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Skype for Windows 8 Announced, Ready to Chat on October 26

Microsoft's Windows Store might have more than a few big-name apps missing when it officially launches alongside Windows 8 on October 26th, but Skype won't be one of them. Today, the Microsoft-owned v...

Can Skype Eavesdrop On Its Users?

Government agencies have long considered Skype to be a tough nut to crack -- or more importantly, eavesdrop on -- thanks to its peer-to-peer architecture and built-in encryption. In 2008, the company ...

Skype Beta for Windows Phone Hands-on: Worth the Wait?

The wait is over for Skype/Windows Phone users. Previously, Windows Phone was one of the few devices on the market without a dedicated Skype app, which was more than a little ironic since Microsoft recently acquired Skype in a $8.5 billion deal.

OnStar and Verizon Working To Bring The Cloud, Skype To Future Vehicles

LAS VEGAS - OnStar and Verizon have announced today that they working on a research vehicle intended to test the concept of giving passengers access to streaming content from the cloud through Verizon...

Skype Plays Santa, Offering Free Wi-Fi at Over 50 Airports

Flying is inevitably stressful come this time of year, but Skype's on hand to make your airport experience a little more pleasant. Starting tomorrow, December 21st, through December 27th, the company...

New Rebtel App Promises Free, Clear iPhone Calls Worldwide

Watch out Skype, competition just got a little stiffer. Swedish company Rebtel updated its app for iOS, which not only enables free international calling between iPhone users, but will reroute calls from 3G and Wi-Fi to land lines on the fly..

Showdown: Best Laptops for Video Chat

Whether you're looking to stay in touch with loved ones while you travel or you need to chat face to face with a colleague or client, video calling is now an essential activity for many laptop owner...

'Primate Playdates' May Be Near for iPad-Loving Orangutans

Orangutans at zoos nationwide may soon be able to connect with one another and create their own network of friends by using iPads and online chat services such as Skype. .

10 Tips For Using Google Voice

One of Google's most useful services is Google Voice, which provides users with one number where their friends, clients, and colleagues can always reach them. This is great news for anyone who's s...

Text For Free: 8 Apps That Stick it to Your Carrier

Tired of dealing with high cell phone bills every month? Call, text and data quickly racks up the bill, and with more than 100 million smartphone owners in the U.S., they're sure to feel a little pain...