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Tres formas de sorprender a tu enamorad@ con Skype y Qik

Llega San Valentín y, lo odies o lo ames, aquí estamos para ayudarte. Hemos preparado una lista con tres ideas que te podrán ayudar en tu regalo sorpresa de última hora de San Valentín, mientras tú estás luchando por encontrar chocolate y flores antes del 14. Tranquilo, te tenemos cubierto – si alguien pregunta ya … Read more

Update Your Seasonal Traditions with a Side of Tech


With the holidays quickly approaching, there may or may not be figgy pudding in your future. But, long before the table is set—long before the oven is preheated—there’s some preliminary planning to do. That’s where we come in. With these handy tips, we’ll keep your up-and-coming event organized, coordinated, and full of plenty of cheer. … Read more

How to use a microphone for your Skype calls – Part 2

Last week I got to talking about microphone tips for the best Skype call quality. It turned out to be a subject with a lot of meat to it, so I thought I’d split it into two parts. We’ve already covered how to position yourself relative to the microphone for the best quality. This week … Read more

Cómo ajustar el tamaño del vídeo durante una llamada de grupo

Si te gusta controlar la disposición de las diferentes entradas de vídeo en tu pantalla durante una llamada de grupo te dejamos algunos trucos que podrás usar en la versión de escritorio de Skype para Windows. Vista dinámica o normal A lo mejor no te lo habías planteado antes, pero en las llamadas de grupo … Read more

Aidez les autres à vous trouver sur Skype

Nous vous avons donné quelques astuces sur la façon d’ajouter vos amis dans vos contacts. Cependant, nous ne vous avons jamais dit comment ajouter plus d’informations personnelles afin d’aider vos amis à vous trouver. Et bien sûr, pour ajouter ces informations, il vous suffit de compéter votre profil. Toujours pas convaincus ? Prenons un exemple … Read more

Skype Tricks for the Mischievous

Every now and then we could all use some mischief. I know it’s not Halloween but this is the tips and tricks blog, so why not have a little fun? Today I’m going to take a look at some of the great features of Skype for Windows desktop. Along the way, I might drop some … Read more

X Marks the Spot – Help Others Find You on Skype

You might have spotted a recent post from me in which I took on ten of the most frequently asked questions about Skype. The first question I looked at in that list is one which comes up a lot, “How do I find friends and add them as contacts?” The thing is, though, there are … Read more

What is Skype Anyway?

Welcome to the post where the questions aren’t made up and the answers really do matter. In recent posts I’ve been looking into some questions we hear often at Skype. I’ve talked about Skype status, when you can (and can’t) make video calls, and the best ways to navigate around Skype Support. You probably won’t … Read more

How to become an IM Legend

Skype is well known for its free calls to anyone else on Skype and calls to mobiles and landlines at low rates. With all of that going on it’s easy to forget the great features Skype has for instant messaging. Today I’ll go into four of these features; font appearance, resizing the instant message area, … Read more

Where Oh Where Has My Video Call Button Gone?

You might have spotted my recent post in which I talked about some frequently asked questions about Skype status. Well this week I’ve been digging through some more questions from Skype Support. Two common questions were related to the availability of video calls in Skype for Windows desktop, “Why does the video call button have … Read more

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