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Skype for Windows Phone 8 preview now available with exclusive features

1 year ago |

A preview version of Microsoft's Skype is now available for Windows Phone 8.

Skype turns the Internet into your own personal telephone line

1 year ago |

This familiar software app offers a cheap way to make telephone calls.

Skype goes modern in Windows 8 app

1 year ago |

The revamped Skype is clearly designed to be in tune with Windows 8, with a refreshed interface, call and contact lists, and support for Snap.

Why are they called that? The silly stories behind six tech brands

1 year ago |

How did TiVo, Skype, eBay, and others wind up with the names they did? JR Raphael has the answer.

VoIP buying guide for small business

2 years ago |

Ready to throw Ma Bell from the train? Allow us to lend you a hand. We discuss the pros and cons of VoIP, and offer a look at available options.

New Logitech Webcam Puts Skype on TVs Without Need for a PC

2 years ago |

Logitech's TV Cam HD is able to run Skype videoconferencing software on a high-definition TV without the need for a PC.

Skype Downplays Eavesdropping Concerns

2 years ago |

Privacy unaffected by architecture change, says Microsoft-owned online video chat and calling company

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

2 years ago |

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

2 years ago |

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

Skype Investigates Tool That Reveals Users' IP Addresses

2 years ago |

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