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Skype Removes Potentially Offensive Emojis

04/30/2014, Skype has had its fair share of emojis in the past and present, and has even had the tie in with Captain America, parachuting in limited time emojis along the way. Well, the online video chat service has recently done away with some of its emojis that...

Skype Offers Free Group Video Calling

04/28/2014, Microsoft’s Skype has just announced that they will offer free group video calling, which might just be the catalyst where more and more group video calls are made. After all, not everyone can remain behind a computer at all times, and some video calls...

Voxeet 2.0 with Dial-in Support and Voxeet for Mac – Review

04/14/2014, Voxeet is an impressive audio conference application that provides 3DHD sound. Launched at DEMOFall 2012, Voxeet is available for free for Windows, Android and iOS, and a week ago, the company launched the Mac version alongside its 2.0 update. With Voxeet...

Skype For Xbox One Getting Update Next Week

04/10/2014, For those of you out there who love to use Skype across numerous platforms, even on a console like the Xbox One, here is news for you – Skype has announced that there will be an update to Skype for Xbox One rolling out some time next week, although...

Skype For Modern Windows 2.7 Introduces New Features

04/08/2014, Skype has just rolled out a brand new version of Skype for modern Windows, where you will be given the ability to manage your availability considering just how hectic your schedule can get in the long run. For instance, if you opt to be Invisible, you are...

Skype For Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1 Announced

04/02/2014, Microsoft’s Build Conference that was held in San Francisco today saw the debut of some pretty interesting handsets, in addition to the announcement of Windows Phone 8.1 that ought to tickle your fancy. Apart from that, there is also a spanking new...

Skype Could Feature New Chat UI For Windows Desktop

04/01/2014, While some might call this to be an April Fool’s prank, it apparently isn’t as the person who leaked out what seems to be an update to the Skype client which boasted of a new chat UI for the hugely popular VoIP program. The tipster known as...

Qik To Officially Shut Its Doors On The 30th Of April

03/20/2014, Back in 2011, Qik, the video streaming service, was acquired by Skype for a whopping $150 million (this admittedly seems little compared to recent acquisitions like Nokia, Instagram or WhatsApp). Well the bad news for those who are still enjoying Qik’s...

LINE Call Flat-Rate Calling Feature Launched

03/17/2014, LINE users can already call other users for free through the app, but this new feature lets users call phone numbers in eight markets for a flat-rate. It had actually announced this feature back in February, but LINE Call has been formally launched today....

Skype For Xbox One Updated

03/14/2014, Skype has announced an update for Skype for Xbox One which adds better synchronized chats, push notifications, and bug fixes – among other things, here’s the exact list from Skype’s blog post: Improved Chat Marvel’s Captain America Contact...

Captain America Parachutes In As Skype Emoticon

03/13/2014, Skype chats has featured emoticons since 2004, and I am quite sure that many of us have memorized the number of fun faces, expressions and icons over the years, simply because they help convey a typed message with greater impact. Of course, living with...

Skype For Windows 8.1 Now Supports Chat Sync

03/10/2014, Skype has been a popular VoIP or voice over internet protocol tool for a long time. Its widely used from people who simply want to stay in touch with the people they care about to businesses who deem it a cost effective telepresence solution. However,...