Skype co-founder backs new messaging app, Wire, which releases today for download.

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Janus Friis, one of the co-founders of Skype, is backing a new messaging app that promises “simple, beautiful conversions on your desktop”. Wire, which released today for download, is trying to snag some of the overcrowded messaging market by trying to lure users with its elegant ...

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Skype version 4.7 for Android brings significant battery savings

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“Imagine being able to leave Skype running on your phone all day without having to worry about your battery life.” That’s how Skype are promoting their latest version of the popular app, promising to rid the battery woes that has plagued the app for sometime. Version 4.7 of ...

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Skype: Our mobile experience could be better

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Skype is a very inconsistent experience, especially when compared to it’s iOS counterpart. It seems, however, that Skype are fully aware of this. They just took to their blog to reassure loyal Android users that they are working hard to improve the service. We know that as users have ...

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Skype for Android updated, brings new features for tablet users

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Microsoft has decided to upgrade the famous video calling application Skype with some new features, and the version 4.5 is now available at the Google Play Store. There are crash and bug fixes for Nexus 5 and latest Samsung phones, but also there is some good news for tablet users. As ...

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50 Android apps you must install before the world ends

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Get the most out of your Android phone or tablet with these essential apps and games.

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Multi-client chat app imo adds NFC support, enhanced location sharing

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Multiple chat and Instant Message app imo have announced that they have released an updated version of its Android app.  The new version (2.7.5) sees the integration of two key location-based components, Near Field Communication (NFC) and location sharing.  Should you ever run into another imo ...

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Win a Galaxy Tab 10.1 from AndroidGuys and Skype!

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We're running a two-week contest to give away one of the hottest Android tablets in the world.

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In Brief: TripIt, Skype, and Twitter update Android apps

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Three of our favorite Android apps get updated in the same day!

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Skype 2.6 for Android brings photo and video sharing

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Microsoft, since purchasing Skype, has launched several updates for their Android application, and today another one is being released. This update brings the video calling ability to different Android devices. Skype 2.6 for Android allow users to send photos and videos to their friends and ...

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Skype 2.5 Adds Video Chat Support for 14 New Devices, Including Galaxy Tab 10.1

The Skype blog put a post up yesterday, notifying readers and followers of a new version of their Android application. Released today, v2.5 adds support for video chat on an additional 14 devices, including the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Motorola XOOM. What’s more, the update also includes the ...

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Updated Skype App Supports Video Chat for 17 Additional Devices

A new version (2.1.0.46) of Skype has landed in the Android Market today, adding video chat support to another 17 devices.  The total now sits at 21 supported Android handsets and includes a few notable handsets such as the EVO 4G, Thunderbolt, and Xperia PLAY.  The caveat here is that if ...

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Skype Hits Android With Video Calling, Limited To Few Devices

Skype is one of the leading applications for video and voice calling. It’s been available for Android for some time, but unfortunately there was no video capability. It was recently launched for iPhone 4 with video calling, as the iPhone 4 sports a front-facing camera. More recent Android ...

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June 30th Thunderbolt Update Brings Gingerbread, Skype

Our friends over at Phandroid have gotten their hands on what appears to be a leaked document from Verzion, and it brings good news for Thunderbolt owners. The Thunderbolt is set to receive an update on June 30th that not only gives users the latest and greatest in the form of Android 2.3.4, ...

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Skype for HTC Thunderbolt Leaks to Internet

When it was announced that Skype was going to be on the HTC Thunderbolt at the time of release, eyes opened and the masses looking for VZW’s first 4G handset were excited.  This was good news!  I, for one, was excited at the idea of being able to Skype with my wife while at work.... Read More

Skype Acquires Qik for $100 Million

Today at CES, Skype announced their acquisition of Qik, the popular mobile video streaming and video calling service. The agreement was finalized at $100 million.

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