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As of late last night, my Skype has been acting strange. It's not sending IMs or allowing me to make calls to ANYONE in my contacts. I've even updated to version 5.0, uninstalled, reinstalled it, restarted my computer, nothing is working. Skype has never given me problems before. Anyone know what's up?

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Check on the internet about SKYPE having comuter problems last week, perhaps it is stll having problems

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A video call is a call whereby the caller and the called can see each other on their respective devices. BUT, till now video calls were permitted only on 3G networks. And not all have 3G on their mobile phones. Or, not all phones are 3G compatible. You can still make a video call even if you do not have a 3G enabled phone or you do not subscribe to 3G network. How? Read on.
Fring and Skype have jointly come out with a new Fring social network whereby all Skype users using Fring on their phones can now make video calls over WiFI networks. Meaning, if I am a Skype user and accessing Skype through Fring on my phone then I can make a video call to any other Skype user (through Fring) if I have access to a WiFi network. Whether my phone is 3G network capable or not or whether I subscribe to 3G networks or not. Only requirement is a front camera on my phone.
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Skype is a popular, easy to use and reliable VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) program, that allows you call and talk to other Skype users, video chat and more for free over the internet.
With Skype you can not only have voice chats on your computer - just like telephone, only for free - but also make real phone calls at much lower rates, using the SkypeOut service and paying with Skype credit. Besides voice chats, Skype also includes standard IM functionalities (written conversations, emoticons, user avatars and so on) and also lets you have group video conferences.

Improved video interface These video calls are precisely the main focus on Skype's latest version. The program's interface has been completely redesigned with video conferences on mind. This means it's been made wider so that video fits in perfectly with your written chat, your contact list and a toolbar to manage conversation. The new interface is transformed when you make a call, getting rid of all the clutter, so you just see the video images, and controls. Group video is still being tested in this version, and it's pretty cool.
The sound quality during our testing was perfect: loud and clear. Video sometimes appeared a bit pixelated, but nothing we couldn't really deal with. There was also one nice detail, and that's the ability to see your own video image built-in on your contact's video, and the option to take a snapshot of your own image.

Facebook integration The other major development is Facebook integration. This is a pretty big thing, as not only does it give you your news feed in the app - anyone can do that - but adds call and sms buttons to any of your friends who share their contact numbers. If you've paid for Skype minutes, you can call your Facebook friends, and if they're also signed in to Skype you can call them for free. One of the best new features is the automatic call recovery - drop a call and it's put in pause. Restarting it is now really easy.
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