Tag Archives: Skype

New Skype app for Windows 8

skype Skype is pushing out a new app to coincide with the launch of Windows 8 on Friday, and unsurprisingly, it’s built to take advantage of Microsoft’s new touch-centric desktop OS. The.. more
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Skype to push free Wi-Fi

skype Skype is to extend its free Wi-Fi hotspot coverage across the UK (and Ireland) in a deal with Wicoms. The partnership will bring Free Skype Wi-Fi, as the service will be.. more
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Skype for Windows Phone launched

skype After already being launched on iOS and Android platforms, there’s now an official Skype application for Windows Phone. Which can be regarded as the official mobile platform, in a sense, given.. more
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Skype due for Windows Phone at MWC?

Microsoft bought up Skype late last year, at considerable cost, and since then MS device owners have been expecting the fruits of that particular agreement to start showing up. Indeed, Skype for Windows Phone was expected to pitch up before the end of last year,.. more
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German authorities created trojan to wiretap suspects

Security experts Trend Micro report that they have discovered a trojan that is able to monitor online activities and was possibly created by German law enforcement agencies. The malware, dubbed R2D2, is capable of listening in on chat conversations via apps such as Skype, Yahoo.. more
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Skype acquires GroupMe messaging service

Skype has announced today that it is to acquire GroupMe, a mobile group messaging service. The news comes following the earlier acquisition of the mobile video provider Qik earlier this year. The GroupMe platform provides text-based messaging and uses “innovative features” that enable users to.. more
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Skype for iPad launched

Skype has released an app for its popular VoiP service for iPad, available as a free download from Apple’s iTunes App Store from yesterday. The optimised app offers a number of features designed specifically for the iPad. Full advantage of a large screen is taken.. more
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More Android handsets now support Skype

Skype has today released the latest version of the client for Android users, with more devices that are now compatible. Updates to the software have also been made to address some of the known issues with phones already using Skype. Current users should upgrade via.. more
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Facebook unveils video calls and group chat

Mark Zuckerberg has just unveiled a number of new Facebook features online via a live stream. And as most people had already guessed, the big centrepiece of today’s announcement was the introduction of video calling (in conjunction with Skype). Zuckerberg began his presentation by stating.. more
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Skype beta released for Windows and Mac

Following Microsoft’s acquisition of the company, new Skype beta versions for both Windows and Mac have been released, showing some new features and greater integration based on user feedback. Skype say that v5.5 for Windows includes Facebook integration, with the ability to create a new.. more
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