Archive for the 'Skype' Category

Skype Heading To Nokia Handsets

Big news for Skype and Nokia … and in turn mobile phone operators. It’s just announced that Skype will be integrated into Nokia handsets, starting in the 3rd quarter of 2009 with the N97. As well as allowing Skype calls via 3G and WiFi, Skype to Skype calls will be free (excluding any data charges), [...]

eBay To Sell Off Skype? Speculation Grows

Rumours abound that Skype is up for sale with Google a potential purchaser.

Niklas Zennstrom’s Ran Yacht Wins Cowes

What do you do if you’ve sold your business for X billion dollars? Well if you’re Niklas Zennstrom of Skype and Kazza fame, you share a passion with other Tech billionaires, like Oracle’s Larry Ellison – Sailing. If you’ve got large bundles of cash in your pockets, you don’t just get any old boat and [...]

Skype Tip: Editing Your IM Text

Of equal value, if not greater, to Skype’s voice calling is the IM (Instant Messengering). Given the IM usefulness, we thought we’d pass on to you on a tip that we found out a little while ago.

Skype Hits 100 Billion Free Minutes

Skype has passed a pretty significant milestone, serving over 100 billion (US billion) minutes of Skype-to-Skype calls, be that voice and video calls. Yes, that’s 100,000,000,000 free discussion minutes since Skype’s launch in 2003.

Skype Fess Up To Internal Routing Problem

Quick follow up on the SkypeIn mis-routing story that we broke a couple of days a go. Skype have now issued us a statement (don’t rush yourselves will you). We’re aware of the problem and currently working to fix it. In the meantime, if any customers are experiencing problems, they can contact customer service at [...]

0207 SkypeOut Woes Continue

You’ll remember the outcry when Skype forced many of their 0207 SkypeIn subscribers to change their phone numbers late last year, due to Skype changing their suppliers, following an increase in costs. Many didn’t take up Skype’s offer to use new SkypeIn numbers, opting instead to transfer their SkypeIn number to another VoIP provider (we [...]

Skype on PSP Confirmed

Skype _will_ be coming to Sony’s PSP. Following on from all of the faux-shyness of Skype and Sony refusing to officially confirm that Skype was going to be seen on the Sony PSP at CES, they’ve just released the news that … tad daaaa … it is. So no shock there and both Sony and [...]

PSP Skype Coming At CES

It looks like Sony will unveil Skype running on their PSP at CES, which starts in a few days. Sony’s CES site has details of the PSP’s system feature including the key phrase …

VoIPFone Review: Save Yourself From SkypeIn

Skype seriously annoyed a lot of people when they gave less than a month to have their London SkypeIn phone numbers – many their main business number – changed by 20 December. We were one of those unfortunates too, so were forced to take action.