The biggest concern for parents used to be the strange, old man hanging around outside the ice-creamery. Now, with instant access to stranger worldwide, stranger danger has taken on a whole new meaning.
With so many smartphones available in the market right now, somehow I could understand why there still many users who would stick with the old and trusty Nokia handsets. At least Nokia is exerting all its effort to make their mobile devices, specifically smarthphones to be at par with other brands.
Nokia’s latest effort to spike interest to its smartphone product line is through the integration of Skype. Both Skype and Nokia are announcing the new Skype for Symbian app which is available for download from the Ovi Store or direct from Skype – for free. Read more
Ok folks, it’s officially official. The Skype iPhone app has just appeared a couple of hours ago at the iTunes Apps Store. It’s a free app, so I don’t see any reason why you wouldn’t want to install it on your iPhone. If you own an iPhone and you use Skype’s web based version, the Skype iPhone app is basically the same thing only this time, you do your Skype-ing on your iPhone instead of doing it on your PC. Read more
First the hard facts. SpinVox is the leader in voice to content messaging, while Skype is a major player in the VoIP market. Combining the two together gives you voicemail to text conversion delivered as SMS messages for all Skype voicemail users. Sounds fun, right? Additionally SpinVox also converts voice messages to whether in English, Spanish, French, and German text. Read more
Skype fans, rejoice. As your favorite VOIP calling/chatting service has just announced version 4.0, which according to the Skype blog, is the most distinctive release of Skype to date. Key features of Skype 4.0 include full-screen video calling, crystal clear quality and easier interface more than it was before. Of course, you’d still get the same free voice and video calls to other Skype users, IM, SMS, and the low-cost outgoing calls to landlines internationally. Read more
Every established medium gets its own award show; why should Twitter be any different?
That’s right folks, it’s time to pay your respects to the very best visionaries who were able to hammer out 140 characters. Whether you have spotted the smartest, funniest or snarkiest tweet – nominate your favorites.
There is no registration and the winners will be announced on October 1.
Ever wanted to do your “Skype-ing” anytime, anywhere even if you don’t have a PC? Well, now you can do so using your mobile phone, through Skype’s recently launched Skype for Mobile beta. Yes folks, that same Skype PC to PC calls we used to enjoy are now enabled for our mobile phones. Read more
Ever wish you could record your Skype conversation? Well, Call Graph is making that wish come true with its Skype recorder, a free service which guarantees no spamming or malware distribution on your side. Read more
Sometimes it is interesting to see how hard it is to switch from previously used things to new ideas and solutions. Today at Hollywood Reporter was published interesting story how journalists used Skype for a video interview.
It’s nothing new – Skype with video support is out there for a while now and it is interesting to see that people are discovering the possibilities and how easy it is only now. But, yes – I’m a fanatic Skype user and of course for big companies it takes a while to accept new things.
MySpace have released new version of MySpaceIM. It is desktop app that lets you to communicate with your MySpace friends even more without visiting the site. Oh, yes, you can also receive different alerts, requests, comments instantly.MySpaceIM also isn’t beta anymore! What does it mean? It means that it has been tested by 1000 monkeys and results shows that everything (as far as they can tell) works just great! What about new features?
Now you can speak to your friends using MySpaceIM because now MySpace and Skype are best friends! And they are giving gifts to every user (remember – it’s Christmas time) – you can call to a phone within your own country for free. But remember to keep it short because you have only 10 minutes! Of course calls to friends IM are completely free and you can enjoy conversation instead of typing.
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