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    Franz Brings WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and HipChat All Together In One App

    Back during the days of AOL Instant Messenger, MSN, and the earliest days of Facebook Messenger and Google Talk, there was a browser-based messaging service called Meebo that brought all those disparate accounts together. Even your few assorted friends who insisted on using Yahoo! Messenger were included, giving you one place where you could reach […]

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    Qik Returns as Skype Qik, a New Video Messaging App

    Remember Qik? Once upon a time, it was an app that let you share or stream videos, with a little video chatting thrown in. Then, it was gone. That’s because it was bought out by Skype a few years ago, shortly before Skype was swallowed up by Microsoft. You can go pull up that image […]

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    Finally, Skype Group Video Calling is Free Without a Premium Account

    Skype is finally (finally) offering free group video calling. Finally. Previously, you needed a premium Skype account to have a group Skype call. That was a little ridiculous, considering Google Hangouts and ooVoo have been offering that pretty much as long as both of those services have existed. But, Skype still seems to be a […]

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    Jabra Speak 510 Series Review

    The Jabra Speak 510 is a portable Bluetooth speakerphone designed for the mobile professional. This wireless accessory is designed to make it easier for users to have conference calls on the go – that includes whether they are in the board room, or in a hotel room. The goal of the Jabra Speak 510 is […]

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    Men Upgrade Software More than Women [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Admittedly, it is pretty easy to ignore update prompts, especially when they come so frequently. Still, there’s a reason software upgrades are released, and as this infographic shows, a whole lot of people not only frequently ignore them, but don’t know why they should even bother.

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    Skype Freetalk Connect Me Home Phone Adapter Review

    There are tons of ways to use Skype nowadays, whether it’s via an app on your smartphone or tablet, or even a dedicated handset like the GE 31591GE1 Digital Cordless Telephone for Skype that we previously reviewed. The new Freetalk Connect Me Home Phone Adapter is another device that makes it super convenient for people […]

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    GE 31591GE1 Digital Cordless Telephone for Skype Review

    There are many ways to take advantage of Skype and all it has to offer. You can run its software on your PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android phone, etc. But some of us still enjoy having conversations the old fashioned way – with a landline handset. That is where the new GE 31591GE1 Digital Cordless […]

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    Connect Me Home Phone Adaptor Lets Skype Work with Landlines

    As much as we love Skype, sometimes you don’t want to be tethered to your computer, smartphone or tablet to make calls. That is where the new FREETALK Connect Me Home Phone Adaptor comes in. Connect Me lets you conveniently make Skype calls using your home phone! That means you can make Skype-to-Skype calls, or […]

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    Facebook Adds Video Calling Feature with Skype

    As if we needed yet another reason not to ever log off of Facebook, Facebook has just partnered with Skype for video calls. That means that you can now have video chats with your friends, right from within Facebook. This is a partnership that makes a lot of sense for both parties. For starters, it […]

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    Skype 5.5 Adds More Facebook Integration with Chat and Likes

    Skype 5.5 beta for Windows has just been announced, and this latest version of Skype offers deeper Facebook integration than ever. With Skype 5.5, Skype users can now instant message their Facebook buddies, directly through Skype.  The software also now has a special Contacts tab that is dedicated to your Facebook Contacts list. Furthermore, users […]

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    Skype Announces New Plan for Group Video Calling

    Video Calls account for about 42% of all Skype to Skype calls during the second half of 2010. Apparently Skype got the hint that it was something they can expand on. Now as part of a premium package you can gather on group video calls. Single Skype to Skype video chats are still free. Here […]

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    Skype to Acquire Qik This Month

    Hot off the presses. Skype is expecting to finish it’s acquiring of Qik very soon. Qik is a Redwood City, CA based company that is “a provider of mobile video software and services that enable individuals to capture, instantly share and preserve great moments on video from anywhere.” Hmm… What could Skype possibly be trying […]

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    Inside Skype HQ in Tallinn, Estonia

    Few people can say their office is comfortable enough to be considered a home away from home, except maybe if you work at the Skype HQ in Tallinn, Estonia. Located in the middle of an Northern European industrial park, Skype looks like a normal office from the outside. But on the inside, the office evokes […]