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Skype Autocorrect and Language Tips for Windows 10

Skype instant messaging

Let’s face it, even the best of us make tpyos sometimes… To help fix that, here are a few tips on how to use the autocorrect features when you’re typing your Skype instant messages. This feature was added with Windows 8, but the setup is slightly different in the all-new Windows 10. So today we’ll look … Read more

Skype and Josh Holland Welcome You to Your New Gym

Josh Holland workout

We’ve all been there and made the same excuses — you’re on a get fit mission, you’re raring to go, your adrenaline is pumping… but hmmm, on second thoughts… it’s a bit rainy outside — and it can always wait until tomorrow, can’t it? Now there’s no excuse with Skype — and especially when your … Read more

ON THE LINE with VICE News: Share Your Questions on the California Drought

Skype VICE News

Severe drought conditions in California have resulted in the state enacting mandatory water conservation rules for the first time in history. However, the new water regulations do not apply to California’s agricultural industry, which consumes 80 percent of the state’s water supply. Since the drought has caused many of California’s surface water sources such as … Read more

The Art of Baby Whispering over Skype


We first met Ingrid Prueher, “The Baby Sleep Whisperer,” when putting together our 5 unique ways Skype simplifies your life post. Here’s an in-depth look at how she’s using Skype to help families get some much-needed rest.  Parents know the problem well: a newborn that simply won’t sleep. At a time in a new parent’s … Read more

Use Skype for Calls to Landlines and Mobiles to Save Yourself Some Cash


Since day one, Skype has been all about closing the gap between you and your loved ones. One of the ways we set out to do this was to reduce the costs of calling friends and family who are far away. Today we’re going to be drilling down into that goal with some handy Skype … Read more

Skype Redesigned for Android, iPhone and iPad

Skype for Android

At Skype we are passionate about helping you connect to the people that matter most even when you’re apart. We are constantly working to make it easier and better to do just that, whether you’re talking with family, messaging with friends, or sharing a photo. That’s why Skype 6.0 for Android is rolling out today … Read more

Come on You Reds! Win A Trip to Old Trafford to See Manchester United

Skype sweepstake

We have some exciting news for all you football fans out there. Skype has teamed up with YouTube channel FullTimeDEVILS — the number one, 100% unofficial Manchester United fan’s channel — to bring you a competition that is going to take some beating. FullTimeDEVILS gives Man United supporters the latest videos, football news, transfer talk, player … Read more

ON THE LINE with VICE News: Share Your Questions on the Environment

Skype VICE News

From research and conservation to global warming and climate change, environmental issues are always front and center. In light of President Obama’s three-day tour of Alaska centered around discussing the impact of the changing climate, we’re giving you a chance to get your questions answered during this week’s episode of On The Line by sending … Read more

Imaginations Collide in The Skype Studio

Skype group video call

With school back in full swing, notebook margins are no longer safe from daydreaming doodles of millions of students. Tapping into these back to school creative juices, Skype challenged some of the most creative minds they could find to work together and bring fans’ imaginations to life. Superstar vloggers and artistic geniuses Jamie Jo Blaine … Read more

Skype Is Joining Students as They Make Their Way to College

Skype back to college

It’s that time of the year for students around the country to load up their cars and begin the journey back to college. Whether you’re arriving for your final year or coming in fresh out of high school, college is a time to make lifelong friends and define yourself. Whether you are going in full … Read more

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