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Skype's new Windows 8.1 version

Apr 3 2014, 1:57pm CDT | by , in News | Microsoft Windows

Skype's new Windows 8.1 version
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You will be able to switch from voice calls to free video Skype calls straight from your in-call screen

There is going to be a new Skype for the new Windows 8.1 and we have got details on how this new Windows Phone 8.1-comaptible Skype app will work. This major OS update by Microsoft was announced only a day earlier and we already had the introduction for the Skype’s voice command support. But knowing there is going to be something new about the app with the new Windows is just not enough.

A press released has been issued by Skype itself which has leaked a couple of videos and changelog and from this we get clear details of what exactly the new app will bring. Skype integration with the Windows Phone 8.1 is going to be the most notable addition and because there is going to be a system-wide support, you will be able to switch from voice calls to free video Skype calls straight from your in-call screen. In case you want to see a demo video, you can find it on the internet. Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 will also integrate with People hub and this will allow users to makje HD video Skype calls straight from the phonebooks. In addition, Microsoft's intelligent assistant Cortana can also be used to make calls through Skype even when your hands are busy.

 

source: skype

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