Skype has been optimised for lower-end mobile devices

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 March 2018

Microsoft is rolling out a trimmed down version of Skype for Android devices sporting 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) to 5.1 (Lollipop) of the operating system. FULL STORY >


Using Skype Translator to ensure that nothing gets lost in translation

By Staff Writer 4 March 2016

Skype for Business product marketing manager, Chantal de Menezes, explains how the platform's Translator tools enhance communication. FULL STORY >


Enabling the connected workforce through Skype for Business

By Staff Writer 9 February 2016

With productivity centred around conversations, Microsoft has recently integrated a new set of features to increase the collaborative capabilities of Skype for Business. FULL STORY >


Skype adds a set of new tools to its Android app

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 January 2016

In an effort to improve the productivity of its Android app, Skype has added the ability to schedule calls via Outlook and open Office documents straight from the app. FULL STORY >


Latest Skype update for Android adds ability to save video messages

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 November 2015

The latest Skype update for Android, 6.1.1, will allow users to save voice messages, along with advanced search and conversation management. FULL STORY >


Skype 6.4 for Android will bring support for Android Wear

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 September 2015

The latest version of Skype, 6.4 has been updated to support functionality for Android Wear on wearables like the Moto 360, Huawei Watch and LG Watch Urbane. FULL STORY >


Skype’s growing and engaged SA community offers marketing opportunity to local brands

By Staff Writer 9 March 2015

South Africa’s large Skype community – 1.5 million users and growing – offers advertisers access to one of the country’s most deeply engaged and active digital audiences. FULL STORY >


Microsoft hits home run with Windows 10 event

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 January 2015

After taking much heat following Windows 8 in 2012, plus going through a recent CEO change, Microsoft came out swinging with an impressive Windows 10 event last night. FULL STORY >


Cheaper Microsoft Nextbook tablets land at Makro

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 November 2014

Microsoft SA has partnered with Makro to debut two new competitively priced Nextbook tablets. FULL STORY >


Local winner of Microsoft's Imagine Cup fly flag internationally

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 June 2014

After winning the local leg of Microsoft's Imagine Cup, Super Sea Dragons goes one step further and claims the Skype Award during the online semi finals of the international competition. FULL STORY >


Hotmail is no more, long live Outlook.com

By Hanleigh Daniels 6 May 2013

Microsoft completes the migration process for all Hotmail users to Outlook.com. FULL STORY >


Skype receives version 6.1 update

By Ryan Noik 11 January 2013

VOIP application Skype, has received a new update, which offers better integration with Outlook amongst other features. FULL STORY >


What you need to know - Skype DUALphone 4088

By Hanleigh Daniels 12 November 2012

Tired of forking out for high landline and cellular phone bills? The Skype DUALphone enables users to make Skype calls and phone landline numbers as well. FULL STORY >


Microsoft is merging Messenger with Skype

By Hanleigh Daniels 7 November 2012

Microsoft is retiring its Messenger IM app, replacing it with Skype as the sole IM client and video chat app. FULL STORY >


Skype 1.0 for Windows Phone OS now available

By Hanleigh Daniels 24 April 2012

Microsoft makes version 1.0 of Skype for Windows Phone Mango-powered smartphones available for download. FULL STORY >

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