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Setting up Skype at Home Before You Head off to College

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If you’re heading off to college for the first time in the next couple of weeks, there’s probably a lot on your mind. The first few weeks are a rush of new experiences, friends and classes, and the family you leave at home are going to want to hear all about it. You’re not going … 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

Taking Skype with You on Your Vacation

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No matter where you’ll be getting your much-needed R&R this year, Skype would love to come along! Here are a few tips and tricks that will help you get more out of Skype while traveling. Use Skype for Web from any computer If you need access to Skype while on the move, check out Skype for … Read more

How to Get the Very Best Skype Video Quality

The raison d’être of Skype is helping you share special moments with your loved ones. It’s why our video calls are so much richer than an email, a text or even a phone call. We work hard to give you the best video quality possible, so you can have quality time with your friends. We … Read more

What Podcasts Can Teach You About Skype

In recent years there’s been a boom in the popularity of podcasts as a way to get news and entertainment on all kinds of subjects. Even if you haven’t caught the bug yet, the buzz of big shows like Serial might have filtered into your newsfeed. Using Skype to help production is one thing that … Read more

Online Safety for the Next Generation

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I’ve mentioned before on this blog that Skype takes online safety very seriously. The online world is becoming an increasingly large part of our lives, a fact that is doubly true for people growing up in this internet-connected age. The next generation faces a daunting set of challenges to their online safety that are constantly … Read more

Landing Your Skype Audition Like a Star

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 Cara Gargano is an owner of Cara G Casting, a company that casts and develops reality television shows. Cara is constantly using Skype to interview potential cast members for various programming. Check out her advice for scoring your dream role over a Skype Audition. No matter what, look your best!  You might have “woke up … Read more

How to have some Halloween fun with Skype

So Skype users, are you ready for All Hallows’ Eve this Friday? Whether your carefully crafted costume gets shown off at parties or on your neighbors’ doorsteps, it’s a holiday that offers fun for young and old. As you know, I love to have some fun of my own here on the Tips and Tricks … Read more

5 astuces Skype pour réussir vos examens avec brio

Les partiels et autres examens de fin d’année approchent – s’ils ne sont pas déjà en cours. En plus de vous permettre de rester en contact avec les personnes qui vous sont le plus chères, Skype vous donne l’occasion d’étudier et de travailler avec d’autres élèves de façon futée et efficace. Skype a demandé à … Read more

Les astuces Skype pour de meilleures discussions de groupe au travail (partie 2)

Cet été, nous vous avions donné des conseils pour mieux organiser vos conversations de groupe au travail. En utilisant au mieux les conversations de groupe, vous pouvez retrouver des informations sur un sujet que vous avez abordé des mois plus tôt. Dans notre précédent post, nous vous avions donné des conseils plutôt basiques ; cette … Read more

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