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Google Extends Free US and Canada Domestic Calling through 2012

12/13/2011, Google is doing it again and has made VOIP calls from GMail free for the USA and Canada through 2012. It’s Google’s gift for the Holidays and Google also reminds everyone that it also offers calls to the rest of the world at rates that it...

Say Merry Christmas with Skype

12/13/2011, If you’ve been sending out cards to your friends and family every season, and you’re getting tired of doing it, Skype has got the solution for you with its latest service: Say it with Skype. Launched earlier this year, Say it with Skype lets...

Skype 5.7 beta for Windows slightly updated

11/17/2011, Skype 5.7 beta for Windows (5.7.0.123, download link) has received an update which features a few new /better functionalities: Group screen sharing: First, groups can now use screen sharing. This was previously only working with a one to one video chat....

Brando’s Bluetooth handset TK2 could double up as a phone

11/16/2011, If you prefer the concept of a Bluetooth handset over a Bluetooth earpiece, Brando may have the solution for you with the Bluetooth Handset TK2, as pictured to the right above next to the iPhone. It basically acts and holds like a phone, which we’re...

Skype lets you send celebrity happy birthday video cards

11/15/2011, Want to surprise your friends and family with a birthday greeting from one of their favorite celebrities? Thanks to Skype you now can! And you don’t even have to spend a fortune doing it. Skype has just announced the launch of happy birthday...

Skype offers free Wi-Fi in the UK

11/03/2011, To celebrate Internet Week Europe, Microsoft’s VoIP component, Skype, has announced that they will be giving away free Skype Access for that continent, in particular, the UK. Just what is Skype Access? It is a single-click Internet access feature, ,...

Microsoft welcomes Skype officially

10/13/2011, We all know that Microsoft picked up Skype for a cool $8.5 billion in May earlier this year, with boards of directors from both Microsoft and Skype having approved the acquisition previously. Well, not much was heard concerning this merger since then, but...

Skype in-flight video call made on MSNBC TV

09/29/2011, Ever received or made a Skype video call to somebody who was on an airplane? I can’t say I have, but the folks over at MSNBC have, in a news segment shot yesterday. Time magazine’s senior political analyst, Mark Halperin, called up the studio...

Skype 2.5 for Android announced

09/29/2011, It was just recently that we brought you word that Skype for iOS is now compatible with Bluetooth headsets, and here is another piece of juicy news – Skype for Android has hit version 2.5, which means it will be able to offer video support for...

Skype for iOS works with Bluetooth headsets

09/27/2011, Do you happen to enjoy using Skype on the iPhone? If you do, surely you must have been wondering how come that app failed to support Bluetooth headsets for the longest time. Well, this is no longer the case, where Skype’s iOS app has been given a shot...

HP Webcam HD 5210 lets you Skype in HD

09/14/2011, If there’s one thing great about technology, it’s the ability to keep in touch with the people we care about even though they’re thousands of miles away. We’ve come a long way since the introduction of 320 x 240 webcams (remember...

FREETALK Connect Me Home Phone Adapter for Skype announced

08/31/2011, Skype loves making communication with your close and loved ones easier all the time – and their latest effort consists of the FREETALK Connect Me Home Phone Adapter, where it will let you enjoy a true blue Skype experience on your current handset....

Skype acquires GroupMe

08/22/2011, Update: We have heard that Skype paid $85 million for GroupMe. That’s a tidy sum no matter how you scrutinize it for sure. Skype has flexed their financial muscles by picking up GroupMe, a group messaging service that was founded by Jared Hecht and...