Stories by Brent W. Hopkins


With over 500 million user accounts worldwide, <a href="">Skype</a> is one of the most popular free Voice-over-Internet Protocol (<a href="">VoIP</a>) services around. Skype is probably most famous for its <a href="">video</a> chat service, but it also provides telephony (the paid Skype-out feature even allows you to call landline and cell phone numbers) and text-chat services. Until recently, <a href="">Verizon</a> stood out as the only carrier to allow Skype calls on its network. That has now changed--somewhat--with the introduction of the Skype app for Android 2.1 and above.

Written by Brent W. Hopkins07 Oct. 10 06:42