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Skype Begins To Offer Direct Carrier Billing

02/05/2013, It looks like Skype users in Russia can now purchase additional credits for making calls around the world. Apparently Skype has entered into a partnership with mobile billing company Mach to come up with a new mobile payment option in at least three...

Skype Makes It Easier To Find Free Calls Using Click To Call

01/18/2013, The best things in life are free. So Skype is announcing a nifty update today to its Skype Click to Call feature. Skype has just launched version 6.5 for Skype Click to Call on Windows, and version 2.4 for Skype Click to Call on Mac. The update for the...

Facebook iPhone Messenger VoIP Feature Not Powered By Skype

01/17/2013, Facebook announced yesterday its iPhone Messenger application would receive the ability to make VoIP calls in the U.S., which was previously only made available to Canadian users as a way to test the feature before rolling it out in the U.S. Seeing how...

Facebook Rolls Out VoIP Calling To U.S. iPhone Messenger Users

01/16/2013, Earlier this month, Facebook updated its iPhone Messenger App to be a little more than just a way for you to IM your Facebook friends, that is, if for some reason you prefer to do it in a standalone application rather than reading your messages through...

Lady Gaga Chats Up Fans On Skype This Thursday

01/15/2013, Are you one of Lady Gaga’s little monsters? If you think that you are worthy of being called so (some others might beg to differ), then make sure you mark January 17th on your calendars, where at 2pm PST, Lady Gaga will carry out a Skype group video...

Skype Updates Windows Client To Integrate With Microsoft Outlook

01/10/2013, Back in 2011, Microsoft announced it had purchased Skype for a cool $8.5 billion, and shortly thereafter we started seeing Microsoft slowly start to integrate it into its products, even ending its own Windows Live Messenger and having those users move...

Windows Live Messenger To Be Discontinued March 15

01/09/2013, I have personally not logged into Windows Live Messenger for at least a year, or maybe even longer, but the point is that it has been a while. Skype is now my main mode of communicating with friends and family, and it looks like Microsoft plans to move...

Skype For Windows Phone 8 2.1 Changes Detailed

01/03/2013, Yesterday, we brought you word of a new version of Skype for Windows Phone 8, and while there were no official changelog listed, the entire update was available for the entire world to download. Which is a good thing, of course. It is nice to know...

Skype For Windows Phone 8 Updated

01/02/2013, Ever since Microsoft purchased Skype last year for a sizable chunk of money, it was hoped that Skype for the Windows Phone platform would be a more integrated and fluid experience, and I am glad to say that it has been quite a decent ride so far....

Skype App For Windows 8 Devices Updated

12/20/2012, We all know by now that Microsoft picked up Skype recently, and for what looked like a bargain price considering how Skype has continued to grow in strength from time to time. Well, having said that, you will not be able to remain at the top or even move...

Skype For Belle FP1/FP2 Released

12/07/2012, Assuming you are one of those folks out there who have resisted the clarion call of the smartphone industry, and have stuck to a featurephone all this while, good for you. Surely you are one of the tough nuts for the smartphone industry to crack, and...

Skype for iOS 4.2.1 Announced

11/29/2012, Skype for the iPhone as well as iPad has been a hugely popular app, and the VoIP software has achieved the 120 million download mark over the years on both devices. This is quite an achievement, and it is interesting to note that version 4.2.1 of Skype...