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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...

Microsoft has new Skype Certified webcams and headsets

03/06/2012, Getting peripherals that have certification from a certain hardware or software company might be a wee bit more expensive, but at least it offers peace of mind, as you know for sure that it will work when plugged in, no matter what. For folks who spend...

Skype beta for Windows Phone doesn’t work in the background

02/29/2012, The Skype beta for Windows Phone was launched a couple of days ago and it looks like there are some major flaws spotted for the app. According to reports online – the app doesn’t work in the background. Despite Windows Phone 7.5′s limited...

Skype: 34 million people online

02/27/2012, Last week Skype reported hitting an all-time high of 32 million users online at the same time. Well today, the VOIP service has reported that it has managed to surpass the milestone. According to Skype, they hit 34 million users who were online at the...

Skype for Windows Phone beta launched

02/27/2012, [MWC 2012] After what seemed like forever, it looks like Skype for Windows Phone is finally here. At MWC 2012 during Nokia’s event, they announced that Skype app for Windows Phone is now in beta and should be available for download from the Windows...

Skype: over 32 million signed in at the same time

02/24/2012, We all know that Skype is a pretty popular VOIP/instant messaging service, but do you know how many people use it? At least 32 million. According to an announcement from Skype, the company passed a new milestone yesterday when it had 32 million people...

Free Skype WiFi at MWC

02/23/2012, The showfloor madness at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona that will kick off next week is going to test even seasoned journalists to the maximum, as they select just which press conferences they should attend, and ensure that the amount of coverage...

Skype for Windows offers Group Screen Sharing

02/02/2012, You know, video conferences are no longer something as simple as sitting in front of your webcam, while making sure you do not get up from your seat because you do not want to be caught in a situation where your colleagues see you as wearing only half a...

Skype app available for Symbian Belle

02/02/2012, If you happen to rock to a Symbian Belle device from Nokia, then be prepared to whoop for joy – it seems that the Skype app has been updated to reflect the Belle user interface, while the feel as well as overlal performance has been improved....

Skype for Windows Phone beta arriving soon?

02/01/2012, Even though Microsoft acquired Skype quite awhile ago, the Skype app still has yet to make an appearance on Windows Phone. But if reports online turn out to be true, the wait could be almost over. Apparently Microsoft employees have been recently notified...

Windows Phone Skype app going gold soon

01/15/2012, [CES 2012] It seems that Microsoft’s Windows Phone Skype app is well on its way to being gold, as Skype’s VP of products, Rick Osterloh, recently revealed that Microsoft’s Skype division is “working on a Windows Phone product that...