Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

¡Navidad con Skype!

Por fin, ha llegado el momento: las velas encendidas, los ojos de los niños brillan y los árboles están resplandecientes y parpadeantes con las luces navideñas. La Navidad se acerca y estamos todos más hogareños que nunca. Pero, ¿qué se puede hacer cuando la familia está desperdigada por todo el mundo y se tiene que … Read more

Free WiFi for Skype Premium Users!

UPDATE: It’s our anniversary, but you get the present. Each and every Skype user will receive, as of today, 30 minutes (two connections of up to 15 minutes each) of free WiFi at any of our two million Skype WiFi partner hotspots.  The offer begins at 12:00 AM on August 29 and ends at 12 AM on August … Read more

Celebrating World Read Aloud Day: Our Global Reading Initiative and Free Group Video Calling for Teachers

Book Club

I love to read and I love stories. I was called a bookworm as a kid, because once I cracked open a book, I just couldn’t put it down until it was done! And, now, I watch with delight when my 12 year old daughter does the same. The hairy feet of a Hobbit. The … Read more

Three Skype Tips from Super User and Author Jim Courtney

As I go out to local social networking events around Toronto, people often want to talk about Skype when they learn I’ve written a book called Experience Skype to the Max. I tend to find myself explaining the details of… Read more

Skype Premium und was es euch bringt

Wie ihr wisst, ist ein Großteil der Skype-Funktionen kostenlos verfügbar – etwa Skype-zu-Skype Audio- und Videoanrufe, Konferenzanrufe, Einzel- und Multi-Chats oder die Dateiübertragungsfunktion. Ihr habt allerdings auch die Möglichkeit, euer Skype-Konto durch einen geringen monatlichen Betrag weiter aufzuwerten, um auf… Read more

Share your photos and presentations with friends and colleagues with Group Screen Sharing

We're releasing an updated version of Skype for Windows (version 5.8) today with a few improvements we want to tell you about. Download the latest version of Skype for Windows and start Group Screen Sharing. Share photos with a group… Read more

Back to School Cool with Skype

As much as I loved the summer growing up, there was something really fun about going back to school. As enjoyable as it was going to summer camp and the neighborhood pool, running into the local home office store after… Read more

Skype Premium Just Got Better

For business or pleasure, Skype Premium continues to provide new ways to keep in touch with the important people in your life. In addition to Group Video Calling, our 3 and 12 month Premium subscriptions now also include unlimited* calling… Read more