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The Big Skype Call Quality Roundup

Recently I wrote a post about solving Skype sign-in problems which was requested in a poll on the Skype Community. A lot of you also asked for more information on improving quality of Skype calls though, and we don’t want you feeling left out. There is a lot of information available on this subject, so today … Read more

A Workday Without Skype Isn’t Much of a Workday At All

I recently wrote about taking things for granted, like how easy it is to start a Skype call. That got me thinking about other things I take for granted while working at Skype, and one of them is Skype itself. I would really struggle through my work day without Skype and in the tips below, … Read more

Comment préparer vos appels Skype pour ne pas rater les fêtes de fin d’année !

Il n’y a rien de plus agréable que de partager ces fêtes de fin d’année avec ceux que nous aimons. Pour commencer cette saison festive, nous vous proposons quelques astuces pour que vous profitiez de Skype avec la meilleure qualité possible. Mettez-vous dans une pièce bien éclairée Etre dans une pièce lumineuse permet d’émettre des … Read more

Skype secures family ties, brings business for AIRDEX

Naturally, we at Skype are big proponents of the value of face-to-face communication and connecting with friends and family. And we love a great story. So when we heard this tale from a Skype user we featured on the blog about a year ago, we knew we had to share. Recently Russell Valvo, sales manager … Read more

Seven Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Video Calls

Video calls have become such a staple of the workplace, it’s hard to imagine that at one time they seemed like the stuff of science fiction. Even so, it takes a little forethought and preparation to present yourself well over video. Are you making any of these missteps during your Skype video conferences? 1. Your equipment … Read more

Le silence est d’or mais pas sur Skype. Les astuces pour résoudre vos problèmes d’audio

Il n’y a rien de plus agaçant que de commencer un appel Skype par « Tu m’entends ou pas ? ». Alors pour éviter ce scénario, nous vous proposons quelques astuces pour résoudre rapidement vos problèmes audio lorsque vous utilisez Skype. Comme ce sujet est assez complexe, ce billet sera un peu plus long que … Read more

Silence is golden, but not on Skype – Tips to diagnose audio issues

Thomas Edison is credited as coining the word “Hello” as a way to start a phone call. But every now and then I hear friends and family starting a Skype call with “Can you hear me?” instead. I’d like to give you the same tips I give them for troubleshooting audio issues on Skype calls. … Read more

What has the world been talking about on Skype this December?

Read what people have been talking about on Skype in December. Visit Skype.com to find out more about free video calling, instant messaging and Skype for iPad. Read more