Skype, the most popular instant messenger, has updated its application for the Windows 8 machines. The latest version of the Skype for Windows 8 now comes with contact blocking and few other tweaks to improve the overall performance.
The all new contact blocking option allows you to control over who can contact you and gives you the ability to block contacts. Furthermore, you can also choose to remove or report a contact request as spam.
Skype for Windows 8 1.6 also comes with improved loading speed and reliability across the app, which results in a better contact load speeds. The update also offers fix for a number issues from the previous releases.
The latest version of Skype can be downloaded from the Windows Store.