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Skype video calling is a powerful tool for journalists

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Sports reporter Rachel Lenzi knows that a good interview requires more than just jotting down what an athlete or coach says. Writing for The Blade in Toledo, Ohio, she has long relied on her ability to read body language and get between the sound bites to find her deeper insights. “Presentation is so important,” Rachel … Read more

The Simple Guide to Get Your Mother Started With Skype

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Modern people are always on the move and, increasingly, that means relocating far away from home. In 2011, 40% of Americans lived in a state other than where they were born and, in 2013, 3 million people in the UK moved house. I am one of these statistics; I live in California but my parents … Read more

Chat do Skype: cada vez melhor, todos os dias

Com as melhorias técnicas que temos planejadas para o Skype nos dispositivos móveis, mais e mais pessoas poderão levar o Skype com elas para qualquer lugar.  O chat do Skype é uma grande parte desse futuro, por isso hoje é um prazer compartilhar novidades sobre uma série de melhorias na nossa experiência de chat. Sabemos … Read more

Do You Use Skype Everywhere?

We all know that Skype makes it easy to stay in touch with family and friends, no matter how close or far away; Skype calls from the laptop or desktop computer are an integral part of many relationships. But there are more ways to enjoy the versatility of Skype than sitting in front of a … Read more

Skype’s Enhanced Chat Experience

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With the technical improvements previewed in the course of building our mobile future, more and more people can now comfortably take Skype with them on the go.  Skype chat is a huge part of that future, so today we’re excited to share news about a range of enhancements to our chat experience. We know that … Read more

Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview 2.1

Today we have released Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview 2.1 which will be available soon for Windows Phone 8 users here. In this release we have worked on improving reliability and performance of the application, especially around background notifications and calling. Read more

Skype for Windows Phone – Gold Version

We have just released Skype for Windows Phone – Gold Version. Get it now from the Windows Phone Marketplace. We would like to thank everyone who has used the initial beta version and shared feedback with us. Continue giving… Read more