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LG launches LED HD 3D TV – and yes, you still need to wear those glasses

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LG has announced a brand new 3D television, the LX9500, which is built using LED technology – not like the LCD screens many other 3D screens are using. The television is also super thin – measuring 16mm thin – and is said to allow you to watch any movie from any direction because of its “Multi Picture Format”, unlike many others which are limited sitting directly at the screen. You […]

TG Podcast: Ep. 1 – We’re Back…

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And we’re back with something new. Thanks to Stewart, we are getting back into the podcast game, though we are going to do this monthly. Yeah, I know, a monthly podcast. Basically that would mean that we would basically catch you up with an entire month’s worth of news in a 30 or so minute show, and thanks to Stewart’s wonderful (or infamous) editing skills, we did just that. The […]

Guess what, a HD web camera.

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Since Skype has announced that it will support HD video during conversations, we thought it would take a year until we see a camera that would allow you to use this feature. Turns out, it wasn’t that long. FaceVision has announced a brand new HD camera called the TouchCam N1 camera. Simply connect the camera with the USB cable and there you go, 720p HD resolution video. No more pixelation […]

Skype Video Goes HD!

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Today Skype announced a remarkable step up in the world of video calling. The latest version of Skype is going to suport HD video calling which can be received at up to 720p, Skype has also announced plans to embed the software into televisions that are ‘internet-ready’. Surprisingly this significant upgrade doesn’t come with much of a cost to the end-user, the new FV TouchCam N1 HD webcamera being available […]

Skype founders/eBay legal spat ends, gets 14 percent stake in new Skype

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eBay has announced that it has settled a lawsuit with the co-founders of Skype around its sale of the VoIP service, allowing the deal signed by eBay with several investment firms to sell a majority stake in the company worth US$2 billion to go ahead as planned. The founders, Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, will take on a 14 percent stake of the company, while eBay will still hold a […]

eBay to sell 65 percent stake in Skype

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It’s confirmed! eBay has said that it will sell a 65 percent controlling stake of internet telephony and VoIP service Skype to private investors, ending a relationship that was confusing in the first place to many people in the tech sector. The private investors include the previously revealed Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures and Silver Lake Partners, but also include the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board; and have agreed to pay […]

NYT : eBay reaches deal to sell Skype

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Internet auction website eBay is reportedly have reached a deal that would see Skype being sold to a group of private investors, months after announcing its intention of spinning off the online telephony and VoIP service, according to the New York Times, citing two people who were briefed on the plans. It is expected that the announcement would be held on Wednesday, or Tuesday in America. Though eBay has not […]

Three to launch new social phone – integrates Facebook, Live Messenger & Skype

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3 Australia will be releasing another phone to Australia that will integrate Skype, but will also include integration with popular IM Windows Live Messenger and social network Facebook in attempt to create a more social-friendly phone. Called the INQ1 – pronounced as “ink one”, the phone is expected to be around by Christmas. The phone is, according to The Guardian, based around an open platform, meaning that any site wishes […]

Fring brings Skype, VoIP to iPhone

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You can now use VoIP and Skype without jailbreaking your iPhone, thanks to Fring, a free mobile Voice-over-IP service, after releasing a brand new app for the Apple’s App Store. This means, basically, you can now make Skype-to-Skype calls on your iPhone. As well as the Skype functionality, Fring will also allow you to chat (and call) your friends over on MSN, Google Talk, AIM, Yahoo, Twitter, ICQ and its […]

Skype joint venture in China snags and stores users’ messages

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According to a report released on Wednesday (PDF) by Canadian researchers; the Skype joint-venture in China, TOM-Skype, is recording customer text chats and then censoring them if it contains certain keywords related to topics that the Chinese government deemed objectionable. Sensitive words include the Falun Gong, Taiwan independence and earthquake. The group also found that there logs of intercepted messages, where if one person types the word “fuck” into the […]

Skypephone gets redesign – now in black

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Jay is going to be happy with this news; the 3 Skypephone has now gotten a redesign, and it looks better than before. Dubbed the Skypephone S2, it now offers HSDPA data, a 3.2 megapixel camera, 50MB of internal memory with a microSD slot and the same old Skype support. The design has also been changed, as now the phone sports an brushed aluminium and black plastic cover, in a […]

Skypes Back!

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YAY! Skype is back…. —————- Now playing: Panic! At the Disco – I Write Sins Not Tragedies via FoxyTunes

Hmmm, Skype is gone. Oh no!

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OMG OMG OMG OMG, WHERE THE HELL IS SKYPE???? Well little boys and girls, you see Skype has disappeared to the land of OZ! No not really. Skype are having some problems with their client. So that means you cannot sign into Skype on any computer or interact with the Skype program. Here is a post from one of the Skype staff.   Hey,   even though it is too […]

Free Internet Calls!

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Free your conversations. Skype-to-Skype calls are always free – but that’s just the start. Talk, listen, watch, read, write to anyone, anywhere in the world without worrying about cost, distance or time. DOWNLOAD