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Skype for Android downloaded 70 million times on 1,300 “unique Android devices” [Infographic]

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Skype has just crowned itself “the most popular video calling application on Android.” I know a few people who would argue that there are better apps out there, but the numbers are hard to argue aga…

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Commmunication

Skype adds video calling for Galaxy Tab 10.1, Xoom, Droid Bionic & more. Oh, and advertisements, too!

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Skype has added 14 new devices to its list of supported phones and tablets capable of Skype video calling on Android.The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Motorola Droid Bionic headline the list of new devices, howev…

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Android Apps

New Skype update brings video calling to a slew of handsets

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Great news for you Skype users out there. Android’s Skype client just gave itself a sizable update, officially bringing video calling to a number of new devices. Actually, the new version more than dou…

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Android Hacks

Skype video calling comes to more phones through hacked APK

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Yesterday’s announcement that the Skype video calling on Android is finally an option excited many. At least it did until Skype revealed that only a handful of phones are able to have mobile-to-mobil…

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Commmunication

Skype Video calls on Android now available. Can you see me now? Good.

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Skype for Android took forever to arrive, then took a while to extend beyond Verizon, and even longer to deliver a video calling option. The operative word being took because Skype Android video calling is now a…

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Skype adds 3G calling and security fixes to Android app

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Skype has updated its Android app to offer two major features. The first isn’t so much a feature as it’s a change to addressa bonehead mistake made when the app was developed: Skype now encrypts you…

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Android News

Skype to be on all LTE devices with Video

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Hot on the heels of the announcement of Skype acquiring Qik, Skype has now announced at the Verizon CES conference that it will come pre-installed on all LTE devices, and it will include video calling. There has…

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Android News

Skype to Aquire Qik for $100M

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Qik is one of the better video sharing/conferencing apps in the Android market, and now it’s going to become a part of Skype. Skype recently demoed HD video conferencing on Android, and we expected them t…

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Rumors

Is Skype bringing video chat to Android? [RUMOR]

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Skype is a leader in video chat, but it hasn’t been available on Android since the company’s spat with third-party client Fring. After Nimbuzz was asked to remove Skype from its application month…

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Nimbuzz asked to end Skype support, continue with its own calling service

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It seems another third-party Skype client will no longer support the VoIP calling service. Nimbuzz General Manager Tobias Kemp took to the company blog to announce that Nimbuzz will no longer support Skype ef…

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Android Hacks

Skype 3G calls now available through hacked Android app

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Regarding the Skype Android app that recently became available, the disappointment of many U.S. users can be expressed by a comment we received from Twitter user doyleJack @androinica Wifi only. What’…

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Commmunication

Fring lets Androids share thoughts for only a penny

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Fring thinks it’s time that Android users dump those overpriced calling cards – and that other “PC Calling Company” that charges more for its services. The VoIP calling service from Fring…

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Android Apps

Skype finally available in the Android Market

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Many Android users have been looking forward to this moment, and now the wait finally is over since a bona fide, voice-enabled Skype is available for download in the Market, or via skype.com/m from your phone. T…

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Verizon

Skype Mobile still doesn’t allow Wi-Fi calling, just calls while on Wi-Fi

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The title may seem a little confusing, but bear/bare/Bayer with me for a second. Some users were excited to discover that the Verizon-only Skype Mobile application allowed them to use the app on Wi-Fi. Skype pr…

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Commmunication

Skype kills video calls on Android by blocking Fring

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WTF, Skype? Just days after everyone gets excited about Fring allowing cross-platform video calls and I go through the trouble of showing people how to set it up, you decide to block Fring? Not cool, bro. Fring a…

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