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Voice Over LTE Explained: Better Voice Quality Coming Soon to Your 4G Phone

What exactly is VoLTE (Voice over LTE)? In ten quick questions, we explain it, telling you how it works, when it may arrive, and why you might want it.


UPDATE: Skype Admits Bug Sends Messages to Wrong Contacts

Skype says it isn't sure how many users are affected, but it estimates that the number is small. The company is working on a fix.

Can Over-the-Top Voice Services Free You From Mobile Minutes Charges?

U.S. wireless carriers fear that Web voice services such as T-Mobile Bobsled will take a bite out of their profits. That could very well happen--and consumers could benefit.

Skype for Linux Gets a Big Update to Version 4.0

With so many alternatives, how many Linux users will embrace the Microsoft-owned VoIP software?

Leaked Windows Phone 8 Screenshots Show Skype Integration

The pressure is on Microsoft to expand its young phone OS and its influence with app developers.

Napster Founders Launch Video Chat for Facebook

The browser-based video chat service called Airtime supports video chat over the social network site, rivaling Skype.


Extreme BYOD: When Consumer Tech Goes to Unexpected Places

Your laptop will get less spacesick than you.

Angry Birds Tops Companies' List of Banned Apps

It seems that your boss doesn't want you to launch digital birds at evil green pigs during office hours.

Skype Investigates Tool That Reveals Users' IP Addresses

Skype said Tuesday it is investigating a new tool that collects a person's last known IP address, a potential privacy-compromising issue.

Skype App for Windows Phone Released

Internet telephony provider Skype released its app for the Windows Phone operating system on Sunday with support for 18 languages.