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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...

Skype plays Big Brother on your conversations?

07/23/2012, To put it in a nutshell, Microsoft did not confirm that they are not snooping in on your Skype conversations, but what troubles us is the fact that neither did Microsoft deny on playing the role of Big Brother and have the capability of listening in to...

Skype boosts Xbox division quarter by 20%

07/19/2012, According to Microsoft, which released its quarterly results earlier today, the Xbox division has increased its revenues by 20%, but the credit goes entirely to the Skype acquisition that became official in May (that’s a huge number for Skype). The...

Skype updated to fix random messaging bug

07/17/2012, After confirming the existence of the random messaging bug on Skype, it looks like its developers have been hard at work to provide a fix to the solution. Skype announced on its blog today that over the next few days it will be rolling out the hotfix...