Sept 10, 2013 (Tue): Skype has released a pre-release version of Windows 8.1 and with it a first glimpse at a pre-release version of a fully built-in Skype app. With built-in app, users will be able to view missed calls and instant messages, and even allows the users to answer calls directly from the lock screen.
The Skype for Windows 8.1 gives users to do more while they are chatting with Skype. Users can adjust the size of the window, so that they can watch a show, listen to music or playing a game while Skype-ing. Besides, it also allows users click to call directly through Internet Explorer, which makes booking a restaurant reservation a faster and more productive experience.