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Skype set to launch Mobile IPhone Applications!!!

iphoneSkype is set to launch a mobile application for the iPhone, one for BlackBerry devices in May.The iPhone application will be announced on Tuesday during a press conference at the CTIA Wireless 2009 trade show in Las Vegas.
Skype, which is owned by eBay, has been a noticeable latecomer to the App Store, which features several other Voice Over Internet Protocol applications.One of those, Fring, uses Skype’s API. People can make free Skype-user-to-Skype-user calls, or use SkypeOut, a paid service where people can call landlines and mobiles via Skype. The iPhone Skype application can only be used over Wi-Fi and not over the cellular networks, a condition demanded by operators so as to not steal voice revenue.
Skype does not yet have a native application for BlackBerry devices, although third-party developers again have utilized Skype’s API. One of those services is IM+ for Skype, which enables chat, free calls to Skype users and SkypeOut. Skype did not provide the application’s May launch date.Skype’s application for the Windows Mobile OS has been available for several years.

March 30, 2009 Posted by | Fact, News, Personal | , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Cool Features of IE8!

ie8Microsoft launched its new browser in the market one week ago. The New browser is Internet Explorer8 with new cool features and is greatly advanced considering the previous version of Internet Explorer.

Web browsers were once so mundane that Microsoft took five years to upgrade IE6, introduced with Windows XP in 2001, to IE7. Millions still use IE6. Meanwhile, Firefox, introduced in late 2004, has racked up significant market share and popularized features, such as tab browsing, which lets you quickly click back to several open Web pages.

Internet Explorer 8, gets people to the information they need, fast, and provides protection that no other browser can match. This new version of Internet Explorer was a significant improvement on previous editions. The safety features in IE8 are very good. It can spot dubious websites and alert you if you’re about to fall foul of, let’s say, a phishing website, because it has a constantly updating list of dodgy sites. * Microsoft supplies a version of IE for Windows Mobile devices that can be downloaded freely.

* A separate Web interface for Xbox 360.E8

* “Web slices” let you quickly call up selected content from a Web page

* “Accelerators” make it easier to cut and paste text from one page and insert it on another * Extremely fast to browse through the information

* Reliable software that can be easily downloaded

* Good safety features

* Helps to spot dubious tricky websites

* User Friendly interface.

March 23, 2009 Posted by | Fact, News, Personal | , , , , | 6 Comments