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We’re bringing you great audio quality and making improvements regardless of your environment

It’s a good time to be a Skype user – several cutting edge improvements are on the way. One of these improvements is “advanced audio processing technology.” That might seem like a mouthful, but it’s actually pretty simple. With this new improvement found in the latest version of Skype, you’ll be able to have high … Read more

Travel Delays? You’re never stranded with Skype

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Travel delays are unfortunately an inevitable part of travel. But with Skype, travel delays don’t have to hamper productivity or communications with loved ones and colleagues. Skype can help the stranded traveler create a mobile office with a few clicks of your mouse or a couple taps on your mobile phone. Volcano-induced travel hold-ups might … Read more

Skype teams up with JacksGap for a three-part video series, ‘Following Heart’

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Here at Skype, we’re always inspired by powerful Skype stories of how people overcome distance as an obstacle. With that said, we’re really excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Jack and Finn Harries, the talented filmmaking twins of JacksGap, to help us share three of these moving stories. From building long distance relationships … Read more

Helene Sula: Making the blogosphere a smaller place one Skype consultation at a time

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Helene Sula has been an avid Skype user for the last ten years, so when she needed a new tool for her blogging consultation business, she turned to Skype. Helene, the Skype Moment Maker and 27 year old Dallas native behind HeleneinBetween.Com, uses Skype to consult aspiring bloggers and small businesses about creating, growing and … Read more

MKTO Wraps up the Ones to Watch with Skype Tour

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Hey what’s up guys, this is MKTO! We just wrapped up our Ones to Watch with Skype Tour. So crazy to look back at all the incredible things that have happened. Thanks to our fans, we’ve had so many firsts this summer – first Top 10 hit with “Classic”, first Certified Platinum Single in the … Read more

Got pet peeves? Share them to win

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Do you wonder what your pets do when you’re away? Have you ever thought about spying on them using Skype video calling? It’s easy (and free) to check in on your pets over Skype – and you just might catch them up to some monkey business, which would make the perfect entry in Skype’s new … Read more

MKTO and Skype give fans the thrill of a lifetime

To an adoring fan, the distance between them and their favorite pop sensation seems enormous. At Skype, we look for new ways to bridge those gaps and bring people closer together. That’s why we brought pop duo MKTO face-to-face with some of their biggest fans with the help of group video calls and Skype on mobile … Read more

Skype gives Guardians of the Galaxy fans an out-of-this-world experience

For a die-hard Marvel fan, waiting for the next film to come out can feel like a lifetime. Thanks to a little help from Skype, not only did fans of Guardians of the Galaxy get to see the movie long before its release, they also got closer than they ever thought possible to the cast … Read more

Skype and Acer send fans on virtual adventures (and one real one)

The everyday grind can be monotonous. That’s why Skype is teaming up with Acer to bring intrigue to the daily lives of fans with an online scavenger hunt filled with prizes and adventure. From July 30th through September 12th, those looking to break their mundane routine can add AcerExplorer5 on Skype to begin their virtual quest … Read more

Skype brings Turnpike Troubadours and their fans together

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Even if you’re sitting front and center during a concert, there’s still a barrier between the fans and the band. That’s why we decided to bridge that barrier by helping give fans of Oklahoma’s Turnpike Troubadours an exclusive backstage experience. While bringing some country twang to the Ones to Watch with Skype tour, the Turnpike … Read more

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