Skype on your PSP

January 8, 2008

It’s interesting to see how Sony are changing the way they view their PSP, from the ease in which you can now add video to what they intend to do with Blu-ray disks, through to LocationFree and how it works well with the PS3 for gaming and video.

Soon you will be able to make phone calls on your (new) PSP using Skype.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

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Skype on your 3 Mobile Phone

October 29, 2007

3 LogoThe mobile phone company “3” has launched a new handset that allows you to make free Skype calls to other Skype users.

The BBC is reporting that:

Mobile phone provider 3 has launched a new handset that will allow users to make free calls over the internet via telephony service Skype. Users will also be able to use Skype’s instant messaging service, 3 said.

However unlike Skype users who can make cheap calls globally, 3 customers won’t be able to do this.

But while people using Skype on their computers are able to make cheap global calls to any phone number, this will not be possible via the new 3 handset.

It’s quite a dramatic move for a mobile phone provider, who generally try and block Skype or VOIP as it is a direct competitor to their core business.

Wonder how others will respond.