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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

Top Reasons Skype Can Help You To Grow and Innovate Your Business (Part 1)

Skype Innovation Moment Maker, digital guru and extreme innovator, Chris Merkle uses Skype video calling to manage his digital agency and collaborate with teams around the globe. This means he has more time to focus on the future of digital and what’s next, as well as growing his business. You can keep up with him … Read more

Astuces pour le partage d’écran

Dans leur environnement professionnel, les gens sont habitués à participer à des webinars et des conférences téléphoniques pendant lesquels l’organisateur partage son écran. Cependant, le partage d’écran n’est pas seulement utile dans ces contextes. Si vous n’avez pas encore essayé le partage d’écran via Skype voici comment le faire et dans quels autres contextes l’utiliser. … Read more

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