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Emotiv Allows You To Control The Rovio Robot Using Your Mind

04/26/2010, You might remember Rovio, the electronic robot guard dog (that doesn’t look like a dog), but this time, things are a lot cooler. This is because the Emotiv Systems’ headset is used to control the robot via Skype. Thanks to the Emotiv headset,...

Skype Offers Free Wi-Fi To Stranded Tourists

04/21/2010, Nobody likes to be stuck abroad due to the recent flight delays, but Skype seems to be doing what is can to help ease the situation. The VoIP company has announced that the normal charges for Skype Access have been lifted, allowing travelers to access the...

Congress Outlaws All Caller ID Spoofing, Including VoIP

04/15/2010, If you’re the type of person who likes to make prank calls, the “Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010” bill that was just passed won’t be something you’ll like. Under said bill, it will become illegal to use any caller ID service...

Skype Mobile For Verizon Wireless From This Thursday

03/23/2010, Verizon and Skype have officially confirmed that a version of Skype mobile will be available for its phones from this Thursday onwards. The application will be supported on the carrier’s current crop of Android and BlackBerry devices, which include...

Skype Now Available For Nokia Smartphones Via The Ovi Store

03/03/2010, Skype is certainly one of the more useful services on the Internet, and almost anyone who uses it regularly will be able to tell you the cost benefits of using Skype over your normal cellular call. With that in mind, is Nokia nailing the coffin on regular...

Skype for Windows Mobile killed off

02/25/2010, Skype for Windows Mobile has been discontinued simply because of a subpar user experience when compared to the iPhone and Symbian version. According to Skype, “Our focus is on providing a rich user experience that allows you to enjoy free...

Verizon Wireless VPhone does Skype

02/23/2010, Saygus’ VPhone is tipped to be made available via Verizon Wireless, where it comes with a front facing camera which means 2-way video conferencing capability is confirmed. This news might also extend to something better, as both Verizon and Skype...

Panasonic Skype in TV hands-on

01/07/2010, [CES 2010] We went to check the live demo of Skype embedded in Panasonic’s HDTVs. It seems very simple to use (more so than on a PC), and you really get full screen video, but that’s definitely not in HD. The content was in SD, and upscale...

Skype Now Sports HD Video Calls

01/05/2010, It seems like televisions aren’t the only things going high-def in 2010, as Skype 4.2 beta will also support HD video calls, as long as users have a HD webcam and enough bandwidth. The software was actually available back in early December 2009, but...

Native Beta Skype Client For Symbian

12/10/2009, If you’re running a Nokia phone with Symbian Series 60, you’ll certainly be happy at the news that Nokia has launched a limited beta release for Symbian Series 60 handsets, which include phones such as the Nokia N95, N95 8GB, N82, N85, N79,...

Using iPod Touch + MyFi in Spain

08/05/2009, GadgetLab has an interesting article about using an iPod Touch (or a foreign iPhone) with a MiFi local hotspot to access data and place Skype calls. As we get more accustomed to wireless data usage, one of the biggest hurdle for international travelers...

Official Skype Headset

07/22/2009, Boy, it was a long time in coming, but the folks at Skype finally released their own headset to be used with the VoIP application. This plug-and-play super-wideband audio headset is touted to offer real good quality Skype calls – at least...