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Skype for Windows 8 announced

10/22/2012, It goes without saying, Microsoft, who owns Skype, will be working to roll out a new version of Skype. This should not come across as a surprise considering how Microsoft, too, has a new Windows operating system for the masses known as Windows 8, so it...

Skype hits 280 million plus user mark

10/18/2012, The giant that is Skype continues moving forward without showing any signs of slowing down, where some say that this is a good thing. After getting acquired by Microsoft, Skype continued to claim new users that number in the millions, and Microsoft has...

Skype ‘worm’ malware infects Windows PCs

10/09/2012, Today would be the day where Mac users are able to poke fun at Windows users, as Skype, the VoIP software of choice for many, is the platform that hackers used to distribute a “worm” which will infect only Windows-powered computers. How do you...

PS Vita gets updated Skype app

10/02/2012, So you happen to own Sony’s latest handheld console, the PS Vita, and have been enjoying every single minute of it so far. You know what they say – all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, which was what led you to purchase the PS Vita in...

Skype for Peace crowd-funding campaign launched

09/21/2012, Crowd-funding is an idea that has definitely taken off in a big way, where we have seen some interesting devices and ideas being implemented, while others were swept aside because no one bought the idea. Heck, even VoIP giants Skype has stepped forward...

Skype with Metro-inspired design expected to launch soon

09/17/2012, According to the folks at The Verge, it seems like we can expect to see a Skype update coming in time for the holidays and possibly as early as next month. Apart from the usual expected bug fixes and improvements, it seems that the highlight of this...

Skype Opus audio codec makes communication clearer and easier

09/12/2012, Skype, the company that made VoIP communications famous around the world and has used their SILK audio codec since 2009 to serve over 750 billion Skype-to-Skype minutes, is back with a new idea of developing and standardizing a codec that was specially...

Skype used to present thesis by students

09/05/2012, Nearly a week ago, we talked about how Skype turned 9 – and just what other kinds of novel application can we see Skype being used for? Well, how about using the famous VoIP application to present your thesis via an online class? Doctorate student...

Skype turns 9 today

08/29/2012, How far have we come since the invention of the telephone (which was obviously preceded by other kinds of long distance communication tools such as smoke signals and messenger pigeons), and fast forward to today, we are able to keep in touch with folks...

Skype for Metro leaked

08/17/2012, Check out the leaked Skype for Metro that was perused by the good people over at Neowin. This particular app is currently in its preview state, although initial impressions have proved to be favorable where it is said to deliver relatively solid...

Skype Cards introduced for the Mexican market

08/08/2012, Those who use Skype in sunny Mexico will soon be able to enjoy the entire slew of benefits of Skype products right there and then at their fingertips thanks to the introduction of Skype Cards, where it will also pave the way for one to enjoy Skype’s...

Petropolis lets you Skype with your pet

08/08/2012, Some of us absolutely love our furry friends, which is a good thing. There needs to be more love after all, and we have seen our fair share of animal cruelty in the past. Having said that, those of us who own dogs and cats find it rather difficult to plan...