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Update Your Seasonal Traditions with a Side of Tech

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With the holidays quickly approaching, there may or may not be figgy pudding in your future. But, long before the table is set—long before the oven is preheated—there’s some preliminary planning to do. That’s where we come in. With these handy tips, we’ll keep your up-and-coming event organized, coordinated, and full of plenty of cheer. … Read more

A Mobile Approach to the Season with Skype

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With Turkey Day behind us, we’re full steam ahead for December’s festivities. Between planning, plotting, carol singing and all that shopping—there’s a good chance you’re going to be on the go from now through the New Year. All the more reason to download the latest version of Skype on your mobile device. By ensuring a … Read more

NFL Players go head-to-head in a Skype Thanksgiving Preview

Thanksgiving in the United States is synonymous with home-cooked food, family gatherings, and thankfulness. And of course, football. This year, through Microsoft’s partnership with the NFL, four football players gathered at their local Microsoft Store to simulate their upcoming Thanksgiving Day match-ups over Madden 15 on Xbox One in an event known as Game Before … Read more

Keeping in Touch is as Easy as Pie

Thanksgiving. Hanukkah. Kwanza. Christmas. Family traditions, like a good meal, are always better when shared. Sometimes overpriced flights, work, and weather can get in the way of holiday season sharing, but luckily we here at Skype have you covered. Skype Music Ambassador Frank Bell says that, “Cooking is a social thing, so if more people … Read more

Date Night with Skype

The holidays are just around the corner—making time spent apart from your sweetie all the more sensitive. But don’t despair! With Skype as a third-party means of keeping in touch, you can hone in on your honey—no matter far away they are. After all—nothing says “Thinking of you,” like a sweet stream of texts, instant … Read more

Frankie Ballard: The Skype Six is a Helluva tour

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My favorite part about what I do is being out on the road touring, I definitely feel more at home on the road than I do in Nashville. The energy is awesome.  Being out on tour makes me feel like I have a purpose. During the little downtime I have I usually work on the … Read more

Talking food on Skype

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Skype Food Ambassador Tom Le Mesurier is an expat living in Brazil. Originally from England, he moved to South America after meeting the love of his life. Fascinated by Brazil’s food and culture, he founded the local food blog, Eat Rio. Tom shares his passion for food and his adopted home city by giving food … Read more

Video Message Truth or Dare with Skype Sci-Fi Ambassador

Watch out, truth or dare isn’t reserved for middle school slumber parties any more. Your next dare might be coming to a mobile device near you. Recently, Skype’s bold Sci-fi Ambassador  Jonathan London, managed to take truth or dare to the comic convention floor with the help of Skype in between writing the Miami Vice … Read more

Skype Moments of the week

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What makes true friends so important to our lives? They love us no matter what. They’re the first to celebrate our victories and the last to leave our side during defeat. Good pals (including the furry, feathered and four-legged ones) are a rare find. That’s why this week we’re celebrating friendships made stronger with Skype. … Read more

Futuristic Orchestra Stars New York Subway Musicians & Skype

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On a sunny September morning, mid Bryant Park, Ljova Zhurbin stood surrounded by an array of laptop-supporting folding chairs. With screens featuring 11 of the city’s celebrated subway musicians over Skype, the city’s first digital orchestra—once isolated within their separate subway stations—joined together in a timely beat. A beat that was created solely with the … Read more

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