Tag: Skype

  • Skype Private Beta Starting For Windows Phone Users?

    Skype Private Beta Starting For Windows Phone Users?

    As you may remember, Skype is now a part of Microsoft and there’s been rumors as to when Skype will be available on Windows Phone 7 devices. There’s a new rumor floating around that there are some private invitations going out to beta test a new Skype app. Read more…

  • Thunderbolt update coming June 30th: Gingerbread in tow

    Thunderbolt update coming June 30th: Gingerbread in tow

    Verizon HTC Thunderbolt owners have been frustrated about random reboots, battery life, and GPS lock times, along with other issues, since release. The first update cured some of these issues, but some still remain. Well there are now some new signs pointing to an update for June 30th and with Gingerbread in tow. At least…

  • IM+ Pro Android Review

    IM+ Pro Android Review

    There seems to be no shortage of Instant Messaging apps in the Android market these days. A simple search will come up with apps like eBuddy, Meebo, IMO, IMEasy etc. Well, IM+ is yet another instant messaging app. IM+ from Shape Services has to be the most extensive messaging app that I have had the…

  • It’s Offical: Microsoft to buy Skype

    It’s Offical: Microsoft to buy Skype

    OK so I know this is not cell phone news – but this does impact us in the mobile world. Skype is to be bought out by Microsoft. This news comes after rumors yesterday of Skype taking offers. The total cost of the Skype buyout is $8.5 billion dollars.

  • Qik for Android now supports video chat between Android and iOS

    Qik for Android now supports video chat between Android and iOS

    Qik has been very popular for users who currently have Android devices but mainly more popular on the devices like the Sprint HTC EVO and the T-Mobile MyTouch 4G. You may ask why? Simply because they were among the few devices to be able to fully take advantage of all of Qik’s various services, including…

  • Skype is buying Qik!

    Skype is buying Qik!

    Skype recently announced it has arranged an agreement to acquire Qik, a provider of mobile video software and services that enable individuals to capture, instantly share and preserve great moments on video from anywhere. The deal will cost a big chunk of change but to them seems worth it. Most of you smartphone owners are…

  • Skype Now Available On Android For Everyone!

    Skype has been available on Verizon Android phones for a while now, but because of the exclusive deal between Verizon and Skype, it was limited to only that carrier. Now that wait is finally over and Skype is now available for every 2.1+ Android phone, regardless of carrier. In the US, you’ll be limited to…

  • Facebook, Skype Integrating their services

    According to sources at Mobiledia.com, Social networking site Facebook and Internet telephone provider Skype have been in discussions to combine their services. The new partnership is expected to be announced within the next few weeks.

  • Egypt Banishes Mobile VoIP Calling

    In Egypt, mobile VoIP calling jail you!

  • Skype For Windows Mobile Discontinued, At Least For Now

    Apparently Skype has discontinued their version for Windows Mobile, at least for now.  Their FAQ says they’ve pulled it because they want to offer their new customers a much improved mobile experience, similar to their iPhone app.  Does this mean they will be improving it and releasing a new version down the road?  Perhaps.