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Skype for Mac OS X vulnerability fixed

05/09/2011, If you remember a few days ago, we reported about a bug that was discovered in Skype for Mac OS X? In case you’re not up to speed, a bug was discovered in Skype that allowed users to remotely gain control of another user’s computer just by...

Skype bug in Mac OS X begs to be exploited

05/06/2011, A hacking consultancy, Pure Hacking, recently revealed a bug in Skype for Mac OS X that could lead to serious ramifications if left unchecked. The bug will allow hackers to easily gain remote control of a user’s system by just sending them a...

Facebook to purchase Skype?

05/04/2011, Facebook, the social networking giant that is swimming in money and fully intends to rule the world (it must first overcome China though, perhaps that is why getting a Chinese girlfriend is part of the strategy for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg), is...

Logitech TV Cam for Skype

05/03/2011, Logitech has just released a high-end web cam for… HDTVs. At the moment, the Logitech TV Cam for Skype only works with HDTVs from the Panasonic VIERA line that have the “connect-enabled ” feature. However, you can be sure that, in-time,...

Skype for Android vulnerability fixed

04/20/2011, Remember the Skype for Android vulnerability that was made public by Android Police last week? Skype recognized the issue and announced that they were working on a fix for it. Well it looks like they were pretty quick to their feet because today...

LifeSize Passport Plugged Into Skype [Video Conferencing]

04/19/2011, LifeSize has just announced that its professional Passport HD video conferencing system is now compatible with Skype video calls. LifeSize Passport is typically used in meeting rooms and other business environments for HD video teleconferencing. This is...

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...