Microsoft adds info-hunting ‘Bot’ assistants to Skype for iPhone & iPad

Microsoft on Wednesday launched “Bots” for Skype, allowing people to search for information and content through the app’s messaging functions. At the moment there are only three official Bots connected to Microsoft’s Bing search service: Bing Music, Bing News, and Bing Images. Bing Music, for instance, can track down information about a particular song. Future […]

Skype, Snapchat, other iOS apps add 3D Touch commands, Apple blocks weight scale app

With Skype for iPhone, users can now press down on the app’s homescreen icon to display a range of Quick Actions. Inside the app users can “peek” into shared locations, photos, contacts and URLs, as well as recent conversations, displaying instant messages or live video calls. The latest Snapchat update adds a pair of Quick […]

Skype for BlackBerry 10 updated with new design and more

Still making use of Skype on BlackBerry 10? If so, there’s a brand new update waiting for you in BlackBerry World. Noted as v6.1.0.16424, this update brings the app in line with that of the Android version available on Google Play and as such, shares pretty much the same changelog, meaning there’s a new look […]

Skype rolls out bug fix update for BlackBerry 10

  That’s what we have to assume it is anyway given there’s no change log to go along with the latest release. Skype did have a pretty widespread bug become known earlier wherein sending “http://:” without the quotes crashed the instant messaging service. The bug affected Skype for Windows, Android and iOS, but not the […]