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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…


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

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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

Monatliches Skype Update

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Updates für Skype im Web und Skype für Hervorragende Neuigkeiten haben wir für alle, die am Windows Insider Preview Programm teilnehmen, den die ORTC API wurde in die Preview des Microsoft Edge Browsers implementiert. Die ORTC APIs erlauben es, Anwendungen für die Ton- und Videokommunikation in Echtzeit für den Microsoft Edge Browser zu entwickeln. … Read more

Skype and Josh Holland Welcome You to Your New Gym

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We’ve all been there and made the same excuses — you’re on a get fit mission, you’re raring to go, your adrenaline is pumping… but hmmm, on second thoughts… it’s a bit rainy outside — and it can always wait until tomorrow, can’t it? Now there’s no excuse with Skype — and especially when your … Read more

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

Come on You Reds! Win A Trip to Old Trafford to See Manchester United

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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

Making School Life Easier with Skype

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Skype in the Classroom enables you to bring the entire world into your lessons through calls to experts, classes in other countries and more. But even when you’re not in the classroom, Skype has a lot of features to make school life easier. So, with a new school year coming up fast, let’s look at … Read more

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