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Verkürze die Entfernung zwischen zu Hause und dem Ausland

Where it all began – Tara’s first job in tourism was selling tours of the Coliseum in Rome, Italy

Tara Cappel hat eine Leidenschaft für das Reisen. Diese ist so groß, dass sie ihr eigenes Reiseunternehmen gründete – For The Love Of Travel. Das Ziel ist es, karriereorientierten jungen Menschen es einfacher zu machen, eine Reise zu erfahren, die den Horizont erweitert – das alles während sie einen Vollzeit Job haben. Wie alles begann … Read more

Shortening the distance between home and traveling abroad

Where it all began – Tara’s first job in tourism was selling tours of the Coliseum in Rome, Italy

Tara Cappel has a passion for travel. So much so that she started her own travel company called For The Love Of Travel to make it easier for busy, career-oriented young people to experience the mind-opening benefits of travel while still having a full-time job. Where it all began – Tara’s first job in tourism … Read more

Skype komponiert die perfekte Kulisse für Musiker

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Der englische Komponist Malcolm Arnold sagte einmal: “Musik ist die persönlichste Kommunikation unter den Menschen, eine Geste der Freundschaft, und die stärkste.” In Verbindung mit Skype sind die Kommunikationsmöglichkeiten wirklich endlos – werft nur einen Blick auf unsere jüngsten Beiträge über die Blues-Mundharmonika und dem Violinen -Unterricht über Skype. Heute haben wir die Ehre, mit … Read more

Skype composes the perfect setting for musicians to collaborate

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English composer, Malcolm Arnold once said “Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is.” Combined with Skype, the communication possibilities are truly endless — take a look at our recent posts about blues harp harmonica and violin lessons over Skype, for example. Today we have the … Read more

Story time with Skype and Simon the Squid

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For working parents, spending quality time with family isn’t always easy. That’s why Skype teamed up creative agency Pereira O’Dell and illustrator Darren Farrell to create Simon the Saxophone-Playing Squid, a children’s book that parents can read to their kids using the screen sharing feature on Skype anytime, anywhere. The story follows Simon, a curious … 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

Video calling with elephants

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Elephants on a Skype video call – talk about Skype savvy! Josh Plotnik, Founder and Executive Director of U.S.-based Think Elephants International, founded the non-profit in 2011. His goal is to promote the preservation of a rapidly declining population of elephants on both the Asian and African continents. TEI scientists conduct research on elephant behavior … Read more

Managing Your Skype Privacy Settings

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Skype is made for having conversations with people you care about. It’s therefore important to know how to navigate your privacy settings. Where do I change my privacy settings? Device type Privacy settings location Windows Tools > Options > Privacy > Show advanced options Mac Skype > Preferences… > Privacy Windows Phone Uses your privacy settings … 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

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

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Instant messaging is great, of that there is no doubt. Having all your contacts at the tips of your fingers is an incredibly powerful communication tool. Sometimes, though, you can communicate something with a glimpse of a picture or a second of video which would take endless back and forth messages to explain. Luckily, when you’re … Read more

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