Microsoft brings Skype to Amazon Fire phone

By | July 24, 2014


Microsoft, the newly self-inspired “platforms and productivity” company, is making good on its charter by continuing to develop versions of its productivity tools to all platforms, not just Windows. On July 23rd, Microsoft announced Skype to Amazon Fire phone and it will be available fro public at Amazon App Store later this month.

This is not the first time Microsoft is offering software to Amazon device, Skype already is available for Kindle Fire HDX and HD tablets. Microsoft offer updates for Skype more often to all the platforms to enhance the productivity and usability. Few days back, Microsoft has launched an update to Skype Android to just enhance the Skype experience to the users.

Through a widget that is visible from Fire’s Carousel, users can see their notifications and chats at a glance, without launching the Skype app at all and even can open chats with a one-click. Finally, the customized Skype 3D icon and notification center show Skype’s use of Fire phone’s innovative Dynamic Perspective technology.

At the event, Nadella said,

[quote]We are clear that our experiences are going to be available on all devices. We have a specific goal for multiple Microsoft applications to be available on every home screen.[/quote]

If you own Amazon Fire phone, then must comment your experience of using Skype on it with our readers.