Hands On with Skype Qik

Not content with face-to-face phone calls, Skype also wants to be the Snapchat of instant video. These days Skype is pretty much the de facto standard when it comes to consumer-grade VoIP and video calls, letting you talk to your friends in real time. Apple’s FaceTime has won over some iGadget users, but if you…

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How Facebook Can Help When Disaster Strikes

Facebook’s 1.32 billion users already update their friends and family on their jobs, vacations and clothing choices. Now, with a new feature launched by the social networking site Wednesday, users can update people about their safety during disasters. With “Safety Check,” users can let friends and family know whether they’re safe when an earthquake, hurricane…

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