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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....

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...

New Windows 8 Skye App
2012-10-22 20:14:46

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online If you were wondering when you'd see the reason Microsoft acquired Skype, wait for the Windows 8 launch later this week. The VoIP provider will launch Skype for Windows 8, the company said this week. Skype promises the new app will deliver "an experience that is simpler, faster and easier to use," it says in Microsoft's news center. Skype for Windows 8 offers IM, audio and video calls, and also takes advantage of new features and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'