Skype is now baked into Windows 8.1, Xbox One, and Outlook.com. But until Windows Phone gains momentum and the wireless carriers chill out, it will never become a mobile standby.
Microsoft has integrated Outlook.com with Skype in several countries, including the U.K., the U.S. and Germany, offering users the ability to tap Skype functions and contacts from within the interface of the webmail application.
Microsoft upgrades its Skype app to add HD video, while offering mobile users a chance to tap into its "live data" business intelligence app for Excel.
Skype's great for chatting, but it could be more collaborative. With the IDroo whiteboard add-on, you can communicate visually.
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The Clownfish for Skype add-on translates to and from over 50 languages as you type. It's not perfect, but it's convenient and gives you the gist of what's said.
In Skype, backing up is hard to do. G-Recorder not only backs up your chats, it backs them up to Gmail.
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer outlines how Microsoft plans to reinvent the future of documents, collaboration, anticipatory data, and gaming.
Microsoft helped the National Security Agency circumvent the company's own encryption in order to conduct surveillance on email accounts through Outlook.com, according to a new report in the Guardian.
Microsoft realigns groups by function rather than platform or product, aiming for a smoother development cycle internally, and a smoother user experience externally.