New Secret Skype Emoticons for your commenting enjoyment

Ok, so we shared some hidden skype emoticons previously, but time marches on. Although those emoticons are super cool to use, Skype has included a new set of secret skype emoticons, that were released with Skype 5.5 for Windows. So for those mac users out there, you won’t see these secret skype emoticons until skype sees fit to add them to the Mac client. They are very useful, and rather than waiting around for me to describe them all let me just show you what they are.   Here are the new secret skype emoticons (mooning) (fubar) (ph) (mp) (finger) (poolparty) (u)... Read More

Skype Addon Plugins – Top 5 Free for Mac OS X

Let’s face it, Skype has changed the way most of us communicate. From it’s early years it was the application that allowed many people to first cut their teeth on the usage of VOIP, albeit Skype’s own original VOIP creation. With that innovation came an almost ubiquitous usage of skype as the Instant Messanger and Audio/Video messenger of choice. And while that makes it pretty easy to get in touch with other people… is there something that helps Skype continue to stand out from the pack of so many different Instant Messaging platforms? Well strap yourself in... Read More

Get a Skype “Call Me!” Button for your Website or Email

You’ve probably seen those Skype buttons on peoples websites and emails that show their current status and let you call them by simply clicking on the button. Wether you have seen them or not you are in for a treat, simply adding a little snippet of code to your website/email will give you your choice of styles in buttons to keep you or your organization in touch with others online. To get one simply follow this link to the Get A Skype Button page at Skype.com and fill out the simple form to get the code for a button of your choice in some of the following... Read More

More Secret Skype Emoticons

So you probably thought that the last post with Secret Skype Emoticons was the only one that you would see from macnative… not so. I found a few more that although may not be as cool as the last list may still be a fun and usable. So here they are. Flag Secret Skype Emoticons (flag:AF) Afghanistan (flag:AL) Albania, People’s Socialist Republic of (flag:DZ) Algeria, People’s Democratic Republic of (flag:AS) American Samoa (flag:AD) Andorra, Principality of (flag:AO) Angola, Republic of (flag:AI) Anguilla (flag:AQ) Antarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S) (flag:AG) Antigua and... Read More

Secret Skype Emoticons

I use Skype on a daily basis to communicate with clients and friends around the globe. And once in a while one of my dear friends will use an Secret Skype Emoticon that I cannot find in my little emoticon pick list. I decided that there must be a list of “Secret Skype Emoticons” somewhere out in the interwebs. I began my quest to hut down those elusive Secret Skype Emoticons and after some intense searching I found what I was looking for. So I have decided to post this list of Secret Skype Emoticons here for you so you can benefit from them as much as I have. Secret Skype... Read More

Skype Tip – Quickly Edit Your Last Skype

So you’re having a nice text Skype conversation with a friend, you craft a snarky reply to the last humorous comment, and you press enter to submit it. As your comment appears for all the world to see, you realize that you made a mistake… misspelled a word, left out some punctuation, or some other horrible text problem. So what do you do? Well Skype has a nice little shortcut that allows you to quickly edit your last comment and fix your little textual foible. Simply press the “up” ↑ arrow and skype will immediately open a text edit window with your latest skype... Read More

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