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Skype Translator Now Available for Free Download for Live Spanish to English Translation

May 13th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Skype Translator Now Available for Free Download for Live Spanish to English Translation

For years, we’ve been hearing about how Microsoft was developing a translate feature for Skype. Now, that feature has been tested to a point where it’s ready to hit the market. And yes, it’s exactly as futuristic and cool as you thought it would be. Microsoft announced the general release of Skype Translator on May 12, 2015. The service isn’t yet an included default feature in Skype,

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Beware of Malicious Apps Being Delivered on Skype

Jan 10th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

A few updates ago, Skype added advertisements to its world-famous messaging software. Unfortunately, users are reporting that some of those advertisements are malicious and trying to trick users into downloading spyware. Skype’s advertisements appear at the top of the screen in the form of a banner as well as on the main “Home” page in the form of a square box advertisement. They’re rel

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Skype Finally Releases Free Group Video Calling for PC and Xbox One

Apr 25th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Skype Finally Releases Free Group Video Calling for PC and Xbox One

For years, Skype has been my favorite communications platform. From friends to colleagues, I use Skype to keep in touch every day no matter where I am. That’s why I’m excited that Skype is finally unveiling a group video calling feature. Skype’s group video calling is designed to compete head to head against services like Google Hangouts. Skype announced the news on its blog earlier to

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Did You Know that Skype Constantly Exposes Your Location to the Entire World? Here’s What You Can Do To Protect Yourself

Mar 29th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Did You Know that Skype Constantly Exposes Your Location to the Entire World? Here’s What You Can Do To Protect Yourself

Skype is a popular program used by people all over the world. Skype connects businesses with one another and lets foreign exchange students talk to their parents back home for free. But there’s one thing that you probably didn’t know about Skype: it leaks sensitive information about you to the outside world. In fact, Skype constantly exposes your internet address to the entire world. And un

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Microsoft disables Windows Live Messenger, forces us to use Skype

Nov 8th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Microsoft disables Windows Live Messenger, forces us to use Skype

If you’re one of the few people who continue to use Windows Live Messenger, then you’re in for a rude awakening: Microsoft recently announced that it was getting rid of Windows Live Messenger and focusing solely on Skype as its method of communication between users. Windows Live Messenger will stop servicing all countries in the first quarter of 2013. At that point, Messenger users can swit

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