Skype for iPad pumped with Retina goodness

Following Apple’s pixel-rich approach with the new iPad, many iOS app developers had to mend their ways and develop apps and games that make the most of the retina display of the new iPad. Today, another such app has upgraded itself to match Apple’s “resolutionary” approach, with Skype for iPad getting a retina update, meaning its … Continue reading “Skype for iPad pumped with Retina goodness”

Skype for Mac upgrades to v5.3, brings HD Video Calling to OS X Lion

Skype has today updated their Mac client to version 5.3 and have bought HD video calling to OS X Lion. The update also includes a handful of other UI enhancements and bug fixes. From the Skype blog: With Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X, you’ll also be able to send and receive HD quality video when … Continue reading “Skype for Mac upgrades to v5.3, brings HD Video Calling to OS X Lion”

How To: Record Skype calls on your iPad

Its merely been a day since Skype for iPad was launched and users have already begun searching for a way to record their Skype calls using their iPad. While there are numerous Skype recording tools available on traditional computers, iOS users have found little joy. Until now that is. Recording your Skype calls on your iPad … Continue reading “How To: Record Skype calls on your iPad”

Download Skype 5.2 for Mac!

Skype has updated their video calling software to version 5.2, bringing in some exciting new features to your Mac. The free version includes a “super awesome” background video chatting control bar, while the paid version takes you to the envious Windows level, unlocking group video conferencing, taking you a level up from Apple’s built-in iChat … Continue reading “Download Skype 5.2 for Mac!”

Skype ‘definitely’ coming to Windows Phone 7 ‘this fall’

Microsoft’s very own Joe Belfiore has confirmed that popular video chatting service Skype will be available on Windows Phone 7 ‘this fall’. “Skype will be coming to the Windows Phone 7 platform this fall” “…definitely coming this fall.” …were the words of Joe while speaking live at MIX 11. Now, if only a WP7 phone would ship … Continue reading “Skype ‘definitely’ coming to Windows Phone 7 ‘this fall’”

Skype 5.1 for mac released

Skype 5.1 for mac has released with some improvements in group video calling feature. Skype 5.1 for mac released but the hype is not about the new release. Instead it is about the competition that Skype has set up. The contest is simple. Design the best design for the skype app and you may win … Continue reading “Skype 5.1 for mac released”

‘Skype for TV’ lets you video chat from your iPhone to your TV (WTF!?!)

Skype has just updated its iPhone app to enable ‘Skype for TV’ that lets you video chat from your Apple iPhone to your TV. WTF is that!?! ‘Skype for TV‘ is apparently an app that runs on a few Samsung and Panasonic TVs that you likely don’t own, and besides you also need a compatible webcam to go … Continue reading “‘Skype for TV’ lets you video chat from your iPhone to your TV (WTF!?!)”

Skype for Mac out of beta, makes group calling costly

Skype have untagged ‘beta’ from its Mac variant, releasing the full Skype for Mac software to users for download. The big news out of the launch is that the group video chatting feature is now a paid one. New users avail a free 7 day trial after which they can purchase a day pass starting … Continue reading “Skype for Mac out of beta, makes group calling costly”

Skype vs FaceTime: And the winner is…(video comparison)

In today’s world, connecting with friends and staying in touch with them is more of a necessity than a formality. And if you happen to be keeping up with technology, then video calling would be a major medium of visual communication between you and your close one. Apple’s trademark new addition FaceTime, and Skype are … Continue reading “Skype vs FaceTime: And the winner is…(video comparison)”

Facebook testing Skype video chat; Available to everyone soon

This is exciting news for all Facebook users: the largest social network on the web is about to introduce Skype video chatting to its users pretty soon, literally nullifying the great barrier of distance that separates people globally. Of course, you don’t need Facebook to use Skype, but, with almost 500million+ users connecting with friends … Continue reading “Facebook testing Skype video chat; Available to everyone soon”

Download Skype 5.0

As you all already know, Skype’s latest version, 5.0 has integrated Facebook into it, meaning you can see your Facebook contacts and even timelines (news feed) right from the Skype window itself. This new version has now come out of beta and has been released to the world for everyone to download. The good: it … Continue reading “Download Skype 5.0”