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Feb 08, 2014 Skype for BlackBerry 10 updated to improve video calling and messaging
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Back in October Skype for BlackBerry 10 got a nice update that brought a new UI but since then the app hasn't any other updates. Now though, a new release is filtering through BlackBerry World that will hopefully improve the overall experience when using the app. As noted in the change log, the update addresses some bugs with video calling and messaging. Outside of that, Skype just noted 'other improvements' as being the biggest change. In any case, the update is live now in BlackBerry World. Continue Reading →
Oct 26, 2013 Could a native BlackBerry 10 Skype app be on its way?
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When it was first announced that Skype would be coming to BlackBerry 10 back in January, it got many people excited but the question at the time was will it be native, or would it be an Android port. That question was then answered via the Skype website itself. It was going to be an Android port. While many complained it was a port, others gladly downloaded it but it was buggy to say the least. Updates were pushed out to make things smoother but you still can't beat a native app.

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Oct 25, 2013 Skype updated with a new UI - Now available in BlackBerry World
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BlackBerry 10 devices finally got Skype back in April 2013. Initially for the BlackBerry Q10 with OS 10.1 and the Z10 followed suit around May. It has had a few updates since then and today we see another update occur. There is no changelog but upon updating you'll see that it has a UI change. It is still an Android port but it seems to be smoother than it was.

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Jun 21, 2013 Skype expands voucher offer - Sign up now for a free 3-month Skype Unlimited World subscription
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Back in April Skype offered up free 3-month vouchers for Skype Unlimited World subscriptions. The offer was valid in specific regions and only for a limited time, but they have now expanded the offer so even more customers can take advantage of it.

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Jun 17, 2013 How to send a Skype video message on BlackBerry 10
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Did you know you can send video messages through Skype? Here's how!

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Jun 13, 2013 Skype for BlackBerry 10 updated with bug fixes and stability improvements
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While still listed as a preview, a new version of Skype for BlackBerry 10 is rolling out through BlackBerry World right now and it's noted to include several bug fixes and stability improvements. Noted as being v3.2.439.50, Skype was nice enough to include a full change log to go with it, so here's some of the highlights for you all:

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May 14, 2013 Skype now available for the BlackBerry Z10
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We saw Skype pop up in BlackBerry World over the weekend for the BlackBerry Z10, but at that point only users running a leaked version of OS 10.1 could get at it. Today with the announcement that OS 10.1 will be rolling out for the Z10, users will finally be able to install Skype from BlackBerry World.

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May 12, 2013 Running OS 10.1 on your Z10? Grab Skype now in BlackBerry World
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Apr 26, 2013 Download Skype for the BlackBerry Z10 ahead of official release
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As you all know, Skype has been released for the BlackBerry Q10 officially but those of you with a BlackBerry Z10 will have to wait. If you're the adventurous type though and don't mind sideloading an app, you can have Skype on your BlackBerry Z10 right now. It's the same build as what is on the BlackBerry Q10 but it works fine on the BlackBerry Z10 all things considered. Continue Reading →
Apr 25, 2013 We go hands on with Skype on the BlackBerry Q10
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We told you that Skype had become available for the few lucky folk that have the BlackBerry Q10 or the Dev Alpha C, so in true CrackBerry fashion it's time to show you how it looks on video. Although the app is an Android port it seems to work perfectly for me as you will see.

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Apr 24, 2013 Skype for the BlackBerry Q10 now available in BlackBerry World
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If you're one of the lucky ducks that happens to have a BlackBerry Q10 or Dev Alpha C, you'll be happy to know that Skype is now available for download in BlackBerry World. It looks like it's still in somewhat of a beta for now as it's called Skype (Preview) but it should be pretty solid overall.

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Mar 14, 2013 Soulja Boy Instagrams photo of BlackBerry Z10 running Skype Beta
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We don't have the back story on the photo (above) that Soulja Boy posted to Instagram tonight, but I'm guessing the Porsche Design BlackBerry in the background is his, while the Z10 in his hand belongs to somebody from #TEAMBLACKBERRY. With the BlackBerry Z10 hitting the USA next week, it makes sense that some celebs and VIPs would be receiving early demos. 

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Feb 08, 2013 Skype collaborating with BlackBerry to ensure the app runs well on BlackBerry 10
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Yesterday, we were able to confirm that the Skype app coming to BlackBerry 10 would indeed be an Android port initially when it arrives on BlackBerry 10. Understandably, this raised a lot of questions about how well it would work overall and whether or not it play nicely with BlackBerry integration. Earlier today, we received an email from a Skype spokesperson further clarifying the situation and how Skype customers can expect the app to run on BlackBerry 10.

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Feb 07, 2013 Skype for BlackBerry 10 will be an Android port
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Jan 30, 2013 Skype for BlackBerry 10 announced!
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Wait, what?? Yes, you read the title correctly. SKYPE is coming to BlackBerry 10. You wanted it, you got it. Announced today during the BlackBerry 10 unveiling, Skype stated their plans to support the BlackBerry 10 platform. It's been up in the air as to if it would happen at all, but it did -- and that's pretty awesome. Skype will be available soon on both the BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 devices.

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Jan 15, 2013 Skype icons turn up in latest BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha update
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In the latest BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha OS update, some sleuthing found a few hidden gems burried in the OS. When diving into the embeded icons, BBVietnam came across the icon set for the device that included not only FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn, but also Skype. Yes, that Skype. Now we can't say for sure what this means (if anything) but it is a good sign. We've had no official word on either side as to if Skype will be available for BlackBerry 10 at all, but the icons do get us a bit curious regardless. 

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Nov 11, 2012 Windows Phone 8 gets Skype (preview)... reminds me just how much I want to see Skype on BlackBerry 10
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Literally just minutes ago, Microsoft put live a preview version of Skype for Windows Phone 8 into their app store. Just to rub some salt on the wounds while we wait for BlackBerry 10, Daniel Rubino (the Editor in Chief of our sister site Windows Phone Central), called me up to test out his shiny new Skype app on his equally shiny and new Nokia Lumia 920. Watch the video above and you can see it in action. Microsoft owns Skype of course, so it's no surprise that they're putting effort into seamlessly integrating Skype into the Windows Phone 8 experience. I'm not going to deny it... the Skype experience in this preview looks real good.

Skype is one of those apps I find people are either 100% down with or just don't care about at all. Personally, I rely on Skype. I'm logged into Skype whenever I'm at the computer and make literally dozens of Skype calls every day. Outside the web browser, Skype is without a doubt my most-used app. It's definitely an app I want to see on my BlackBerry 10 phone come 2013.

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Jun 25, 2012 Netflix, Skype and others - What is RIM doing to close the app gap
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Where are the apps? When will RIM get Skype and Netflix on the PlayBook, do they care if they're on the platform?

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Jun 18, 2012 CrackBerry goes to Waterloo - A new RIM for a fresh future
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The New RIM is here and on a mission to succeed. They are also committed to helping developers succeed as well.

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May 18, 2012 BlackBerry would have a team of developers at Netflix's door in 24 hours if they asked for it
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Here's the deal. When BlackBerry 10 launches later this year, it's critically important that there is no major app gap on the platform. We don't need 500,000 apps (of which 400,000 are crapps), but we do need to have all the major ones there in good functioning order.

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Feb 01, 2012 Skype email petition and campaign: We want Skype on the BlackBerry PlayBook!!
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May 09, 2011 Rumor: Microsoft to buy Skype for $7 Billion
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Apr 25, 2011 Review: IM+ Talk for BlackBerry
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Skype is one of the best ways to reach out to people for free or cheap. From your desktop or laptop you can enjoy free VoIP or Videos calls between Skype members. You can even get into group video calling. But what if you find yourself without a computer? Armed with your BlackBerry, you can still keep in contact by using the IM+ Talk application. Through IM+ talk, you unlock some of the features that make Skype so useful. Free and Cheap VoIP calls, instant messaging and file sharing between members; you are never too far away from those important to you (whether you can admit they are or not).  Let’s check out what IM+ Talk has to offer.

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Mar 26, 2010 Skype Mobile for BlackBerry A to Z
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Mar 25, 2010 Skype Mobile Now Available for Verizon Users ... But What About Other Carriers?
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Mar 23, 2010 Skype Mobile For Verizon Wireless Available Thursday
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It really hasn't been any secret that Skype was coming to Verizon. We just didn't know exactly when it was coming. The announcement today from Skype and Verizon has shed some light on the when portion. Starting tomorrow, Verizon users will be able to get their Skype on with quite a few devices. Intially, for BlackBerry users the app will work on BlackBerry Storm 9530, Storm2 9550, Curve 8330, Curve 8530, 8830 World Edition and Tour 9630 smartphones. Some features listed below:

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Mar 08, 2010 Verizon Shows Off Skype And Tells Us How To Use It
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