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Announcing group video calling for mobile phones and tablets

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March 1st update: We have now completed our global roll-out of group video calling on iOS and Android mobile phones and tablets. Now, users on these platforms have the freedom to enjoy totally free group get-togethers anytime, anywhere — and with anyone they want. Group video calling will also be rolling out soon to users on … Read more

Ten years of Skype video: yesterday, today and something new…

10 years of video

Ten years ago, NASA’s Stardust mission successfully brought back interstellar dust from a comet and the cloud existed only in the sky. That same year, Skype launched a new innovation – free video calling. Yes, it really has been a decade since Skype changed the way people connect with their loved ones. 6 years ago, … Read more

A new, easier way to start a Skype conversation and invite anyone to join

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Update: We’ve been hard at work and are pleased to announce that now Skype users worldwide can invite anyone to join a Skype chat by sharing a unique link and anyone can join as a Guest on Skype for Web. Make sure you’re on the latest version of Skype for Windows, Mac or Web, click +New … Read more

The Art of Baby Whispering over Skype

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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

Free Group Voice and Video Calls – Now on Skype for Web and Skype for Outlook.com

Skype for Web video call

Staying up to date with groups of friends and family is easy with Skype for Web (beta) and Skype for Outlook.com and, thanks to all your feedback and requests, we’ve just made your group chats even better! From today, in addition to group IM we’ve launched free group voice and group video calls!  You can … Read more

L’été avec Skype (2ème Partie) : étudiants, profitez au maximum de vos vacances

La semaine dernière, nous vous avons expliqué les différentes façons dont Maman (ou Papa) peut utiliser Skype pour gérer son emploi du temps estival et garder un œil sur toutes les activités de la famille. Aujourd’hui, nous souhaitions nous adresser à ceux qui viennent tout juste d’intégrer l’université et qui passeront ces grandes vacances sur … Read more

Summer with Skype Part 2: How to Make the Best of your College Break

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Yesterday we addressed how Moms can use Skype to manage summer scheduling and keep tabs on the whole family’s whereabouts. Today, we wanted to cover how college newbies, stuck on campus for their first summer away, can factor Skype into their daily haps for an equally awesome, on-the-go semester. Hit the Books Let’s say you’ve … Read more

Summer with Skype Part 1: How an On-the-go Mom Manages Schedules

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School’s out for summer! The days are long, the patio grill is permanently on ‘preheat,’ and there’s plenty of hustle and bustle happening about the home. Whether you’re soaking up the sun with tiny toddlers clinging to your legs, leisurely sprawling while your teens are away on campus for the summer, or organizing a seasonal … Read more

Skype sur la route des festivals de l’été !

L’été approche, et avec, le retour des festivals de musique, partout dans le monde. Tout comme Skype, la musique unit les gens peu importe leur milieu ou leur pays d’origine ! Aujourd’hui, nous vous faisons un petit tour de France des festivals de musique les plus populaires et des astuces sur les fonctionnalités Skype qui … Read more

Чем еще стоит воспользоваться в Skype на компьютере?

Сегодня мы хотим коснуться некоторых функций версии Skype для настольного компьютера. Все из них в равной степени доступны как на Windows, так и на Mac. Чем больше, тем веселее Skype просто великолепен в тех ситуациях, когда вы хотите использовать видеосвязь для общения с друзьями и близкими, увидеться с которыми классическим способом затруднительно по какой-либо причине. Например, … Read more

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