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Free Group Video Calls Now On Skype
2014-04-29 04:41:07

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft's Skype just moved group video calling from a premium service to free of charge for certain platforms and is now available on Windows desktop, Mac and Xbox One. Video calls with multiple people are akin to video conference calls. The service is useful for business meetings when all participants can't make a meeting in person. Families, friends and other groups can use group video calling on Skype to discuss plans or catch up....

Microsoft's Outlook Users Can Now Use Skype From Their Inbox
2013-08-20 09:41:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Skype videoconferencing is now built directly into Microsoft’s Outlook.com email service for users in the UK, United States, Canada and others. Microsoft vowed it would begin offering email users the Skype feature since April and now say they hope to begin rolling it out in more countries “in the near future.” Once a Skype account is merged with an Outlook.com email account, users only need to install a plug-in for the Chrome,...

Microsoft Updates Skype For Android 4.0
2013-07-02 12:40:38

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you have an Android handset or tablet, you may have noticed that Skype updated this morning. That's because Microsoft updated with Skype for Android 4.0. The makeover is modeled somewhat after the new Skype app built for Windows 8, with a much more graphical interface. The new Skype app has a similar look to the PC version, as well as the Windows Phone 8 version, and makes it easy to start a conversation with a contact either by...

2013-06-27 23:49:29

Telephone Magic now offers its own budget-oriented USB telephone on hold message player. Messages On Hold are easier than ever with new digital message unit designed for continuous audio playback. Niagara Falls, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Telephone Magic Inc. has been providing Message On Hold system equipment and On Hold Message productions since early 1989. A leading online supplier of business On Hold Messages, Telephone Magic has now released a new USB Message On Hold system,...

Skype Video Messaging Now Open To The Public
2013-06-18 04:46:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Email, Facebook messages, SMS and phone calls all have at least one thing in common; the recipient doesn´t need to be using the same platform at the same time as the sender to receive their message. In other words, each of these forms of digital communication will be right there waiting for the recipient whenever they get the time to check the corresponding inbox. The same could not be said for one of the largest video...

2013-06-04 23:23:22

CEO Bryant Wilson warns about security and reliability issues. Shreveport, LA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Companies that drop landline phone service in favor of Voice Over IP could have unexpected problems with the service, warns company CEO Bryant Wilson in a recent On Hold Company blog post. "Hosted IP Telephony, also known as VOIP, seems like an attractive cost-cutting option for a small business," he said. "However, business owners need to understand the security and reliability issues...

2013-05-17 23:13:51

LeadFerret, the free B2B data site, today announced the launch of their searchable SaaS Directory. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 LeadFerret users already enjoy free access to over 15+ million business contacts with complete information, including email addresses, social media links, and an extensive set of search tools. Today LeadFerret announced the addition of a specialized search page that allows users to search and see full contact information for contacts employed by SaaS...

2013-05-03 23:01:10

League management software text messaging allows parents, players and officials to be instantly notified of rained out games, time changes or other league announcements. (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 "SMS Text Messaging has been in the works for a while and we are happy to announce that the first version of this feature is now available." said a happy LeagueToolbox senior partner Chris Christie "Leagues that have SMS Text Messaging activated with LeagueToolbox will see a check box option during...

Skype Launches In-The-Browser Video Calling For Outlook
2013-04-30 12:33:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Video phones like those seen in numerous science fiction movies and TV shows such as “The Jetsons” still haven´t actually arrived, but Skype and Apple´s Facetime have been the next best thing. However, Facetime is still limited to Apple devices while Skype has required a proprietary client that necessitated a download. The Skype program would also have to run in the background. Last summer Microsoft...

Skype Users Spend More Time On The Service Than Ever Before
2013-04-04 05:53:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Skype announced on Wednesday that its users now spend more than two billion minutes per day on the service, a milestone that underscores just how popular the Voice-over-IP (VoIP) platform has become. The company put the figures into perspective by noting that two billion minutes is the equivalent of 1.388 million days, 3,805 years or nearly 38 centuries — long enough to travel to the moon and back more than 225,000 times....

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