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Microsoft Is Bringing Skype Calling To Amazon Echo Devices

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

In short: Microsoft announced , shortly after Amazon's big hardware event , that it would be bringing Skype over to Alexa devices - primarily Echo devices. Allowing users to call each other using their Echo device. Skype users will be able to make and accept both voice and video calls over their Alexa device, of course, the video calls will really only work on devices that have a screen. Microsoft says that Skype calling for Alexa will be rolling out later this year. There's no specific date yet for when exactly it will be available.
Background: Amazon has already rolled out voice and...
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You'll soon be able to make Skype calls from your Alexa device

You'll soon be able to make Skype calls from your Alexa device

2 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Amazon has its own voice calling service built into Alexa devices , but if you wanted to use your Alexa-powered hardware to make Skype calls instead, this will be possible before long. Microsoft has just announced that Skype calling is coming to Alexa devices, and will be rolling out “later this year”, so within the next few months. This will mean that you will be able to make and receive voice calls from your Echo , or indeed video calls if you have a device with a display. It doesn't matter what the recipient's hardware is, of course, so you obviously aren't restricted to just calling...
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Skype Calling Features Coming to Alexa Devices Later This Year

Skype Calling Features Coming to Alexa Devices Later This Year

2 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Microsoft has revealed that Skype is coming to Alexa devices. The partnership between Microsoft and Amazon means that owners of devices in Amazon's Echo range will soon be able to make outgoing Skype voice and video calls, accept incoming Skype calls, and also make SkypeOut calls to most phone numbers around the world.
Announcing the upcoming feature in a blog post , Microsoft said device owners will be able to say something like "Alexa, call Jimmy on Skype," or if Jimmy is calling you on Skype, they'll be able to say, "Alexa, answer."
This isn't the first time Amazon and Microsoft has...
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Skype calling is coming to Alexa devices

Skype calling is coming to Alexa devices

2 monthes ago   |   By Geeky Gadgets

Microsoft has announced that it will be releasing Skype calling to Amazon's range of Alexa devices later this year. You will be able to use devices like the new Alexa show to make a video cal using Skype and also other Alexa enabled devices from regular Skype calls. We are excited to bring Skype calling...
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Alexa Will Support Skype Calling Later This Year

Alexa Will Support Skype Calling Later This Year

2 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Amazon's Alexa-enabled devices allow users to do all kind of things, ranging from making appointments, setting reminders, checking the news, weather, traffic, and controlling smart home gadgets, just to name a few. However if VoIP calls are something you'd like to see Alexa do, then you might be pleased to learn that Skype calls will be supported by Alexa soon. In an announcement on the Skype blog , Microsoft has announced a partnership with Amazon in which they will be bringing Skype call support onto Alexa devices in the near future. Neither Microsoft nor Amazon mentioned a release date...
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