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How to record Skype calls on iPhone

How to record Skype calls on iPhone

Any person using an iPhone or an iPad would definitely love to take advantage of the Skype app in combination with the Wi-Fi service to make free calls to friends. If you have not already installed the app you can go to the iTunes Store to get it. Skype for iPad can be used either [...]

June 19th, 2013 by Loic Cobbina

Messenger to Be Discontinued: March 15 Date Set by Microsoft

Messenger to Be Discontinued: March 15 Date Set by Microsoft

I don’t normally check my Hotmail account since I am now a heavy Google user, but I received an “Important” email from Microsoft regarding my Messenger account. I suspect if you have a Hotmail account you’d have received the same email too which announced sadly the discontinuance of Messenger come the 15th March, 2013. Sad [...]

January 15th, 2013 by Anthony West

What Microsoft Effect? Skype Hits 45 Million Concurrent Users

What Microsoft Effect? Skype Hits 45 Million Concurrent Users

Skype has seen its fair share of competitors in recent years and many thought that when Microsoft acquired the company last year, the popular VOIP platform would see a decline in its popularity. Well, the so-called ‘Microsoft effect’ hasn’t materialized and Skype is now more popular than ever; in fact, many would argue that the [...]

October 16th, 2012 by Anthony West

50% Of People Don’t Upgrade Software

50% Of People Don’t Upgrade Software

It’s International Technology Upgrade (ITU) week but that fact is lost on almost half of consumers, which it turns out, are notorious for not upgrading software. The ITU initiative is a joint effort between Skype, Symantec and TomTom who have found that half of consumers either don’t care about software upgrading or just simply forget. [...]

August 11th, 2012 by Anthony West

40 Million Users Are On Skype At One Time

40 Million Users Are On Skype At One Time

Skype has grown so much in the last few years that it has started to rival mainstream phone companies with its VOIP protocol. This dominance of Skype is very noticeable in the area of international calling. In 2011 it is estimated that Skype logged over 47 billion minutes in international calls, as opposed to the [...]

July 31st, 2012 by Anthony West

Skype For Android Hits 70 Million Downloads

Skype For Android Hits 70 Million Downloads

It seems any relationship built on the back of Android seems to prosper. Skype is the latest to see such massive benefits and the company which was bought by Microsoft the other day is reporting massive popularity on the Google owned mobile operating system. According to a release from the company Skype for Android has [...]

July 17th, 2012 by Anthony West

37% Of American Teens Use Video Chat

37% Of American Teens Use Video Chat

Technology has changed the way people communicate in drastic ways. What happened to snail mail, or even a phone call on the house phone or talking in person? Those types of communication are not extinct but they are certainly put on the back burner with the more advanced ways of communication today. It is so [...]

May 29th, 2012 by Daniel Renfro

Skype Hits 40 Million Concurrent Users

Skype Hits 40 Million Concurrent Users

It looks like the acquisition of Skype by Microsoft has produced the Midas effect, because since the $8.5 billion purchase, Skype has been breaking record after record. Last February Skype stunned the tech world by announcing a whopping 32 million concurrent users. That announcement was a big deal, so you can imagine the fanfare that [...]

April 27th, 2012 by Anthony West

Skype Reaches 32 Million Simultaneous Users

Skype Reaches 32 Million Simultaneous Users

Ever use Skype and see a huge number at the bottom of the window telling you how many people are online? Well, if you’ve ever noticed that number you’ll see it dangling near the 20 million users logged in mark. That number has hit a new milestone and Skype is announcing that a whopping 32 [...]

March 9th, 2012 by Anthony West

Microsoft Now Officially Owns Skype After Shedding $8.5B

Microsoft Now Officially Owns Skype After Shedding $8.5B

Microsoft recently got approval from the EU in regards to acquiring Skype, and just six days after this approval Microsoft has announced that they will be adding Skype to their business divisions. The actual purchase took place back in May of 2011 but it had to go through various approvals before it was able to [...]

October 22nd, 2011 by Daniel Renfro

Microsoft To Buy Skype for $8.2 Billion

Microsoft To Buy Skype for $8.2 Billion

Video chatting on the web has drastically changed how people communicate around the world. Long distance relationships were made easier, perhaps people serving our country over seas are able to see their families, and just day to day personal relationships are able to remain in touch. Microsoft has recently purchased Skype for somewhere in the [...]

October 13th, 2011 by Daniel Renfro

Skype Gambles With The Acquisition Of 12 Month Old Start Up GroupMe

Skype Gambles With The Acquisition Of 12 Month Old Start Up GroupMe

Here’s a business plan that is the dream of very tech entrepreneur out there:  “start a company, and then sell it 12 months later to one of the biggest companies in Silicon Valley”. That idea might seem far-fetched but that is exactly what group messaging service GroupMe has managed to do. In what has to [...]

August 23rd, 2011 by Anthony West

Skype Releases Native iPad App

Skype Releases Native iPad App

Last Tuesday, Skype launched an app optimized for Apple’s iPad. It got a warm reception from those who managed to download it from iTunes. It is a free app with a 16 MB file size. It lets the user use Wi-Fi or 3G to call mobile phones or landlines; or chat with other desktop or [...]

August 5th, 2011 by Debbie Parker

Facebook With Video Calls Is A Massive Hit With Users

Facebook With Video Calls Is A Massive Hit With Users

As the battle for online supremacy rages on, the two main protagonists, Facebook and Google, seem to be scoring point after point. It’s becoming rather difficult to keep up lately. Facebook for instance has been very busy this past week, and its newly integrated video chat partnership with Skype seems to be a hit with [...]

July 8th, 2011 by Anthony West

Facebook to Partner with Skype to Bring In-Browser Video Chat Functionality

Facebook to Partner with Skype to Bring In-Browser Video Chat Functionality

Press across the country have begun receiving invitations from Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, which asks them to join him for an undsiclosed “event” on July 6.  While there are still rumors and speculation floating around this special event, people with inside knowledge are saying that Facebook is planning on partnering with the chat company, Skype, [...]

July 2nd, 2011 by Edmund Wood

Microsoft Finally Gets FTC Approval To Buy Skype

Microsoft Finally Gets FTC Approval To Buy Skype

Just recently it was announced that Microsoft was buying Skype for the amount of $8.5 billion. Although both companies have agreed on the deal it still had to undergo an approval from the US Federal Trade Commission. The U.S. FTC has announced that it has already approved the deal which will make it one of [...]

June 19th, 2011 by Chad Buenaflor

Skype Voice Spam On The Rise

Skype Voice Spam On The Rise

Don’t fall for fake Skype profiles that would call you up and direct you to malicious web sites. It would warn you that your computer has been compromised and you need to install an antivirus program to fix it. Skype users are warned of the increasing number of voice spam. The best thing that you [...]

June 7th, 2011 by Debbie Parker

Skype Users Complain Over EasyBits Go

Skype Users Complain Over EasyBits Go

Skype users who have just recently recovered from last week’s login problems are now facing a new problem with their VoIP software. It seems that a bundled program called EasyBits Go is forcing itself to be installed which has irked some users. In the official Skype forum a lot of people have reported that the [...]

May 31st, 2011 by Chad Buenaflor

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