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Skype 1.8 for Xbox One now has photo viewing and enhanced Snap experience

  Since we launched Skype for Xbox One*, we’ve been listening to your feedback and continuing to make updates to improve your Skype experience. With this update, we’re excited to add the ability to view photos from mobile devices; we’re also continuing to evolve Snap functionality, which we announced a few months ago. Skype 1.8 … Read more

Top Reasons to Have a Skype Video Call With Your Cat

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We were not at all surprised to hear that a recent poll, conducted by Hallmark, showed that one out of three cat owners use Skype to contact their beloved felines. Based on the number of cat photos our users share with us, we figured human-cat Skype calls were some of the most common types of … Read more

The Love Doctor Will See You Now…On Skype

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With Valentine’s Day coming up, many people’s thoughts turn to love. That said, love is always on our minds and is, arguably, the greatest human fixation. It has been the subject of countless movies, books, songs, and poems over the years. And, if you believe certain legends, it has also launched a few wars. Love … Read more

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

Skype for Linux 4.2

Spring is a time for growth, renewal and change. In the spirit of the season, we’ve released the brand new Skype for Linux 4.2 update. We rolled up our sleeves and reconsidered the heart of the Skype for Linux client. We’re very excited about the results and think that you will be too. Click here … Read more

探検家、エベレスト頂上からSkype通話を試みる

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イギリスに拠点を置く探検家マーク・ウッド氏は、知らない人から見れば近所の飲み屋で見かける陽気なおじさんにしか見えないでしょう。その気取らない外観とは異なり、内面には驚く程の野心と忍耐を兼ね備えています。現在ウッド氏は「3つの極地への探検」の Read more

Skype 4.6 for iPhone & iPad with a new calling experience

Today we’re pleased to release Skype for iPhone and iPad, version 4.6. New features and improvements: New, beautiful calling experience One-to-one chats now appear in the correct order Option to select your message as ‘read’ with just a few taps General fixes and improvements Supported Devices & Operating System: Skype for iPad version 4.6 supports … Read more

Gearing for Success

You might have seen my blog recently on how to set up a good quality Skype call. Today I’ll be giving you some tips on hardware that can really boost the quality of your Skype calls. If you still need… Read more

3 Top Tips to Look and Sound Good on Skype

It’s nearly that time of year again – the holiday season is upon us! For a lot of people, it’s a time to take a break but for some of us there’s a lot to take care of. There are… Read more

Welcome Skype for Windows 8: It's Fast, Easy and Beautiful

Skype for Windows 8 is almost here and we are incredibly excited by this important new version of Skype. This is our big step forward together with Microsoft to introduce a completely new Skype experience, which is designed to be always on, immersive, effortless and fun to use. Read more

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