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Skype for Android vulnerability exposes your details and chat logs

04/15/2011, If you’re one of the 10 million Skype users that use the app on your Android phone, you should be careful. Android Police recently took the app apart and realized how easy it was to extract data from the app. Your username, profile and contacts –...

Russia Federal Security Service to ban Skype, Hotmail and Gmail?

04/08/2011, In the latest case of paranoia in the government, it appears that Russia has now caught the bug. The Russian Security service has been reported to have called for a ban on Skype, Hotmail and Gmail citing those services as a possible threat to national...

Fix the chat style for Skype for Mac

04/01/2011, As many users will agree, the Skype for Mac client is in need of a UI overhaul, especially in the chat style department. It looks like Skype has listened to the complaints and are actually going to do something about it. For the next version of Skype,...

World’s first Skype phone booth in Estonia

03/28/2011, Now that we all have Skype on our mobile phones, you would think that there would be no need to Skype from our computers or anywhere else. Well the folks in Estonia don’t think so. They have installed the world’s first Skype phone booth in the...

Skype completely removed from HTC ThunderBolt?

03/16/2011, When the HTC Thunderbolt was first announced, one of its main features was its ability to support Skype video calls. But as we got closer to the release of the device, Verizon mentioned that Skype wouldn’t be ready in time for its launch. And now,...

Qik Video Connect released for the iPhone

03/15/2011, Qik (currently owned by Skype) has just released a new app for the iPhone. Called Qik Video Connect, this app allows users to make 2-way calls, record video mall and host live video broadcasts that you can easily share on Facebook and Twitter. In addition...

Use Skype on your new Panasonic VIERA Cast Blu-ray player

03/01/2011, It looks like we have one more device to add to Skype’s ever expanding list of devices that can use the VoIP software. Panasonic has just announced that their brand new VIERA Cast Blu-ray players will have the ability to make voice and video calls...

Skype Access Wi-Fi service announced

02/15/2011, [MWC] Skype has taken the opportunity at this year’s MWC in Barcelona to announce its latest development of their own Wi-Fi service known as Skype Access. Its partnership will be expanded to cover more than 500,000 locations worldwide, where...

DIY your own telepresence robot for $500

02/12/2011, We’d all love to have our own personal robot avatar to buy scones for us, but our bank account doesn’t seem in favor of that. If you’re in the same boat but have some fancy DIY skills, you could solve the issue yourself, which is what someone out...

Skype 5 for Mac supports group video chat

01/27/2011, Skype has updated the Mac version of its VoIP program with the release of Skype 5 for Mac. The latest version offers Skype group video calling for the first time (on a Mac) and supports as many as 10 simultaneous people chatting in an iChat-style...

Call button appears on Facebook’s messaging system?

01/27/2011, We’ve long been hearing rumors of voice calls within Facebook, possibly with some integration with Skype. Now a leaked picture seems to show a “Call” button appear in the Facebook messaging system. The button apparently appeared for a brief moment...

Skype to acquire Qik

01/06/2011, Skype seems to be going from strength to strength. After the VoIP company recently updated its iOS app to support video chat, the company has announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Qik, the popular provider of mobile video...

Skype 3.0 for iOS brings video calls over 3G and Wi-Fi

12/29/2010, We’ve been hearing whispers about it for a while, and now the latest version of Skype for the iPhone offers users the luxury of making Skype to Skype video calls from their iPhone via Wi-Fi or 3G. They will also be able to communicate with desktop users...