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Orangutans using Skype? Quit monkeying around!

Orangutans with iPad

We humans like to think that we’re on top of the world – after all, we are on top of the food chain, we’re the smartest beings on earth (on our best days, at least), and we’ve invented some pretty cool stuff. But we might want to watch out: our closest genetic neighbors are beginning … Read more

Get the most out of Skype if you’re spending a few months abroad.

Skype means different things to different people, but how you use Skype from one day to another can also change. For example, students who study in a far off country for a time find that suddenly Skype becomes a way of catching up with loved ones who they might be used to seeing daily. If you’re … Read more

『Skype in the classroom』エベレストから、探検家マーク・ウッド氏と日本の学校をSkypeで繋ぐ授業~横浜インターナショナル・スクールの5年生にエベレストの様子を実況~

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世界的に有名な英国人探険家マーク・ウッド氏は、2013年5月17日に世界最高峰“第3極”エベレストへの登頂を目指し、3月からネパールで『Skype エベレスト登頂遠征 2013』を実施しています。『Skype in the classroo Read more

Skype for Tablet、ビジネスで活用!

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各社から発売が相次ぐタブレットですが、ご購入された方はSkypeをタブレットからもお楽しみ頂けていますでしょうか。初めからSkypeがインストールされているタブレットもありますが、そうでない場合は、こちらからSkypeをダウンロードし、タブ Read more

Skypeはただのチャットツールではありません、多様なオフィスツールです

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*こちらのブログは、HashableMedia社のトレヴァー・デービス氏による寄稿の日本語編集版です HashableMediaはロンドンを拠点にする、デジタルメディア・クリエーション・カンパニーです。他の会社と同様、多くの仕事を遠隔で行な Read more

Classrooms in Russia and the UK Conduct PeaceTalk with Peace One Day

Peace One Day  Founder Jeremy Gilley (center) with students from School Number 164, Zelenogorsk, Russia.

Jeremy Gilley is the Founder of Peace One Day, a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster global peace, understanding and intercultural cooperation. See how Peace One Day uses Skype to help accomplish their mission: http://peaceoneday.org/skype-projects/ I traveled to Gymnasium 164 in Zelenogorsk, Russia for the second of Peace One Day’s PeaceTalks, a program that connects … Read more

Skype Supports Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Efforts through UNHCR and Emergency.lu Partnerships

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Nature proves time and time again to be the most powerful force on our planet. Hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, earthquakes, mudslides and other natural disasters bring a lasting impact on the regions they hit. Unfortunately, when a disaster does strike, the logistics of coordinating on-site aid is a difficult task.  Communications are often impaired by a … Read more

Skype by Royal Appointment

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Royal couple Prince William and Kate have publicized an innovative way that Skype is being used to help youngsters who are homeless get back on their feet. The Duke of Cambridge spoke using a webcam and TV screen to Dylan Howie, 18, and Lyn Buchan, 21, who are turning their lives around in the southern Dutch … 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

探検家、エベレスト頂上からSkype通話を試みる

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イギリスに拠点を置く探検家マーク・ウッド氏は、知らない人から見れば近所の飲み屋で見かける陽気なおじさんにしか見えないでしょう。その気取らない外観とは異なり、内面には驚く程の野心と忍耐を兼ね備えています。現在ウッド氏は「3つの極地への探検」の Read more

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