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Going Off the Grid for a While? Skype’s Got Your Back!

Skype Tips & Tricks

Last week we brought you some tips to get the most out of Skype while traveling abroad. Sometimes, however, you might just be completely off the grid so today we’ll be looking at ways you can use Skype to keep your contacts in the loop while you’re away. Set a mood message before you go … Read more

Skype Helps a Mother-Daughter Team Shine a Little Light to the World

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Marla & Kasha Slavner are a mother/daughter duo from Toronto, Canada who’ve seen the world and are now working to change it for the better. Here, Kasha – a Skype Social Good Moment Maker tells us about what her and her mom have been up to, what’s coming next, and how they’ve taken Skype along … Read more

LIVE! A Q&A Event with Our Skype Experts

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Upcoming travel plans? Friends and family scattered around the globe looking for ways to stay in touch without breaking the bank? Skype has got your back! Our experts are gathering to share tips and answer your questions on subscriptions and Skype Numbers. Tomorrow, July 23rd at 05:00 PM BST / 12:00 PM EDT / 09:00 AM PDT the Skype … Read more

Skype 5.6 for Android: A Refreshed Look Brings a More Delightful Experience

Skype for Android 5.6

When it comes to product design and user experience, the smallest changes can make the biggest difference. Today’s Skype 5.6 for Android is a great example, bringing you a bunch of visual refreshes to make Skype even more beautiful to look at and even easier to use. See more chats at a glance When you … Read more

ON THE LINE with VICE News: Share Your Questions on Latin America, Mexico and the Escape of ‘El Chapo’

The recent escape of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman from a maximum-security prison in Mexico is making international headlines. El Chapo, the figurehead of the multi-billion dollar drug organization known as the Sinaloa cartel, escaped through a network of tunnels on July 11, 2015 marking his second escape from a federal prison. As the … Read more

5 Unique Ways Skype Simplifies Your Life

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Have you ever wanted to learn a new skill but found that the best teacher lives in another state? Maybe your favorite doctor only has availability while you’re on your lunch break—but how do you travel back and forth to the office and eat your lunch? Well, there’s a world of services available via Skype … Read more

Taking Skype with You on Your Vacation

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No matter where you’ll be getting your much-needed R&R this year, Skype would love to come along! Here are a few tips and tricks that will help you get more out of Skype while traveling. Use Skype for Web from any computer If you need access to Skype while on the move, check out Skype for … Read more

Calling All Soccer Fans! Become Our Next Global Correspondent

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True fans live, breathe and sleep soccer. They take their passion further than the living room couch, past the final whistle and way beyond the stadium. You can recognize them by the intensity with which they boot balls around the park. By the way they study replays (and replays and replays) for days on end. … Read more

Skype 5.5 for Android: Easier to Use = More Time to Chat

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Today we’re delighted to announce Skype 5.5 for Android. In this release, we put extra focus on improvements that will make the app even easier to use, so you can spend more time chatting and sharing with people you care about most. Simplified flow to sign back in With the improvements we’ve made to battery use … Read more

We’ve Followed ‘Frendly’ and Loved Every Minute

Skype Frendly

We recently dusted off our festival best to join the guys — and 4,000 of their closest “frends” — for the 5th Annual Frendly Gathering in Vermont. What started out in 2011 as a small gathering of 250 has turned out to be something bigger and more meaningful than either Jack Mitrani or Danny Davis could ever … Read more

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