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The internet is no stranger to long-distance religious rites, and Skype in particular has been a haven to those looking for a blessing from out-of-state (or across the globe, at that). Still, online spirituality does have its limits, which is unfortunate for Evangelical Christian Reverend Bob Larson. Because according to the religious powers that be, his Skype-based exorcism practice is just another, run-of-the-mill internet scam.
Small Windows tablets are awesome in theory, but the ones we have seen so far haven’t been anything to write home about. Thankfully, Toshiba has a new 8-inch Encore tablet, running Windows 8.1. We’ve been hands-on, and it’s pretty rad.
Everybody who’s ever done a video chat has felt the frustration. You call your pal using Skype or whatever so that you can see their face and they can see yours, but whoops you’re not even looking at each other. You’re looking at the screen so your eyes are slightly off-centre. Annoying! But maybe not for long.
Sure, we would all love to travel around the world and do stuff but then life, work, money and excuses get in the way. So why not try to do what comedian Mark Malkoff did? He Skyped with 162 different countries, travelling the world with technology.
After announcing today’s 100 million Android-download milestone, Skype celebrated the occasion with a totally overhauled, refreshed Android app that’s supposed to “make your interactions easier and put conversations first”. And with a cleaner, lighter and lightening fast UI, it may just live up to its promise.