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Skype composes the perfect setting for musicians to collaborate

Music over Skype

English composer, Malcolm Arnold once said “Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is.” Combined with Skype, the communication possibilities are truly endless — take a look at our recent posts about blues harp harmonica and violin lessons over Skype, for example. Today we have the … Read more

Be more productive on your phone with Skype for Android

Skype for Android

At Skype, we’re always trying to make it easier to help you stay closer with to your friends and family. We already have tools that make it easier for you to collaborate, such as group instant messaging, group video calls (coming soon to mobile), and file sharing. Today we’re excited to launch new features that … Read more

Sharing made easy with Skype 6.8 for iPhone and iPad

Skype 6.8 for iOS

You may have noticed that we’re updating Skype for iPhone and iPad more often than ever. Our goal with each new release is to bring you something new to enjoy that helps you stay closer to friends and family. Today, we’re excited to release Skype 6.8 for iPhone and iPad – please head over to … Read more

Skype 7.16 for Windows app – making it easier to share content

Skype for Windows

Instant messaging is more fun when you get to share. Today, we’re excited to launch Skype 7.16 for Windows app with several improvements to how you share. Media toolbar Sharing shouldn’t take too many clicks – as such we’ve released a new toolbar which you can use to quickly share photos, files, video messages, contacts and … Read more

How to share photos, files and more with Skype on your mobile

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When we added video to Skype calls ten short years ago, the ability to share important moments with loved ones took a big step forward. It’s only natural that they would, because our world and the conversations that we as people have with each other are made up of so much more than what can … Read more

100,000 hours over Skype: ¡Felicidades!

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It’s been a few years since we checked in with 121 Spanish, an online Spanish language school where teachers tutor students over Skype. Just this past month they hit an impressive milestone: 100,000 hours of classes over Skype! Craig Jull’s school has come a long way since its founding in 2006. Now with over 1,000 … Read more

Your Thanksgiving mission, should you choose to accept it…

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Everyone thinks their Thanksgiving traditions are the best, but what happens when spies get involved? Over the past few days, our Skype social channels have witnessed a series of Thanksgiving heists that we’ve compiled here for your festive viewing pleasure. Get the briefing on all this year’s Thanksgiving attendees with our file sharing feature. Your … Read more

Skype tips for last-minute Thanksgiving saves

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Thanksgiving is mere days away and odds are you’ve got last-minute preparations on your plate. Good thing Skype is here with a few helpful shortcuts. Take two minutes to read these and we’ll help save you some precious time. For last-minute recipe searches: Skype file sharing It doesn’t matter if it’s mom, your little brother, … Read more

Smooth starts to your Skype meetings

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When it comes to audio and video calling in the workplace, Skype for Business is a brilliant solution which combines the familiar experience of Skype with all the enterprise-level security and control you need for your business communications. However, if you’re working in a smaller team of up to 25 individuals, Skype could be an … Read more

Send texts from your computer with Skype

Skype SMS

In the past I’ve mentioned Skype instant messages are pretty great. You can do so much more with them than just hammer out a few words on your keyboard and hit send – there are mojis, emoticons, file sending, text formatting, timestamped quotes… The list of features goes on and on. But sometimes you can’t … Read more

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