Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) to Acquire Skype for $8.5 billion

Microsoft To Acquire Skype Official

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) on Tuesday officially announced in a company press release that they are acquiring Skype for $8.5 billion. Now, that’s a lot of cash to put down on a company that, just last December left users in the dark before the holiday season, and put fear in investors who … Read the Full Story →

Skype for iOS updated – support for iOS 4.3 and video calling TVs added

Skype today updated their popular iOS application, and they’ve added at least one interesting new feature. Amongst the bug fixes and support for iOS 4.3 (finally!) Skype have added to ability to make video calls to televisions. As thenextweb reports, version 3.0.1 of the app now allows calls to be places to … Read the Full Story →

Vonage Now Lets You Call Your Facebook Friends For Free

Vonage facebook app

Vonage, famous for providing easy to use voice-over-ip solutions, released a new iOS 4 app today that allows facebook users to call each other for free. The app, called Vonage Mobile for Facebook, connects with facebook using Facebook Connect and then displays a list of all of your friends. The … Read the Full Story →

Skype for iPhone Updated To Support iOS 4 Multitasking

Skype for iPhone has just been updated to version 2.1 and brings with it the ability to run in the background with iOS 4 and continue conversations even while switching away from the skype application. Skype release notes state: Run Skype in the background with multitasking in iOS4. Receive Skype … Read the Full Story →

Is iPhone 4 FaceTime The Video Calling Revolution?

FaceTime Video Call iPhone 4

When the iPhone 4 prototype seemed to drop from heaven to us mortals in a bar in Redwood City, California one of the immediate take-aways was the forward-facing camera. Long listed as a must-have accessory on the checklists of tech pundits everywhere, it seemed like we were just on the … Read the Full Story →

Skype 2.0 for iPhone to allow free calls on 3G until 2011

skype 3G voice calls

Skype 2.0 was a major update for the popular voip app for iPhone as it allowed users to make voice calls on 3G network however, skype-to-skype calls were supposed to be free only for a limited time (August 2010). Today TUAW reported that 3G skype-to-skype calls will now be free … Read the Full Story →

Skype 2.0 for iPhone allows voice calls over 3G

skype 3G voice calls

Skype has been a little slow at updating their iPhone app but version 2.0 brings some highly anticipated updates for all Skype users. Version 2.0 of Skype for iPhone allows voice calls using 3G connection. However, it is worth noting that Skype-to-Skype calls will be free for a limited time (end of August) … Read the Full Story →