support HD video calling on the iPhone…

Skype for iPhone and iPad get redesigned for iOS 7

The ever-popular VoIP service Skype has just been updated with a fresh visual redesign iOS 7. We’ve had to wait a little while, but the Microsoft-owned app for both iPhone and iPad has finally been refreshed to match iOS 7′s new look and feel. The new version clearly fits in with iOS 7 and has incorporated the new design language well. Skype’s design…

Skype for iOS gets HD video calls

Skype has updated its iOS apps to allow support for HD video calling. The update allows users to make HD quality video calls, alongside a bunch of more general improvements to call quality and stability. I’ve never found Skype’s connectivity or quality to be particularly consistent, so its awesome to see Skype making steps to improve that. Sadly,…

Skype launches video messaging service

Skype has just launched a video messaging service that you can use right now from your iOS, OS X, Windows, Android, or BlackBerry device running the Skype application. You can do it right now from any of those devices following some very, very simple steps outlined on the Skype site or in the video above: First, tap the “video message”…

App Watch: Skype and Dropbox updated with cool new features

Two pretty major updates today to two popular applications. Both Dropbox and Skype have been refreshed with some interesting new features. Firstly, Dropbox for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch has been given a new lease of life with the ability to enable push notifications for shared folders. Essentially, you’ll get a pop-up message telling you when the…