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Top 4 Dorm Room Decorating Tips

As a longtime resident of New York City, Pippa Lord knows a thing or two about living in small apartments. She also knows a thing or two about how to decorate a small space and transform it into a “home.” As the founder of the online magazine sousstyle.com, she strives for “the imperfect perfect” and … Read more

X Marks the Spot – Help Others Find You on Skype

You might have spotted a recent post from me in which I took on ten of the most frequently asked questions about Skype. The first question I looked at in that list is one which comes up a lot, “How do I find friends and add them as contacts?” The thing is, though, there are … Read more

Skype for Windows Phone 8 – version 2.11

Today we’re pleased to release an update to Skype for Windows Phone 8, version 2.11. In this release we’ve continued to focus on addressing user feedback and we’ve made some performance and quality improvements which will improve the stability of the app. We’ve received a lot of feedback from users about how they’d like to … Read more

Not Using IM for Business? 5 Reasons You Should

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Between traditional and mobile phones, email, text and social media, there’s no shortage of ways to stay connected in your business. In today’s tech-forward world, it’s the norm to offer a multitude of ways to keep in touch – including instant messaging. While IM might have once been considered the consumer’s purview, it’s gained ground … Read more

Celebrate Family, Brazilian-Style, on Skype!

In many countries, a newborn baby and mother are cloistered away in the maternity ward for days on end without seeing other family members. Sometimes, not even the father is allowed to see the baby. Not so in Brazil. In the largest country in Latin America, it is customary for many friends and relatives to … Read more

Need Better Customer Support? Take It to Skype

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Today’s post is from contributing blogger Jim Courtney, entrepreneur and author of Experience Skype to the Max. An experience last week brought a sharp reminder that Skype remains a significant tool for customer support. Sometimes our communications activities become so transparent to the underlying technology that we forget the full value-add of the offering. I … Read more

Skype for Mac 6.9

Today we released Skype for Mac version 6.9. With an ongoing goal of making Skype a great way for you to share moments, big and small, we’ve simplified the sharing experience. Now, when screen sharing on your mac, you’re offered a choice between sharing your whole screen or a specific window. In addition, we’ve made the following improvements: … Read more

It All Started With a Contact Request

A couple of question have come up in the Skype Community recently about video call issues and I’m hear to help you tackle them. It’s part of a wider topic on who can contact you on Skype, which I haven’t talked about since last year. So today, I’ll get started with explaining the following: How … Read more

Victoria Beckham & Skype Team Up for Unique Access Into Fashion

We’re pleased to announce, that for the first time, fashion designer, entrepreneur and style icon Victoria Beckham is set to tell the story of her remarkable journey through a collaboration with Skype. In just five short years, Victoria Beckham and her team have built a hugely successful international fashion brand. A journey which Skype is proud … Read more

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