The latest Skype for Android update still forces tablet owners to use the app in landscape mode, but making calls in portrait mode is now supported.
While not officially announced, a change in Skype’s Terms Of Service mentioned an until-now unheard feature called Video Messaging.
Skype for Android gets a pretty big makeover today with the introduction of version 3.0. Not only does Skype add a new tablet optimized UI, there is also improved sound quality, Microsoft Account support and much more.
Although everybody’s go-to VoIP service is already doing the world a huge favor by allowing free Skype-to-Skype calls, a limited-time only special offer promises to let you do even more absolutely free.
Skype users in the UK can now rely on prepaid cards in order to get credits and enjoy many great Skype paid features such as making affordable international calls, sending cheap SMS, and unlimited calls to a country of your choice.a
Skype has had an exciting nine years of life. They’ve been acquired twice. Once by eBay and once by Microsoft. Even so, the video chatting giant has reached a memorable plateau of 45 million users online at the same time. Despite a lot of competition in the video chatting market, Skype’s numbers are trending upward.
Skype, while not the first voice over IP client, is one of the most widely used. We use it here at Android Authority on a daily basis and we’re consistently impressed with the kind of sound quality it delivers. The company thinks it can do better though, so they’re introducing a new codec called “Opus”.
The US Patent and Trademark Office has published an application by Google for a stereoscopic setup in a notebook computer (or other mobile device) that enables 3D video conferencing. Other possibilities are likewise explored, such as multi-party sharing of a single notebook for conferencing.
The popular VoIP and messaging application Viber has received a nice update today, which brings group messaging among other new features, as well as a number of tweaks to the user interface.
Developed... by Israeli company Viber Media, the app is a strong competitor to Skype or WhatsApp, and, with the new update, it will also encroach on the territory of established group messaging apps such as Beluga or CloudTalk....
A couple of weeks ago Trend Micro spotted a fake version of Skype for offer. Now Microsoft, who own Skype, has published some more details about this malware dressed up as a legitimate app.
How... the malware works is like this: once an unsuspecting user installs the app, it sends SMS messages to premium rate numbers without the users’ consent. This costs the user money which goes straight into the malw...