The recent Skype security issue has been resolved

Recently we saw details of a security hole with Skype. It was one that, according to the folks at The Next Web, was “very easy to reproduce.” And well, given the use of the ‘was’ in the above sentence, you have likely guessed that the issue has since been resolved. Suffice to say, that would more »

Skype Preview for Windows Phone 8 now available

The Skype app for Windows Phone 8 has recently appeared in the Windows Phone Marketplace. The app, which is showing as version notes that it will run on Windows Phone 7.5 or higher (though we suspect that should say Windows PHone 8). The one catch here, Microsoft has clearly listed this as a “preview more »


Skype prepaid calling cards now available for those in the UK

UK-based Skype users — you now have the option to buy prepaid calling cards. The cards are available as of today, November 5th, and can be found with various retailers and in various amounts. According to the details coming from Skype, those in the UK will be able to purchase these cards with Asda, Currys, more »

Vonage now offering pay-as-you-go calling cards

The folks at Vonage have recently announced their latest product offering, calling cards. Or more specifically, pay-as-you-go calling cards that appear to be aimed at providing a better calling card. Vonage noted that according to an FCC Enforcement Advisory, international calling cards often have “undisclosed fees, unreliable service and higher-than-advertised rates.” And well, coming from more »

Skype for Windows 8 announced by Microsoft

With Windows 8 getting ready to launch, it almost goes without saying that we are going to begin seeing more apps getting announced. And well, it looks like one of the latest is Skype. The app, appropriately dubbed Skype for Windows 8 is described as being fast, easy and beautiful. That bit aside though, Skype more »

Skype pushes version 5.11 of Skype for Mac – Beta, now with instant messaging feature

Skype just announced that it has released a Beta version of Skype 5.11 for Mac. One major feature of the latest release is instant messaging via Messenger. It will let you sign in with your Microsoft account and you will be able to see presences and send and receive IM messages from your friends who more »

ooVoo video chat app (for Android and iOS) updated to support four-way video calling

ooVoo had four-way video chatting on Facebook and as of today, they have made it available for those with an iOS or Android device. Yup, the iOS and Android ooVoo apps now support four-way video calling. The updated apps are available in their respective app stores; Google Play for Android and the iOS App Store more »

AT&T may, however Sprint will not be charging to use Facetime over 4G/4G

We saw the screenshot the other day that started the speculation about how AT&T may end up charging users for Facetime over a cellular connection. And well, while we have yet to see anything solid either way from AT&T on that front — it looks like some details have arrived from another carrier, Sprint. It more »

AT&T looks like they will be controlling FaceTime over 3G usage with iOS 6, leads to speculation over additional charges

Some recent screenshots from iOS 6 are showing that AT&T will have controlling access to FaceTime over 3G — a feature that will be supported once iOS 6 becomes available for all to download and use. Of course, before anyone gets worked up about this fact, lets remind that AT&T also has control over another more »

Latest Vonage for iOS app update brings support for Bluetooth and more

It looks like the Vonage iOS app has recently been updated. The app, which is now sitting at version 1.5.0 is available by way of the iOS App Store and remains both free to download and free to use. Vonage for iOS does maintain the requirement of iOS 4.0 or later, however this latest update more »

Some Comcast customers are getting Skype on Xfinity this week

Comcast is introducing Skype on Xfinity to a handful of cities this week. Skype on Xfinity will allow Comcast customers to conduct Skype video calls from their television to any other Skype-enabled device without interrupting what’s happening on the big screen. They’ll also be able to instant message Skype friends using a special Comcast remote more »

Bobsled by T-Mobile now have more than 1 million users

T-Mobile announced some expansion in terms of their HSPA+ network, and well, it looks like they have also come forward touting the success of Bobsled. Simply put, Bobsled by T-Mobile now has more than 1 million users who have made more than 10 million calls. Additionally, some of the other facts and figures about Bobsled more »