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Skype on the Apple iPod touch

In my previous Apple iPod touch post I forgot to mention that since the Apple iPod touch supports the same Safari browser as the iPhone, this enables you to run AJAX applications over its built-in Wi-Fi wireless connection. Thus, you can...

Skip2PBX, SIP-to-Skype Gateway, is here!

Today, Skip2PBX, an Italian-based company announced it is ready to launch its SIP-to-Skype gateway running on a PC running Linux. Mind you, this isn't the first claim of a SIP-to-Skype breakthrough, however, they claim to be the only Skype to...

Skype Explains the Perfect Storm

So we now know that Windows Update (as I accurately theorized) was the culprit behind the Skype outage. So many people has been asking me why this latest Microsoft Update and series of patches was any different than previous...

Skype Outage - Lessons Learned

I've covered the Skype outage to death, so I'm going to pass the ball to Rich for his perspective. Rich Tehrani just posted an excellent overview of the Skype outage and the lessons learned. He discusses backup strategies and that...

Skype Outage caused by Windows Update

I'm never one to say I told you so, but it appears I was right about Windows Update (Patch Tuesday) causing the massive Skype outage. Many users were skeptical of this theory, as seen in the comments of my blog...

Saturday Update on Skype Outage

Just received this email from Skype PR representative. Thought I'd share an excerpt of it. The gist is that Skype is now back to normal and on Monday they will finally provide a more detailed explanation. I'm kind of rooting...

Skype Offline Latest Update

Last night I read on Skype's website the following: "Our engineering team has determined that it's a software issue. We expect this to be resolved within 12 to 24 hours." The glitch has affected every copy of the Skype software...

Latest on the Skype Outage

Skype's Villu Arak responded to all the rumors as to why the Skype network went down. It's not due to any Microsoft patch(es) or any hacker attacks. Just some boring reason about an algorithm deficiency. Still pretty vague if you...

Skype Outage

Skype is experiencing a major outage. My fellow TMC co-workers noticed it late Wednesday when they couldn't IM fellow co-workers. TMC's Dave Rodrqiguez told me that he went home for the day, signed into Skype from home and was bombarded...

Skype 2.7 for Mac Beta released

Today, Skype released Skype 2.7 for Mac Beta. According to Skype, "With “beta” on the label, there may be some wrinkles, kinks and unsprayed bugs which we’ll remove in time for a public release. With that in mind, feel free...

Dailymotion and Skype Launch Mood Channels

Today, Dailymotion and Skype have launched Mood Channels using MotionMaker Creative Content. Essentially, If I understand the release correctly, Dailymotion is a YouTube-like video website that has "hooked" into Skype to allow you to set your favorite video as your...

iSoftPhone VoIP App for the iPhone?

Ah yes, the hype surrounding the Apple iPhone continues unabated, including my posting about Skype on the iPhone, which was picked up by both Engadget and Gizmodo, topping my referral traffic charts yesterday. Now it seems XNet wishes to leverage the...

Talkety on iPhone

Since I just blogged about Skype on the iPhone using SoonR Talk in my previous post, I would be remiss if I didn't mention another VoIP solution for the Apple iPhone - namely Talkety. With Talkety, you can have conference...

Skype on iPhone

I recently wrote Skype on the iPhone was not possible. Well, there is a workaround that will enable you to use Skype on the Apple iPhone. Technically, the Skype client still is NOT running on the iPhone, but instead uses...

Skype on the Nokia N800

Just yesterday I mentioned free Wi-Fi on the 'Nokia' N800 and today I come across an article from jkOnTheRun about him seeing Skype running on the Nokia N800. Two nice pieces of news for this handheld computer device. He noticed...

No Skype for Apple iPhone

With the Apple iPhone coming out Friday no doubt many people are wondering if you can install Skype or any other VoIP application on the iPhone. Well......

Toshiba laptops to Feature Skype

Skype today announced that Toshiba’s Digital Products Division will market Skype on Toshiba’s laptop computers, including the Satellite, Tecra, Portégé and Qosmio product lines. The Skype-featured Toshiba models will feature built-in webcams and microphones and customers will be able to...

Google buys Grand Central?

According to an unconfirmed report on TechCrunch Grand Central may have been acquired by Google. Grand Central is a great application that gives you a single phone number identity and has some cool functionality, such as the ability to move...

Microsoft RoundTable Review

Microsoft RoundTable is a very cool videoconferencing system featuring 360° panoramic views powered by its 5 built-in cameras. Microsoft sent me a RoundTable system for review. I figured I may as well install it in one of TMC's two conference...

fring coming to Windows Mobile phones

Some big news from fring, a popular free mobile VoIP software. fring will soon announce support for Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.0 devices. Currently, Fring only works on Nokia phones which use the Symbian operating system. What, no iPhone support?...

Skype 3.5 adds Call Transfer

I missed this bit of Skype news from a couple days ago that announced Skype had added Call Transfer functionality, which allows you to transfer a call to another Skype user OR to a PSTN number. At first glance, many...

Packet8 Outlook Toolbar

Packet8 launched some new features today, including Virtual Office Outlook Integration. Virtual Office Outlook Integration lets you call your Microsoft Outlook contacts. The way it works is that when placing a call through Microsoft Outlook, Outlook contacts the Virtual Office...

Skype cuts SMS rates again

Just received word that Skype is temporarily cutting in half the cost of sending SMS messages using Skype. Skype had this promotion going on last month, but this time SMS messages being sent between June 4th and June 10th to...

Skype Worm targets other popular IM clients

According to the Spyware Guide, a Skype worm is in the wild that not only targets your Skype contacts, it also checks the registry for programs like AIM, Trillian, Yahoo Messenger, Miranda and  ICQ and then attempts to send the...

Skype unveils Game Developer Program

Both Rich Tehrani and Greg Galitzine are reporting that at today’s TMC Communications Developer Conference, keynote speaker Paul Amery, Director of the Skype Developer Program, officially announced Skype’s new Game Developer Program and the introduction of a new Skype Game...
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