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  1. Jamie McKane

    Skype to add real-time captions to calls

    Skype to add real-time captions to calls Microsoft has added the option to show subtitles when you're in a Skype call. The live captions and subtitles will be "fast, continuous, and contextually updated as people speak," said the software giant.
  2. RedViking

    Zoom Video Conferencing (Skype Alternative)

    Skype is not the way it used to be. We'll the 'free' one anyways. Some love it, most hate it. And I have been looking for an alternative for while now. I've tried other software like Discord, but it didn't work for me. It seems the Freelance community I am involved with (aka Filipinos) use...
  3. RedViking

    Webcam, what to buy? (Advice Needed)

    Ave! I am looking for a webcam below R1000. Any suggestions on what would be good for the price range? It will be used for conference calling etc. Here is the top results on takealot, anyone of them good?
  4. Jamie McKane

    Do you use Skype on a daily basis?

    Do you use Microsoft's Skype messaging application every day?
  5. Jamie McKane

    Don't Skype me - How Microsoft turned consumers against its software

    Don't Skype me - How Microsoft turned consumers against its software It's relatively easy these days to find critics of Skype, the popular online calling service that Microsoft acquired in 2011 for $8.5 billion. Former devotees routinely gripe on social media that the software has become...
  6. M

    Skype can't fix a nasty security bug without a massive code rewrite

    Skype can't fix a nasty security bug without a massive code rewrite
  7. L

    Cheapest way to call the UK?

    I'd like to call the UK, what's the cheapest way to do this?
  8. Newsfeed

    Skype desktop app gets a big overhaul

    Skype desktop app gets a big overhaul The redesigned Skype desktop app has launched.
  9. M

    Skype problems since around late 2016

    I first registered a Skype number in mid 2015 when I headed off to England and Ireland for 6 months. I use it for business, I have an SA number as well as a UK number. The service worked incredibly well; I seldom had a bad line or issue such as no sound. Over the last year or so I have...
  10. Newsfeed

    Cortana now in Skype

    Cortana now in Skype Skype is bringing Cortana, Microsoft’s intelligent assistant, to its platform.
  11. Newsfeed

    Doing technical and coding interviews over Skype

    Doing technical and coding interviews over Skype Skype has launched a preview feature that helps recruiters conduct technical and coding interviews.
  12. Newsfeed

    Skype launches new desktop preview

    Skype launches new desktop preview A new preview version of Skype is available on desktop computers, which includes new features and enhancements.
  13. Newsfeed

    Skype gets support for integrated PayPal payments

    Skype gets support for integrated PayPal payments Microsoft now allows Skype users to send money to their contacts using PayPal.
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    Massive Skype outage reported

    Massive Skype outage reported Skype users from around the world are reporting connectivity problems.
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    The latest messaging service to copy Snapchat is Skype

    The latest messaging service to copy Snapchat is Skype Microsoft has announced a major redesign for the Skype mobile app, which includes a new “Highlights” feature that lets users temporarily show photos and videos to contacts.
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    Moving to VOIP Home use

    Hi Guys So my house has a Telkom Telephone, which is on a closer plan, this incurs cost of line rental, then the closer plan + any calls So I have been looking at moving over to Skype. A Skype number costs $60 for the year If you bundle this with a monthly subscription you will get a...
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Skype for Linux – Beta now available

    Skype for Linux – Beta now available Skype for Linux has moved from Alpha to Beta, and includes features which make the service easier to use.
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    Skype Wi-Fi killed

    Skype Wi-Fi killed Microsoft announced it is discontinuing its Skype Wi-Fi service on 31 March 2017.
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    Skype Lite unveiled

    Skype Lite unveiled Microsoft has launched Skype Lite, the company’s fastest and smallest app to date, which was designed specifically for use in India.
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    New ways to express yourself on Skype

    New ways to express yourself on Skype Skype has unveiled four new ways to express yourself on Android and iOS devices. “We’re testing these new features through Skype Preview for Android and iOS,” said the company.
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