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Skype 4.3 for Linux

Enjoy the upcoming summer with the fresh, new Skype for Linux version 4.3.0.37. Here is a preview of what you can expect: An updated UI Our new cloud-based Group Chat experience More reliable file transfer support when using multiple devices at once Greater accessibility by blind and visually impaired users PulseAudio 3.0 and 4.0 support … Read more

Happy Father’s Day: Keep Your Family Close with Skype

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Like most fathers, Nicholas Kerr wears many hats. Yes, he is “dad,” but he’s also a husband, a son, manager of the Bing Rewards redemption center and, last but not least, a New Zealand ex-pat living in the United States. Unlike most dads, Nicholas shares these many perspectives on his blog The Kerrant – “Rational … Read more

Skype at the X Games Austin 2014

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Jaw dropping stunts, world firsts and endless Skype blue slushies are just a few of the exciting things that helped Skype make incredible moments at the X Games Austin 2014. Skateboarder Mitchie Brusco took Skype video calls from several lucky fans whilst taking a ride down the Big Air mega ramp! See the amazing video: We … Read more

Download Skype 5.0 for iPhone Today!

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On June 9, we announced that an update to Skype for iPhone was on the way, and today it’s time to try it out for yourself: Skype 5.0 for iPhone has arrived! We were excited to use your feedback to remaster the app around you, to help you connect with your friends and family simply … Read more

Skype at Bonnaroo 2014: Are you ready for the ‘Roo?

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The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is back for another year of epic performances, covering 700 acres of Tennessee terrain. Artists such as Elton John and Lionel Richie will take the stage and Skype will be there to capture exclusive interviews with over 18 artists, including Cut Copy, CHVRCHES, ZZ Ward and John Butler Trio. . … Read more

Adding a contact with the least possible actions

You know that feeling, you’re running a few minutes behind schedule and you’ve arranged a Skype call with someone. You start up your computer and realize that you don’t have the person in your contact list and time is wasting. To help you out in just such circumstances, this next post in my Least Possible … Read more

Skype 5.0: Remastered for iPhone

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You were waiting for this, even if you didn’t know you were. iPhone will soon join the redesigned Skype mobile app club, and we can’t wait for you to try it. The new Skype for iPhone is the most refined version yet. It has all the visual finish that iOS users expect, smooth animations and … Read more

Will Brazil win the World Cup? Of course, says a Brazilian.

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Tiago Mello was ecstatic when it was announced back in 2007 that Brazil would host the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Living in San Francisco and studying tourism, Tiago was one of some 1.5 million Brazilians living around the world as part of the “Brazilian Diaspora.” Upon seeing the news on TV, he used Skype to … Read more

The ultimate guide to acing a Skype job interview

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College has ended. Now what? Searching for a job is ridiculously stressful. But it doesn’t have to be, especially with help from someone who’s been in your shoes. Lauren Berger, founder of internqueen.com and Microsoft Windows spokesperson, shares insights on job-hunting in the digital age as well as how to land the career of your … Read more

Riding High at X Games Austin

Skype will be back at ESPN’s X Games bringing you all the action directly from Circuit of the Americas in Austin. To get you closer to the X Games, we’re hosting a Skype call with top BMXer, Chad Kerley. He’ll be chatting with some lucky fans live from the X Games practice track in Austin! … Read more

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