5 IT ‘must-haves’ if you work from home

The popularity of work from home positions is on the rise – and for good reason. Remove the office and the commute and it seems people across a huge number of industries are more motivated, less likely to be ill, more productive and, believe it or not, collaborating with colleagues more effectively. That said, this…

Skype gift cards hit the UK highstreet

Skype will be introducing prepaid gift cards to the UK highstreet after signing deals with a number of leading UK shops. The voice and video calling service will now offer £10 and £20 gift cards, stocked in 1,400 Asda, Currys,…

Using Skype in Ethiopia could lead to 15 years in prison

The Ethiopian government has made it a criminally offence to use VoIP services like Skype or Google Talk in their country, punishable by as much as 15 years in prison. The bans also extend to social networking features that make…

Skype for Android gets video calling with new update

Owners of select Android phones with the Skype app today get an update that lets them use the popular VoIP client to make video calls too. Working over both Wi-Fi and 3G connections, users can use both front facing…

Facebook adding Skype-powered video calls?

Earlier in the year Facebook and Skype joined forces to allow users of both services to communicate across both platforms. What began as just messaging and online notifications could be about to expand into full-blown video calling however, as code…

VIDEO – Hands-on with the Nokia N8

Nokia, faced with falling confidence in their handsets, are looking to really up their game with the Nokia N8 smartphone. Their new flagship model, it runs the new Symbian ^3 software as well as packing in a 12MP camera, HDMI-out…

Gallery: iPhone 4 official pics

The iPhone 4 has been unleashed unto the tech world, and a very capable smartphone it seems indeed. With a display that packs in 4x as many pixels as previous models, 720p HD video recording, FaceTime video conferencing, the new…