Archive for May, 2011

#Skype Extras partner EasyBits releases game uninstall tool

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

A year after eBay bought Skype, EasyBits became Skype?s biggest developer partner, releasing dozens of desktop games through the Skype Extras Manager. The May 27th release of Skype for Windows included the Gold release of the EasyBits GO console. The update surprised and upset some users. EasyBits? responded to user concerns: EasyBits Games [...]
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Would you like #Skype to offer collect calling? From #Faircall?

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Few mobile operators let you accept collect calls; neither does Skype or Google Voice. I interviewed the genial Joey Zukran of Faircall about reverse charge calling. Would you partner with Faircall? Would you want Skype to let you accept or make collect calls? Let?s see if we reach the same conclusions.
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HTC WP7 Camera Sports A 12MP Camera That Does Raw Captures.

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

HTC WP7 http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
Engadget directed me to a tweet and a tweetpic by the  Phone reviewer Eldar Murtazin to witness a new WP7  HTC phone with a fantastic camera specs.
Just like many DSLRs of today the 12MP camera is capable of doing many things similar to those cameras carry, like Raw capture, exposure compensation, and exposure [...]

Can you spot the usability flaw in this popup advert?

Friday, May 27th, 2011

  That?s right! Because the window pane is smaller than the ad, users cannot see the ad?s ?close? button, hidden on the right. To use Skype you must dismiss the ad but it is not obvious that the only way is to resize the entire application window. How about one or more [...]
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Download: Skype for Windows 5.5.3.0.116 Hotfix

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Download Skype for Windows 5.5.3.0.116 Hotfix. It addresses problems some users had connecting to the Skype network. A Mac hotfix is coming soon but Linux users should follow the manual procedure to repair the shared.xml file. [...]
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Download: Skype for Mac 5.1.0.968 Hotfix

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Download Skype for Mac 5.1.0.968. It addresses problems some users had connecting to the Skype network. Change log. Everyone else is downloading the new patched Skype clients. Why not you? [...]
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Omnio Wowkeys Stand To WoW iPhone iPad users.

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Wowkeys http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
If you are as frustrated by having to dangle your iPhone from your computer to keep it in charge, new product might put you at ease. Omnio Wowkeys allows you to dock your smaller idevice to the keyboard and you will get much more than just charging.
Now you can start syncing with iTunes, typing [...]

TinyCo Invites All Mobile Game Developers To Apply Apply For No So TinyFund.

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

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After raising 18 Million in Series A funding, led by Andreessen Horowitz and joined by Ron Conway, Keith Rabois, and a handful of other angels, TinyCo is on the move to help out mobile game developers and conquer some of the gaming market that is growing out of every corner. It should be not much [...]

Skype (Microsoft) Drops Asterisk Support, Ending Skype For Asterisk

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Skype ends Asterisk for Skype Agreement http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
Within two weeks of acquiring Skype, Microsoft is set out to cut all Open Source ties to Skype, begining with Asterisk, the best open source IPPBX in the world.
According to a letter from Digium to it’s customers, Skype will not renew its agreement with Digium that allowed Asterisk [...]

Android At Marker Faire!

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

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I almost forgot about this post on Android developers blog. Last weekend was the Maker Faire, and Google was very visible.
Of all the nifty things, ADB, Android Developer Blog noted the following information;
Bits and Pieces from Googlers at the Faire
Most of these are 20%-project output of the new open-source project called Easy Peripheral…
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