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Skype gets banned in Burma

03/23/2011, Is there some sort of anti-Skype sentiment going on in despotic regimes? It seems to be the case, as Burma has restricted communications all the more – which means staying connected to the rest of the world has now gotten harder than scaling Mt....

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...

Advertisements coming to Skype this week

03/07/2011, Bad news for folks who aren’t a fan of adverts and use Skype. If the little ad on the bottom left corner wasn’t enough to irk you, Skype has announced that they will be adding another advert to their highly popular VoIP program. The ads will...

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...

Make cheap international calls with any phone

02/25/2011, Who said you had to use a smartphone with the Skype app if you wanted to use Skype on a phone? Thanks to Skype’s new Skype To Go service, Skype users can now make international calls at regular Skype rates on a regular phone. All you have to do is...

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...

Skype delivers Per-Minute Billing for Wi-Fi access

02/13/2011, VoIP network giant Skype recently inked a deal with a series of Wi-Fi networks so that they can offer roaming for its pay-as-you-go Internet customers. In a nutshell, this means Skype users are able to hook up to the Internet via a Wi-Fi operator partner...

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 for iPhone now works with TVs

02/09/2011, Skype for iPhone just keeps getting better. Skype has just announced that their Skype for iPhone app has been update to work with Skype-enabled TVs. Though we know that not many people have such television sets yet, it’s good to know that the option...

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 hits a record 27M concurrent users at one go

01/11/2011, Aside from a recent bump, Skype seems to be going through a pretty comfortable period. After recently announcing the acquisition of Qik, the company has just hit a record number of simultaneous users today. The VoIP company usually serves about 25 million...

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...