Skype allows you to call any other Skype account in the world for FREE! Call mobiles or landlines, anywhere in the world, from just 2.3¢ per minute with Skype Credit or you can buy a subscription. You can make conference calls for free with any user who has a Skype account. With a Skype credit card, you can purchase a Skype To Go number to make international phone calls. Calling
Talk face-to-face with friends for Free! Group video calling allows many people to conference at once through Skype accounts. Share what you are looking at with Screen Sharing for free! Video
Instant Message anyone on Skype for free. Send documents, photos or presentations of any size Use your Skype account to send SMS messages to cellphones nationally and internationally. Call and text friends directly from your Facebook News Feed and Phonebook Messaging
Other Interesting Facts Founded in August 2003, Skype is the leading global Internet communications company. Skype was founded in 2003, and acquired by eBay Inc. in October 2005. Skype is available in 28 languages, and is used in almost every country around the world. Its Headquarters are located in Luxembourg with offices in Europe, United States and Asia.
*iChat is an instant messaging service, provided by Mac, that allows you to stay in touch with family and friends. *Works with AIM and MobileMe accounts. *Works on a Mac or PC. What is iChat?
iChat Features Tabbed Chats Multiple Logins Invisibility Animated Buddy Icons Parental Controls SMS Forwarding Custom Buddy List Order File Transfer Manager Space-Efficient Views Video Backdrops
iChat Instant Messaging Features thought bubbles, similar to iPhone conversation, that provide organized chat sessions. Slideshows Put on a slideshow or play a movie in full screen, while your buddy looks on. Screen Sharing You and your buddy can observe and control a single desktop. iChat initiates an audio chat while you screen share so you can talk while viewing screens. Child’s Play Decide who children can chat with online. Approve the buddies you trust and iChat blocks all attempts to send and receive IMs with anyone else.
Skype vs. iChat Skype Mac or PC No monitoring services provided Focused on video calling Some charges may apply iChat Mac or PC Parental Controls Focused more on text and appearance Completely Free