Skype and Linux don’t have the best history, but installing Skype on Ubuntu has never been easier. Learn how to get the most popular VOIP client running on your Ubuntu Linux PC.
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Skype is not the only software for free online voice calling. Here’s our hand-picked list of the best Skype alternatives which are much better than Skype.
With Skype removing the need to have user accounts to participate in conversations, user accounts might become obsolete in the near future. Here’s why.
When making Skype calls on a Windows machine, you may have noticed your computer’s volume takes a noticeable drop. Here is the fix.
Recently Microsoft updated their Skype platform (on everything but Linux), so it’s time that Linux users dumped Skype. Here’s a list of four decent alternatives worth checking out.
Are you unhappy with the way Skype works? If so, here are 6 hacks you can use to improve your Skype experiences.
Microsoft added advertisements to the Skype client after it acquired Skype. Here is how you can remove advertisements in Skype desktop client.
Do you record interviews for video blogs? In this article we look at various ways to capture your video conversations on Mac with both FaceTime and Skype.
If you have several Skype accounts and wish to connect to them all at the same time, you will be frustrated at the limitation of the Skype client. Here is the workaround for you to run multiple Skype accounts in various OS.
Mobile privacy is almost non-existent. Telecommunications providers know when we place a call, the number we dial, and how long the conversation lasts. If this makes you uncomfortable, here are 5 changes you can make to reduce how much your phone carrier knows about you.
If you have installed Skype in Ubuntu, you will notice that it doesn’t come with an indicator displayed in the system tray. Use this method to install Skype instead: In the terminal, type: sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ $(lsb_release -sc) partner" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install skype && sudo apt-get -f install This will install […]
There are no lack of communication apps for Windows 8. In this article, we will focus on the top 3 new communication apps for Windows 8.
Are you on the hunt for a low-latency voice chat and recording software for groups? Mumble is a popular, open-source voice-over-IP (VOIP) solution that can intelligently differentiate between voice and background noise, making for a very clean sound. Here is how you can install and set it up in Linux.
If you are both a Skype and Ubuntu user, you will know that Skype does not really integrate well into the system. While Skype comes with a Linux desktop client that you can install on Ubuntu, it doesn’t integrate itself into the system theme, nor does it makes use of the system notification panel. If […]
It definitely seemed a little odd that Skype didn’t have a dedicated app for the iPad. Sure, the iPhone app worked, but it definitely wasn’t making good use of everything the iPad has to offer. It just seemed odd, as suddenly Skyping has become so big, it’s now considered a verb. Calling people through an […]
Do you love to video chat with friends? Do you spend a good amount of time chatting with random strangers at omegle.com, Skype or other free internet chat rooms that support video chatting ? If yes, then ManyCam is a brilliant webcam application which you will love using. ManyCam lets you use your webcam with […]
Most Instant Messaging applications keep a history log of all your conversation. When you need to access your history, you can just do a quick search within the app to retrieve the conversation. The only problem arises when you are using multiple IM applications, multiple computers, or both. In such situation, retrieving a particular history […]
I am what you could call an instant message junkie. Between Facebook, Yahoo, Google and Blackberry messengers, I am always chatting with someone. In some cases Instant messaging from a mobile device just won’t cut it. What would happen if you were at a friend’s house and you need to get a hold of someone […]