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(CBC)   Alas, poor Skype. I knew him, Messenger; a chat program of jest, of most excellent fancy and cat pictures   ( cbc.ca) divider line
    More: Interesting, Skype, messengers, Microsoft, Windows Live, Inter-process communication, internet telephony  
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5924 clicks; posted to Geek » on 08 Nov 2012 at 3:17 PM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-11-08 12:09:20 PM  
4 votes:
You farked up that headline, by the way.

It should be, "Alas, poor Messenger. I knew him, Skype."
2012-11-08 02:40:30 PM  
2 votes:

TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: Unless you're running low on memory or have no idle CPU time, eh. Free system resources are wasted system resources.

Not true. Most modern processors adjust power usage based on demand.
2012-11-09 06:14:29 AM  
1 vote:

Lando Lincoln: You farked up that headline, by the way.

It should be, "Alas, poor Messenger. I knew him, Skype."

Just came to post this and to say that now M$ has skype in it`s clutches I won`t be using that either.
2012-11-08 06:45:53 PM  
1 vote:

Abe Vigoda's Ghost: Odd Bird: Time to revive my AOL or Yahoo IMs? Are those services even active?

I use Yahoo IM to talk while gaming with my friend.
Seems to work well.

i prefer mumble for that sort of thing. can be difficult to set up for the average luser though.
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