As we all know Microsoft has mashed up Microsoft Accounts with Skype, which means that you can now login to Skype using your Microsoft account and even merge your Microsoft and Skype I.D.s. If you are confused as to how you can login to Skype by Using a Microsoft account, then see the simple guide given below.
The famous IM+ Web Messenger has recently released its multi-messenger app for Windows 8. This web service already has applications for desktop (Windows, Mac OS X and Linux) and Mobile (Android, iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry) platforms, which can be used to sign to multiple messaging services simultaneously, including Yahoo, MSN, Facebook, Gtalk, Skype, ICQ, Jabber and others. The IM+ messenger is also widely used to directly login to instant messaging Continue Reading →
As we all know, Skype is one of the most famous instant messaging and VOIP applications in the world. It is not only a Facebook integrated chat client but a complete VOIP package that has become a need for millions of users. Recently, some users have started complaining that they are facing problems of high system resource consumption by Skype in Windows 8, including an increase in CPU and memory Continue Reading →
Skype Translate is a translation utility for Skype, which allows instant translation of text chats in numerous languages. For example, if you are having a conversation with a Japanese client who has problem communicating in English, you can use Skype Translate to chat with him in his/her native language. This can be done by simply typing the message in your own language (e.g. English) and it will be automatically translated Continue Reading →
Despite the fact that Ubuntu 11.10 uses an app-indicator for displaying Skype menu from the system tray, it does not provide native integration with the Ubuntu messaging menu. Some users find it convenient to have such menus integrated with the messing menu, as anything from Gwibber to Mozilla Thunderbird comes integrated with the Ubuntu messaging menu. Despite no native support for such integration, Skype can be added to the Oneiric Continue Reading →
A few weeks back I covered New Skype Features of Skype 5.5. While the new Skype version provides many useful features such as Facebook integration, it also comes with an annoying Home window. Many Skype users find this window quite frustrating as it pops up automatically when Skype starts. Moreover, it also reduces the utility of the Skype Compact View, since two maximized windows do not allows saving desktop space. Continue Reading →
In the wake of the latest Skype release, I am providing a complete guide regarding the use of all new Facebook integration options. One of the major additions in Skype 5.5 includes a new Facebook tab, which provides easy access to your Facebook feeds, provides status updates, allows adding comments, and chatting with your Facebook contacts. You can also call your Facebook friends from Skype if he/she has added a Continue Reading →