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AMNews: Skype Video Calling from Internet Explorer, iPhone 5 Manufacturing Issues, Native iPad Apps Cross 100,000 Mark

In a post published a few days ago on Skype's official blog, Jonathan Rosenberg, the Chief Technology Strategist at the company, mentions how the company managed to bring "real virality" to video calling by making the process as simple and transparent as possible.

From afar, it looks like a Macbook Air but come closer and the MIC Gadget aluminium keyboard buddy case shows its true self; a nifty little keyboard that converts your iPad 2 into an ultra portable device but without a proper touchpad.

In a research memo published online, FBR Capital analyst Craig Berger notes that Sony may be the one picking one the order for manufacturing the camera CMOS sensor for the iPhone 5. Forbes' Eric Savitz writes that Omnivision may be having some technical issues which might put its "iPhone socket supplier status" at risk and may prompt Apple to switch to Sony instead.

Apple announced yesterday that the number of native iPad Apps has surpassed 100,000, that's a 33x improvement over the number of applications available on the iPad when it was launched back in April 2010, roughly 15 months ago.

Online file sharing service DropBox has simplified the language of its Terms of Service document to make it easier for users to understand. In a blog post, the company said that it had always maintained that the data uploaded on the service belonged to the users but some had objected to the confusing language in the terms of service.

Ravi Mandalia
Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.