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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

3 Top Tips to Look and Sound Good on Skype

It’s nearly that time of year again – the holiday season is upon us! For a lot of people, it’s a time to take a break but for some of us there’s a lot to take care of. There are… Read more

Send the gift of Skype WiFi with Skype Gift Cards

Growing up in Dallas, Matt had exposure to Spanish language and Latin American culture from a very young age. After a year in college as an exchange student in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he knew that he was destined to spend… Read more

Happy Holidays from Say it with Skype

It’s that time of year again when people gather from far and wide to celebrate and be merry. We’re helping friends and family connect for the holidays with our Say It With Skype video greeting app–the perfect way to send… Read more

Why Are Skype Gift Cards a Great Present? Ask a Pro.

Lindsay Roberts is a nationally recognized gift-giving expert and founder of She scours boutiques, magazines and the web to find creative gift ideas and connects shoppers with the stores that sell her finds. A frequent guest on news shows,… Read more

Staying fit on Skype:

Many of us at Skype are starting to enjoy the indulgences of the season a little too much. The story’s familiar: jeans get tighter and holiday party attendance outpaces trips to the gym. An entrepreneur in Florida has come up… Read more

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