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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...

Video calling capability discovered in Facebook Messenger app

08/10/2011, Earlier today we reported that Facebook had announced a standalone messenger app which basically allows you to send messages to your Facebook friends without having to launch the native Facebook app, which we decided was rather bloated and consumed data...

India wants to monitor Google and Skype as well

08/10/2011, After recent reports of the Indian government’s intentions to strong arm RIM into compromising the security of its BlackBerry devices, it looks like the country is leaving no stone unturned. Recent reports state that India is also requesting for the...

Skype now supports video calling on the Xperia Pro and Xperia Neo

07/21/2011, Skype for Android brought video calling to the platform not very long ago, and like a number of apps that have launched on Android – it wasn’t fully compatible with all Android devices (Netflix comes to mind). If you’re an owner of a phone...

Skype vulnerability issue will be fixed this week

07/18/2011, A couple of days ago, security vulnerability for Skype was discovered by Levent Kayan, a Berlin-based security researcher. What he had discovered was this exploit which allowed malicious hackers to enter a string of JavaScript code into the “mobile...

Facebook Vibes code spotted

07/07/2011, Facebook is certainly not going to take the upcoming Google+ social network for granted, relying on its 750 million (and growing) user base alone to pull it through difficult times. No sir, the social network giant has an arsenal of its own to remain...

Facebook launches Group Chat, New Design and Video Calling

07/06/2011, At the Facebook HQ today, Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of some exciting new features to the world’s most popular social network, Facebook. After spending the past six months working on most of these features, it looks like the summer...

Skype Integration With Facebook This July 6th?

07/04/2011, It has recently been reported that come July 6th, Facebook will be announcing a tie-up with Skype which would allow users on Facebook to video chat via the website. Since Facebook has already been integrated with Skype, it would be a logical assumption...

Skype Vishing: a new form of phishing on the rise

07/01/2011, AVG has just issued new warning to all Skype users, informing them about the recent rise in Vishing attacks. In case you were wondering what “Vishing” was (don’t worry, I was too before I read the warning), it is a new form of attack that’s been...

Skype for Android hacked, does video on other Android handsets

06/30/2011, Skype for Android’s latest release apparently supports only a bunch of other handsets – the HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Sony Ericsson Xperia pro and the Google Nexus S. Trust the ever enterprising spirit of mankind to hack said...

Skype for Android does video calls now

06/30/2011, The Skype team is more than happy to announce that they will be making available video calls in the latest Android app, letting users share tender moments wherever they are – hopefully they are tethered to a decent Internet connection, of course. It...

ooVoo and Skype now usable in the House of Representatives

06/28/2011, After a year-long push by the Republicans in the House of Representatives, it looks like they finally got what they want. It has been reported that the members of the House of Representatives will be allowed to use VoIP services like ooVoo and Skype for...