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Help us choose holiday gifts for your favorite vloggers


The holidays are here bringing with them family, friends, parties and (of course) gifts. While there’s nothing more joyous than reuniting with old relatives and lifelong friends, the frustration of not knowing what to get them is enough to turn even the jolliest elf into a Scrooge. But with a little help from Skype, this … Read more

How to have the most wonderful Skype call

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As you know, Skype exists to bring you closer to those who are dear to you, even when you’re far apart. And if you have young children you’ll know that the person dearest to them at this time of year is none other than jolly ol’ Saint Nick, even though the North Pole is a … Read more

Profitez d’un Noël traditionnel avec Skype !

Nous sommes tous fans de technologies, de communication et de mobilité, mais quand Noël arrive, nous aimons la chaleur des rituels et traditions que nous répétons depuis notre enfance. Aujourd’hui, nous souhaitons partager avec vous nos traditions nationales et ceux de nos voisins européens. Et bien sûr, vous retrouverez quelques astuces sur comment utiliser Skype … Read more

Célébrez les fêtes de fin d’année avec Skype – envoyez des vœux originaux

Vous vous demandez quoi écrire sur vos cartes de voeux cette année ? Rien ne vous vient à l’esprit à part ce que vous avez déjà envoyé l’année dernière ? Vous en avez assez des mêmes cartes de voeux ternes et communes. Pas de panique ! Aujourd’hui, nous allons vous décrire plusieurs façons ingénieuses de … Read more

Help out Santa with Skype and NORAD

Santa Claus is a busy man. In between preparing for Christmas Eve and teaming up with Skype and NORAD to help map out his worldwide present delivery, there’s hardly time left to enjoy some milk and cookies. Of course, not everyone has his reindeer-powered sled for holiday traveling, and sometimes loved ones can’t always spend … Read more

Track Santa With Skype!

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How does Santa Claus manage to visit so many houses in a single night? Where is he now? How much longer until he gets here? Since 1955, resourceful parents have answered their children’s Santa questions by tracking St. Nick’s journey on North American Aerospace Defense Command’s (“NORAD’s”) array of radar, jets, and satellites. This year, … Read more

How To Prepare For Your Holiday Skype Calls

It feels like just the other day that I was writing tips for those year-end Christmas Skype calls. It’s hard to think that that was almost a year ago now. It’s been a great year with lots of exciting developments for Skype. However, some things don’t change, like the pleasure of sharing your holidays with … Read more

Noël avec Skype

C’est bientôt Noël! Les bougies sont allumées, les enfants ont les yeux brillants d’impatience et les arbres scintillent dans toutes les rues. Mais que faire lorsque les membres de la famille sont dispersés aux quatre coins du monde ? Si les frères et sœurs, les parents et les amis vivent de l’autre côté du globe … Read more

3 Lucky Classrooms Get a Special Visitor Over Skype – Santa Claus!

It’s Christmas time, and you’ve definitely been nice all year. Who’s the one person you’d most want to talk to right now? For three lucky classrooms around the world, their holiday wishes came true when they got to speak… Read more

Skype spreads the spirit of Christmas to children across the UK

We recently teamed up with Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London to bring some Christmas magic to patients and their families who will be in the hospital during this difficult time of year. In a world’s first, a special… Read more

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