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Set yourself a Skype new year’s resolution

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Ringing in a new year is often accompanied by traditions, some more serious than others. One of them might be champagne: Another? New year’s resolutions! You’ve probably got a few “So, any new year’s resolutions?” over the past few days. Of course the start of a new year isn’t the only time to set goals … Read more

A global “Happy New Year”!

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Welcoming the new year is a time for celebration, and with so many of you calling an “old acquaintance” in different countries to wish them well, it’s likely you’ll reach a friend or family member who doesn’t speak the same language as you. To help with that, we’ve created the guide below that includes time zones and languages so everyone … Read more

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

Presents with a Skype theme

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The holiday season is right around the corner, with all of the magic, joy and panicked last-minute present shopping that it brings. With just two short weeks left before the holidays, you might already be putting the bows on the last of your presents. If you’re still looking for inspiration though, we’ve got a few … Read more

Update Your Seasonal Traditions with a Side of Tech


With the holidays quickly approaching, there may or may not be figgy pudding in your future. But, long before the table is set—long before the oven is preheated—there’s some preliminary planning to do. That’s where we come in. With these handy tips, we’ll keep your up-and-coming event organized, coordinated, and full of plenty of cheer. … Read more

Rester en contact pendant les fêtes de fin d’année ? Avec Skype, c’est du gâteau !

Thanksgiving. Hanukkah. Noël. Le Jour de l’An. Tout comme un bon repas, les traditions familiales se succèdent et se savourent mieux ensemble. Mais parfois, des billets d’avion trop chers, des obligations professionnelles ou les aléas climatiques peuvent vous empêcher de partager ces fêtes de fin d’années. Notre ambassadeur Skype Music, Frank Bell, explique que même … Read more

Как отпраздновать День Святого Валентина на расстоянии?

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Всегда непросто сохранить любовь, когда вас разделяют большие расстояния. Каждый пятый человек на планете в этом году будет вынужден встречать День Святого Валентина вдали от своей половинки. Стремясь сохранить любовь, многие пары активно пользуются Skype для общения друг с другом. Накануне Дня Всех Влюбленных Skype подготовил интересную статистику: в январе 2014 года компания Idea Lab … 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

Mother Meets Newborn Daughter for the First Time via Skype

Elizabeth Stone once said, “Making a decision to have a child – it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” In light of Mother’s Day, a day to express gratitude to the significant female figures in our lives, we look back to the women who brought … Read more

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