Tag Archives | Skype Extras

Skype Extras: Goals and Achievements

Recently Skype announced the crossing of a benchmark for the Skype Extras program: passing the ten million download mark in just over four months of availability. In the past I have written about a few of their successful partners: Pamela, Skylook, Unyte and HiDefConferencing. According to this press release (and the Skype Extras Downloads report) […]

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Pamela 3.5: More Cool Personalization for Skype

Pamela Systems’ Pamela, “a personal digital assistant for Skype”, has been one of the more popular Skype Partner offerings with its wide range of Skype enhancement features. and over 350,000 downloads as of early April. Offered in four different editions (Basic, Standard, Premium, Business), Pamela’s latest Version 3.5 was launched a couple of weeks ago. […]

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HighSpeedConferencing.com – When The Meeting Grows Beyond Ten

Skype 3.x allows conferencing for up to ten participants whether on Skype or SkypeOut; of course for SkypeOut participants there is the standard SkypeOut charge. Actually, you need one of the newer Intel Core 2 Duo processors to get to ten, otherwise the limit reduces to five. And you can set up conference calls directly […]

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Call Center Infrastructure Disruption – A True Voice 2.0 Application Incorporating Skype

OnState’s Web-based ACD for Skype 3.0 Brings 20 Years of Enterprise Call Center Experience to the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Market What changes to Call Center infrastructure and business model can be wrought if you combine A team with over 20 years experience as seasoned call center solution provider executives in the enterprise call center […]

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Avoid BIOS Information Probing – An Update

Seems like there were requests for more details behind the issue whereby Skype’s Plug-In Manager had the ability to read your BIOS and motherboard serial number. As a result Kurt Sauer, Skype’s Chief Security Officer, has expanded his post of yesterday with some additional explanation of how they ended up with this problem. As a […]

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Fring … but Do Not File Transfer!

Last week I also tried out Fring (see Stuart’s previous post) on my blogger evaluation Nokia N80i phone via my home office WiFi connection (it could also work with GSM but never got the chance to try it out). I have also been trying out Truphone with some excellent success for about six weeks. First […]

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Note to (VoIP) Innovators: Market Thyself

Over the past eleven years I have been providing consulting services to startups related to business plans and business development activities. If there is one major sin of innovative startups, and roadblock to their success, it is their refusal to accept the need to involve experienced assistance with the development and growth of their markets, […]

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Unyte – An Extras Gallery Success Story

Intuitive Desktop Sharing Application Brining in Over 5,000 Installs Daily WebDialogs has been offering beta versions of its Unyte desktop sharing application for Skype for over six months. However, with the release of Skype 3.0, Unyte has become one of the top downloads from the Extras Gallery resulting in over 5,000 installations daily. Simply doing […]

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Skype 3.0 — New Feature Guide….

Yesterday Skype released its initial Skype for Windows 3.0 beta with several new features. However, the press release does not really show the entire picture and, in fact, two of the four features mentioned were available in the previous 2.6 beta – namely, Click-to-Call and Skypecasts Live. Click-to-Call is simply an embedding of the previously […]

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Skylook 2 – Building Business Processes Around Skype

Last weekend Netralia launched Version 2 of Skylook – a tool that links Skype to that ubiquitous contact management and email tool, Outlook 2000/XP/2003, and extends facets of the Skype experience to your mobile phone. In an interview with Jeremy Hague, Skylook’s CEO, I learned that Skylook is rapidly becoming a key business tool for […]

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