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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

Setting up Skype at Home Before You Head off to College

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If you’re heading off to college for the first time in the next couple of weeks, there’s probably a lot on your mind. The first few weeks are a rush of new experiences, friends and classes, and the family you leave at home are going to want to hear all about it. You’re not going … Read more

Rewriting the Rules of Book Tours with Skype

Skype video call

You might remember author Nomi Eve from our 5 ways Skype can help simplify your life post. Here’s an in-depth look at how she’s using Skype to gain new readers.   Early on, author Nomi Eve learned one of the cardinal rules of book publishing: meet your readers. That’s why, in 2014, to help promote her novel Henna … Read more

It’s nearly the final whistle for The Football Republic and Skype’s Pundit Pursuit

They’re the ones who live, breathe and sleep soccer. The ones who know every detail of the offside rule. The people who think about soccer every second of every single day. And they’re also the ones who took part in our Pundit Pursuit — our search for fresh new presenters for some of YouTube’s biggest … Read more

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