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Wednesday, September 02, 2009

Skype™ for sale

In the 2005 eBay bought Skype™ for the "cheap" amount of about 4 billions dollars principally to make easy the interaction between its users of the popular online auction, now, considering the poor achievement for this use, eBay want to sell Skype.
The price is about 2 billions dollars, it seems that the purchase has been done by a group of private investor of which for now has not been revealed the identity.

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Monday, August 31, 2009

A trojan that record Skype™ calls

Symantec named it Peskyspy, it's the new trojan that threaten the popular Skype™ (just the Windows version), it doesn't create any kind of damage to the software, it just intercept Skype™ VoIP calls, record them into MP3 format, crypt them and finally send them to the author's server.
The author of this trojan made available the source code and some video tutorial to learn to use its creation, they are available on his blog.

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Monday, July 06, 2009

Skype™ 4.1 improve the audio/video quality and introduce the screen sharing

The new versione of Skype™, the 4.1, improve the audio/video quality of calls and introduce a new feature: the screen sharing between two Skype users, practically you can show your Windows desktop to another users and vice versa, to not confuse it with the remote desktop function.
To download and install Skype 4.1, visit the official website.

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Friday, July 03, 2009

Free SkypeIn numbers

Skype™ offer under payment a SkypeIn number that allow to be contacted from landline phones and cellphone to the own Skype contact; starting from some days ago, it's available a service, not owned by Skype, that offer a free SkypeIn number, Ring2Skype need just a simple and fast registration: a valid email address, a personal password (it could be different from the one used in Skype), the username of the Skype account that you want to associate with the number and, obviously, the country and the region for the allocation of the personal telephone number.
To be contacted over Skype from a landline phone or a cellphone you should provide the number with its extension, after composing the number, a voice will tell you to type the extension, at this time the call will be forwarded to Skype, that must be open and online.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Go Jajah, low-cost international VoIP calls by your cellphone

Go Jajah is a new VoIP service dedicated to cellphones, this revolutionary service is useful to make calls to international numbers allowing to spend as a national call.
How does it works? Go Jajah assign a local number to your international contact's numbers located in your cellphone address book so everytime you make a call to these numbers Go Jajah deviate the call over the Internet to contact the receiver phone, and the cost is like a local call, for calls made all around the world.
For more informations and to use the software, visit the official site.

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Monday, May 25, 2009

Flying VoIP (VoIP on airplanes)

The airline Virgin America has equipped its airplanes with WiFi Internet connection, Skype™ has been successfully used to make a live videocall with a famous american TV show.
The service offered by Virgin America is not for free and the fee is variable from about 6 dollars to about 13 dollars.
The videocalls by Skype™ are blocked by default to maintain a quiet and restful cabin environment, anyhow you can use the GoGo service to interface Skype and use just text messages.

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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Skype™ for the iPhone

It's finally available the software to videocall by VoIP for the iPhone, the popular Skype™ is ready to use for the factotum cellphone by Apple; Skype™ for the iPhone is freely downloadable from the official website, or from the App Store website.
At the momento you can make calls by Skype™ just via a wi-fi broadband connection using the wireless connection integrated into the iPhone.
Skype for the iPhone is compatible also with the iPod Touch (the 2nd generation one).
For more informations, visit the Skype™ website.

P.S.: this is not an April fool's joke!

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