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Jan 04

Skype bans Nimbuzz and fring while faking stats

Posted by SimonB in VoIP , Skype , Nimbuzz , im , fring , chat


In July of 2010 the guys over at reported the news that Skype had cowardly banned them from using the Skype api. Skype responded with a stinging responce claiming that fring had mis used Skype software and that fring was using Skype software in a way it wasn’t designed to be used. They went on to claim "there is no truth to fring’s claims that Skype has blocked it. fring made the decision to remove Skype functionality on its own."

Oct 07

The end of the cellphone?

Posted by The Organ Harvester in Wireless communication , Tablet Computers , Skype , Mobility , mobile internet , ipad , cellular phones

The Organ Harvester

This is a scenario that I am putting out there after thinking about yesterday's topic of tablet computers. If tablet computers are going to improve mobility reducing all the things we need to carry around, what does this mean for the simple cellular phone.

Sep 16

Mobile operators could be at risk from Internet calls

Posted by barrmar in Skype for mobiles , Skype , Mobile VOIP , Google talk , Cell phone networks , blackberry


The latest offering of free phone calls to the US and Canada by  Google should be getting the mobile operators worried. Mobile VOIP is taking off, and the impact is likely to be significant.

Mar 04

Skype changes sides

Posted by EgbertFly in Windows , Symbian , Skype , mobile



Mar 02

Life indoors - Skype the World

Posted by sgb in telephone , Skype , Personal Computer , Literature , books


Skype, or at least a Skype-type application, was predicted 100 years ago.

Mar 01

Skype leaves Mobile users high and dry

Posted by EgbertFly in Windows , VoIP , Skype , mobile , 7



Feb 08

The impact of the Internet on our lives

Posted by barrmar in Skype , internet , eLearning


Thirty years ago an international call was prohibitively expensive. Speaking to family spread around the world cost real money. 

Feb 07

The brilliance of IM

Posted by The Source in Skype , messenger , im , gtalk , fring , cellphone

The Source

My sister-in-law has a daughter that is currently doing the au-pair thing in America.

Feb 02

I prefer a dinner party to Facebook!

Posted by sgb in Twitter , Social networks , Skype , Myspace , Facebook


Social networking, computerwise, is a problem for me. I do it, but always wonder why.

I read the articles about people leaving Twitter, or Skype, or Facebook with glee. Yet I sign on daily just to see what has happened in the world.

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