Skype is a commercial application and system for text, voice, and video chat over the Internet, and for using a computer to make telephone calls to conventional telephones around the world.

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Is it normal for a 2011 MBP to display “Not Charging” while using Skype?

Whenever I use Skype, my MBP displays "Not Charging" about 95% of the time. When it is charging, it is extremely slow, gaining 1% over maybe an hour or so. Additionally, if I start using Skype on ...
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Skype Bookmarked Chat Issue

I have a desktop running Ubuntu 11.04 and a MacBook Pro. I have 2 bookmarked chats under Linux version of Skype, but it's not showing under Mac version. Any suggestion?
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How to Access Network services on a MBP with Lion Behind an ISA server

I have a MBP running OSX lion. I work in an academic environment where every thing is windows based. The campus runs an ISA server for security and all the services (mail, msn messenger, java ) are ...
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Where is my Skype profile picture stored on OS X?

I took a profile picture for Skype using the "Capture a picture from a video camera" button found in the Skype profile dialog. Now I want to use the picture for other things but I cannot find where ...
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Why is Skype using 100% of my CPU or more and how can I fix it?

Today I used the Mac version of Skype for the first time on my new MacBook Air 11" running Lion - v10.7.2. To my surprise, the process was using more than 100% CPU, the CPU temperature went high, ...
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What is the last version of Skype that will run on OS X 10.5 for a PPC Mac?

I've got a G4 Mac Mini that is running 10.5.8 and the latest version of Skype (v 5.3) will not install on my machine because it is Intel only. What is the last version that would work on PowerPC?
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Best webcam to use with Skype and a Mac mini?

My users are requesting that we set up a conference room Mac mini (2009) for videochats using Skype. Since iSights are no longer reliably available (and I'm not going to give up my personal one), ...
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Can I prevent an iPad app ever being updated?

The latest version of Skype for the iPad has commercials. It will probably be necessary to upgrade at some point, but until then I want to stay with the commercial free version. Is there any way I ...
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I can't change my skype status to online

After installing Lion, I have had trouble setting my status to Online. It will stay on Away. I can changed it to the other values, but it will not stay in "Online". I contacted Skype about it and ...
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What software has the features I need to replace Skype?

For the past few years Skype has been getting progressively worse with each iteration. Skype 5 moved away from the compact 2.X era interface to an interface that's much more wasteful and less usable. ...
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Skype is showing up in Launchpad twice — why? How do I fix it?

Skype is showing up in Launchpad twice. It's been acting like this for a while but if I remember correctly I think it first started when I let Skype auto-update itself a while back. Any ideas why ...
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Skype two way screen sharing

Is it possible to do two-way screen sharing on Skype mac? if I share my screen with someone, the other person is unable to share theirs with me (thought their camera works). Is this a Premium feature? ...
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How can I use an audio device's other channel for input to iChat and Skype?

I have an external microphone setup that I like to use for audio and video chats. My audio interface has four input channels, and my primary inputs to this interface happen to be its channels 3-4. ...
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How can I route two audio sources simultaneously as inputs to Skype?

I am attempting to route my mic audio and system output so both can be heard through Skype. Any ideas?
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Is there a way to export chat history in Skype 5.2.x for OS X? [closed]

Duplicate of: Is there a way to export chat history in Skype 5.2.x for OS X? I'm currently running 5.2.x on OS X 10.6.8 and I need to some deep searching of the past history in a conversation ...
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Skype with bluetooth headset on MacBook Pro

I have AKG K830BT bluetooth headset which works perfectly with my MacBook Pro (Mac OS X 10.6.7). The only problem is while using Skype. It looks like Skype wants to use my built-it speakers ...
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Logic Studio 9 : Is it possible to use tracks or buses as “virtual devices”

Inside Logic Studio, you can re-map all your track output to specific buses and use those buses as inputs for other tracks. I was wondering if it was possible to somehow use those buses outside of ...
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webcam not working anymore

I was using Skype, and suddenly the internal iSight camera stopped working. It's not the first time this has happened. I already fixed this problem with a reboot, but I would like to find a solution ...
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Microphone no longer works in Skype

I tried going into System Preferences, Sound, and Input and making sure the "Internal Microphone" is highlighted but it still won't work. No one can hear me in any Skype calls I make.
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Huge fonts in Skype 5.1

I have huge fonts in the messaging window, and there I can't find a configuration item to change it. It's the new Skype 5.1 for Mac. Why did this happen, and how can I restore the fonts to their ...
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Does Skype/Google Voice use 3G or wifi on my iPhone?

I'm just curious to know if there is an easy way to tell if your calls coming in on an app like google voice or skype are routed through the data plan or if they are using minutes.
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Associating skype contacts with address book

After installation of new Skype version for Mac, each time I search for a contact - it gives me few choices for one person: the skype contact; the contact from address book with phone number Is ...
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Is there a way to use Skype on ipad with audio chat only?

I'm having first version of ipad and a USB headphone. is it possible to use skype on ipad? I'm on Wi-Fi.
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iPhone 4 heats up

When I use Skype on my iPhone 4 for more than 15 minutes, it heats up to the point that I cannot even hold it in my hands - I have it on a holder to avoid movement so I didn't notice the gradual rise ...
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Multiple skype instances on iphone

Is is possible to run multiple instances of skype client on an iphone. I would like to be able to to login to two separate skype accounts and have the run simultaneously. Is it possible? For ...
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HD webcam for iChat

I've seen a couple of Mac compatible HD webcams for sale, but they often come with the caveat of falling back to VGA resolutions when used with any application not supported by the camera ...
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What port does Skype for iPhone use?

I want to set up Skype to have priority on my router whem I'm skyping from my iPhone, but I can't figure out which port the app uses. Any ideas?
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Does Skype work for the Guest login?

Skype works fine when I launch it on my Login. When I switch to the Guest login, though, Skype launches but does not connect after 90 seconds. Does it eventually connect if I give it more time, or ...
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Can I run multiple instances of Skype on one computer?

I am a heavy Skype user - I use it for work and to communicate with friends. Little by little my contact list grew to almost 800 people. It's really difficult to handle my contacts and put them in ...