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Tech’ news in brief: Skype round-up

Skype Unveils 3.0 “The new features in Skype 3.0 for Windows are called Extras and Public Chats. Extras enables game playing and music recommendation through Last.fm. There will also be something called ‘mood messages,’ which will allow users to ‘explain how they are feeling and what they are doing with their friends and families, no […]

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‘Skypecasts’ coming to a ‘blog near you!

So you thought Podcasting was the last word in personalized broadcasting, did you? Not quite. And if Skype are anything to go by, there might never be a last word. So you thought Podcasting was the last word in personalized broadcasting, did you? Not quite. And if Skype are anything to go by, there might […]

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One to watch: Skype VoIP

Much has happened since my review of Skype. Since then, Computex 2005 in Taipei has seen the introduction of a number of VoIP-compliant telephone handsets, several of which offering Skype compliance. For a company like Skype, who clearly have major ambitions, this is something more than a simple nod of recognition. This is a service […]

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Product Review: Skype VoIP client

A test of the popularity of a buzz word or an acronym is when your parents start using it. Usually, they pronounce the thing wrong and you have a little giggle and no harm done. Enter then, VoIP, or Voice over IP, which in itself is a compound acronym, where IP means Internet Protocol. But […]