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Skype on TV: Share what makes your living room unique


Your living room is the center of your universe. It’s where you work, play, entertain guests and watch your favorite shows. Your living room is a reflection of who you are and what you love doing. Now, with the new Samsung 4K Ultra HD Smart TV you can have a Skype on TV group video … Read more

How to make even more of a difference using Skype

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Skype Social Good Ambassador Tyson Mayr traded in his day job to help people around the world. So far, he’s brought clean water to orphanages in Uganda, helped those stricken by poverty in South America and dedicated his time to help make living conditions better, all while using Skype to bring together philanthropists and the … Read more

Skype Soars Through X Games Aspen 2015


There is one thing you can absolutely predict when it comes to the X Games Aspen – that it is absolutely unpredictable. From all-new tricks to unheralded winners to the changing of the guard, every day offered something that X Games fans had never seen before. And Skype was there through it all, helping fans … Read more

Carving it up at the Aspen X Games 2015

The X Games Aspen 2015 will be known for two things: Amazingly skilled athletes who defy the laws of physics while shredding snow, air, and everything in-between. Intensely loyal fans who tune in to cheer and support their favorite X Games athletes. The fans in Aspen can get an up-close view of the athletes on a course or … Read more

Skype in Windows 10 Preview: Built into Windows 10 so you can do more with friends across devices

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As you may have heard, Skype will come built into your communications suite on Windows 10 devices across your PC, tablet and phone. As always, we look for ways to make doing more together intuitive, and on your Windows 10 device what better way to do that than to build Skype directly into messaging, calling … Read more

HD video calling with Skype on Samsung TVs

If you’re enjoying the new Skype 4.0 on TVs with your Samsung TV then chances are the memory of getting home with a new TV is fresh in your mind. The eager anticipation of that high definition image is pretty familiar to us here at Skype; we’re always in pursuit of the perfect video call. … Read more

Portals: Shared Experiences over Skype

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  “There is so much opportunity now to have really powerful experiences, in a world that’s evermore connected,” Amar Bakshi, former journalist-turned-artist explains. “But so often, we use these tools to cocoon ourselves in our own communities. Sometimes it takes art, and an aesthetic moment, to sort of shake things up a bit.” Judging from … Read more

Tyson Mayr & the Skype Call that Saved a Life


For most, Las Naves, Ecuador appears to be a small dot on a very large map. But there’s a lot more going on in this remote jungle town than meets the eye. Recently, Skype’s Social Good Ambassador Tyson Mayr journeyed through the dense Ecuadorian jungle to Las Naves to deliver water filters to a young child … Read more

Showcasing South Africa, One Design at a Time


South African ex-pat Sharon Lombardi, designer and co-founder of the global design project “Mr. Somebody and Mr. Nobody” works in three places at once. “Most of what we do is over the internet, in sort of an ethereal way. Heidi lives in New York, I’m down in Miami, and our crafters and artisans are in … Read more

Getting started with Skype on Samsung TVs


If you’re looking for a new Skype experience to kick-start your year with, we’ve got something big for you. Chances are the biggest screen in your house is your TV, and if yours is a recent model Samsung then there is a brand new Skype experience for you to try. Over the next few weeks … Read more

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