Last year, Skype inked a deal with Mach -- a mobile billing company – to try and take its VoIP service to new, uncharted territory. The partnership has borne fruit as the carrier billing option is now available for Russian customers.
Skype update adds portrait calling on tablets, other improvements
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.
Skype offering free unlimited “worldwide” calls for a month, sign up today or you’ll be very sorry!
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 starts selling prepaid cards in UK for as low as £10
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 reached 45 million concurrent users and that number is only expected to grow
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’s new “Opus” audio codec set to deliver CD quality sound over VoIP
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".
Google looking into 3D video conferencing from mobile devices
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.