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Skype for Android updated with faster startup time

04/27/2012, Heads up Android Skype users, it looks like an update for your VoIP app is now available for download. While this isn’t a major update, there are some changes that the update has brought that we’re sure will be welcome by Android users who rely on...

Skype for Windows Phone runs on Nokia Lumia 610

04/24/2012, We do know that Skype for Windows Phone was launched officially a couple of days ago, and there were some concerns that the mobile version of the VoIP app is unable to run on Windows Phone devices that had a mere 256MB RAM. Well, it seems that it is not...

Skype makes its way onto the PlayStation Vita

04/24/2012, Heads up PlayStation Vita owners, it looks like your handheld gaming console will be getting one additional new feature later on today. Sony has announced that later today, Skype for the PlayStation Vita will be available for download via the PlayStation...

Skype for Windows Phone has landed

04/22/2012, At long last, Skype for Windows Phone is now available a couple of months after the beta version was announced at Mobile World Congress, and launched a short while after that. The official Skype for Windows is now available over at the Windows Phone...

Skype for Browsers project revealed in Microsoft job postings

04/16/2012, Microsoft, who gobbled up Skype last year, has just uploaded a bunch of job postings which will see Skype arrive on a web browser. The job postings point towards vacancies for software development engineers, and do mention that the Skype web app will be...

Skype sees use by emergency.lu during Disaster Relief

04/09/2012, emergency.lu, a global public good that is supported by the government of Luxembourg, was introduced late last year. The whole idea was to offer a rapid response solution for disaster relief and humanitarian operations. This solution will cover the whole...

Skype for String (April Fool’s)

04/01/2012, Remember how as a kid you played with this particular toy, which is essentially a science experiment to demonstrate how sound travels? You hold a tin can or paper cup on one end, which is attached to a similar can or paper cup on the other via a string,...

Skype Shop updated

03/30/2012, If you’ve ever wanted to get started with Skype and you’re not sure where to begin, the recently updated Skype Shop has all the answers you need. Everything you need to make Skype calls from your computer, TV, home phone, and more can be...

Skype offers unlimited calls to Brazil and Russia

03/28/2012, Skype has been helping couples remain connected in a long distance relationship for the longest time already, not to mention making sure that family and friends alike are able to keep in touch with one another at a minimal fee – free at times, too....

Bing to Reward users with Skype Credit

03/27/2012, Bing and Skype fans have a new reason to rejoice. Microsoft announced today on the official Bing blog that it will be rolling out new rewards for Bing users. Over the next few days, it will be adding Skype Credit to the Bing Rewards redemption center. For...

Skype for iPad updated to retina display

03/26/2012, Skype has released an update to their iPad app that has been tuned to the Retina display. This mainly means that the many icons are now available in high-definition, and that the user-interface (UI) is clean and sharp. Overall, the experience remains very...

Skype to bring tech into classrooms with DonorsChoose.org

03/21/2012, Skype has previously made clear its intentions in the classroom with its Skype in the Classroom dedicated Skype network, and now the company has announced a new program to bring tech into classrooms. Partnering with DonorsChoose.org, Skype will be...

Musician uses Skype to perform for his fans

03/14/2012, Besides using Skype for instant messaging and video chats, a musician has found a way to use the service to his advantage – by giving his fans personal one on one concerts over the internet. Denison Witmer, a singer/songwriter, had to turn down a tour...

Skype 5.6 for Mac released

03/06/2012, Great news for Skype users on Mac computers – Skype has announced the release of a new update for its VoIP client. The update brings Skype up to version 5.6 and introduces a bunch of new features such as: automatic updates (you no longer have to...