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Skype on Facebook !

Read on as TechCrunch’s article “Facebook Launches Skype-Powered Video Calling“, gives us a pretty good idea of what’s it all about. What’s your call on this one?

Source – NewsTsar, TechCrunch

July 7, 2011 Posted by | Applications, Facebook, Skype | , , , | Leave a comment

CNET Asia Community Blog Entry – Skype iOS App to Launch Soon for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

My new entry over at CNET Asia Community Blog is up. This week’s entry, “Skype iOS app to launch soon for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch”. Click here for the full read.


December 26, 2010 Posted by | Apple, Applications, iOS 4, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Skype | , , , , | Leave a comment

Skype for iPhone is Live

Image from Engadget

Image from Engadget

Back in January, we blogged about Skype coming to iPhone.  Well, it’s finally here.  According to Engadget, Skype is releasing the iPhone version on Tuesday, Japan’s version went live earlier, nothing for Hong Kong yet.  Also BlackBerry users will have their own Skype around May.

An interesting point noted in Engadget’s article is that “the Skype app works over WiFi only (not over EDGE or 3G data) and supports calls to SkypeOut contacts in addition to many of the other features you’ve used from the desktop client. iPod touch owners will require earphones with an embedded mic to talk.”

Source – Engadget

March 31, 2009 Posted by | Applications, BlackBerry, Gadgets n Gizmos, iPhone, Skype, Social Networking | , , , , | 2 Comments

What’s In The Wire – 29 January 2009

Skype coming to iPhone? and Windows Mobile?

Skype will introduce new applications for its VoIP software at next month’s Mobile World Congress in Spain…..
Next Generation iPhone Model Revealed in Firmware

Apple uses these models numbers to distinguish between different hardware models. The original iPhone carries the model number of “iPhone 1,1” while the 3G iPhone is labeled “iPhone 1,2”. These numbers do not change for simple storage increases and instead represent functionally different devices. Similarly, the iPod Touch was originally introduced as the “iPod 1,1” and the most recent hardware revision was labeled “iPod2,1”. The 2,1 iPod Touch added a speaker, volume controls, microphone support and a much faster processor than the 1st generation model…..

Source – Electronista, MacRumors

January 29, 2009 Posted by | Apple, Blogroll, iPhone, Software | , , | 1 Comment

Skype for Windows Mobile Premium (Pocket PC) is Here

Yup, it’s finally here, Skype Version 2.2 for Windows Mobile Premium (Pocket PC).  Download link here.  So what’s next? Skype for iPhone? hopefully.

August 2, 2008 Posted by | Mobile Phone, PocketPC, Software, Windows+Mobile | , , | Leave a comment

New Firmware – Nokia N800 – Now with Skype

The new Nokia N800 firmware is out and Skype is included. In addition, improvements to the battery life and touch screen were noticed. The above video is from TabletBlog.com by ThoughtFix where they demo how Skype works out on the N800. Full article here on the firmware if you’re interested.

July 9, 2007 Posted by | Gadgets n Gizmos, Mobile Phone, Nokia, Software | , | 5 Comments