Windows Phone 8 VoIP And Video Chat Support Will Allow Applications To Be Built-in And Run In The Background


There has been plenty of talk about when Skype on the Windows Phone would be updated to run in the background, and if it would also ever be built-in to the Windows Phone. Windows Phone 8 will actually bring VoIP and video chat support to all supported devices. This was announced as a feature of … [Read more...]

The Future Of Skype For Windows Phone Remains A Slow-Developing Mystery


Skype has been running under the Microsoft powerhouse for many months now, yet with the release of Skype on the Windows Phone OS recently, it just does not match up with a true Skype experience. Lets be honest, apart from the dilemma of Skype running well on the Nokia Lumia 610 or not, the … [Read more...]

Skype No Longer Available On Nokia Lumia 610


Despite the fact that Nokia performed some testing and claimed the application works just fine, Skype is no longer available for download on the Lumia 610. Although Nokia "proved" that the Skype application works fine on the Lumia 610, Skype performed extensive testing to assure these claims. Skype … [Read more...]

Nokia Confirms Skype For Windows Phone Works Well On 256 MB Devices, Despite ‘Necessary’ 512 MB RAM


When Skype officially launched on the Windows Phone, it was immediately known to many that the application would only work with a minimum 512 MB RAM. Since then, Nokia has performed internal tests with the Lumia 610 Windows Phone which proved the application works well on 256 MB RAM capped … [Read more...]

Skype Beta Ends – Full Version Now Available On Windows Phone Marketplace

skypeicon The promised full version April release of Skype on Windows Phone has been fulfilled. The official Skype for Windows Phone application is now available on the Windows Phone Marketplace as version, a final download size of 6 MB, 15 supported languages, and … [Read more...]

Skype For Windows Phone Beta Now Available – Final Release In April


Officially titled Skype for Windows Phone Beta, the application is now available to download for all Windows Phone users. Over at The Big Blog, the announcement was made with much excitement by VP of Product at Skype, Rick Osterloh. Skype for Windows Phone Beta* supports the most important Skype … [Read more...]

Skype For Windows Phone Due First Half Of 2012 – Full Integration With Apollo Update


Paul Thurrott brings us plenty of good (and finally more) news of Skype coming to the Windows Phone, in any form. Via his SuperSite Blog, Thurrott gives us a little insight on why Skype on Windows Phone was never released by the end of 2011 as expected, what Microsoft is planning in the end with … [Read more...]

Qik Now Also Part Of Microsoft Through Skype Deal


Well, this would make the $8.5 billion purchase of Skype by Microsoft a little more reasonable. Skype purchased Qik, the mobile video streaming service, for $151 million earlier this year. Microsoft has now confirmed that, of course, Qik is also part of the recent Microsoft-Skype deal. There is … [Read more...]