Skype for BlackBerry 10 Updated – Adds Cloud Based Chats, Performance Improvements and More

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Skype for BlackBerry 10 has received an update this morning. The new version doesn’t bring a ton of new things to the app, but we’ll take it anyways. Skype for BlackBerry 10 v4.9.507.46973 change log: Cloud based chats Updated registration flow MOS rating Performance improvements Various bug fixes If you’re a heavy Skype user, or…

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BlackBerry Considering Skype-like VoIP BBM Service

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We’ve long wondered if BlackBerry would ever push BBM into the arenas of services like Skype and Viber. David Proulx, BlackBerry’s Senior Director of BBM Business Development, said BBM voice will continue to remain free although the company hasn’t ruled out offering VoIP services like Skype. “The Skype model is one possibility. There are also other…

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BBM Compared to Competition – Here’s How It Stacks Up

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BBM is finally venturing into uncharted waters of the multi-platform instant messenger game. Since BBM’s release on iOS and Android, total monthly active BBM users comes to about 85 Million. However, some of BBM’s competition has quite the lead in terms of user base. WhatsApp, recently acquired by Facebook, has over 450 Million active users,…

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Skype for BlackBerry 10 Updated with New UI

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Skype for BlackBerry 10 has finally been updated. The app is still labeled as “preview”, despite being the fully functioning Android version. Besides a new UI, the Skype for BlackBerry 10 app also allows you to use your Windows Live login. With the free Skype app for BlackBerry 10, you can: Skype to Skype IMs,…

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Skype for BlackBerry 10 Updated to 3.2.439.50

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Skype has a new update to their preview app. Version 3.2.439.50 is rolling out to users. The new Skype features the following changelog: Bug fixes in Preview window and when switching cameras during Video calling Improvements in contact search in Skype Directory Easy Skype Credit purchase from within the Skype app Stability improvements and other…

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Skype Available for Preview on the BlackBerry Z10

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When BlackBerry Live arrives in a few weeks, Z10 owners should be able to find Skype in BlackBerry World, and download it to their heart’s content.  Skype, as many of you know, is the #1 video chatting platform in the world.  The arrival of Skype for BlackBerry is a great step for BlackBerry as it…

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Skype for BlackBerry 10 on Q10 (Video)

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Skype is officially releasing for BlackBerry 10. However, it is currently only available for the BlackBerry Q10. Though, within two weeks, Skype will be available for the BlackBerry Z10. The BlackBerry 10 Skype app is an Android port. Although, BlackBerry worked closely with Microsoft to make Skype a more customized Android port. Hopefully Skype will…

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