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Students from Africa and UK Discuss Global Issues via Skype

Imagine that you live in a small village in rural Uganda and have never used the internet. Then one morning, you arrive at school to find your classmates on a Skype video call with students thousands of miles away in England. What’s more, a world-famous author is leading a discussion about poverty and hunger — … Read more

The Magic of Skype Plays an Integral Role in Reconnecting Displaced Refugees

The moment when we discover our destiny is huge. For David Mikkelsen and his brother Christopher, this moment came through a chance encounter in Denmark with a young Afghan refugee named Mansour. Following the meeting, the brothers worked feverishly for four months, sifting through paperwork and cold-calling government agencies for information about Mansour’s brother. Success came … Read more

5 Skype Tips for Parents

A face-to-face Skype call can go a long way to make you feel more connected while you’re away from home. For moms and dads who travel, fussy kids and packed schedules can get in the way of a fun and enjoyable catch up. Here are some great tips to make sure your calls go off … Read more

College Bound? Keep Your BFFs Close

Graduating  from High School? Keep Your BFFs Close with Skype Dancing with your best friends at prom. Senior Cut Day. The moment you and your classmates toss your caps in the air at graduation. Some of the most precious moments are shared with friends – and as you embark upon your summer vacation, the realization of … Read more

Musician Performs Personalized Concerts via Skype

Indie musician Jhameel catapulted to the top of the Hype Machine Popular Charts with the help of his enthusiastic fan base. Jhameel immerses his listeners in synthesized melodies, thought provoking lyrics and vocals inspired by the likes of Michael Jackson and Prince. Based in Los Angeles, California, he does it all – produces, sings, writes … Read more

Avec « Skype in the Classroom », les enseignants peuvent donner une nouvelle dimension à leurs projets éducatifs

Aujourd’hui, nous avions envie de vous parler d’une initiative chère à Skype, « Skype in the classroom ». Skype in the Classroom est un moyen simple et gratuit pour les enseignants d’ouvrir leur salle de classe au monde entier. Ce portail Skype permet de mettre en relation des enseignants du monde entier pour échanger des … Read more

Skypeでピラティス?!~運動不足もSkypeで解決しましょう~

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「最近忙しくて体を動かしてないな・・・」なんて、そんな独り言を言っていませんか?そんな忙しい方にピッタリなのは、Skypeを使ったエクササイズ。ヨガやピラティスのレッスンをSkypeで受けられるのをご存知でしたか?リラックス・リフレッシュ効 Read more

世界のてっぺんからでもSkypeを~エベレストの頂上からSkypeビデオ通話に成功~

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先月は世界最高齢で日本人がエベレストに登頂したこともあり、日本国内はエベレストの話題でとてもにぎわっておりました。実は同時期に、イギリス人探検家が世界で初めてエベレスト頂上でSkypeビデオ通話に成功しておりました! イギリス人探検家のダニ Read more

Which Skype Feature Should You Use?

Skype offers so many ways to communicate, but which one is right for you right now? The answer is… well, it depends. Are you in a room full of screaming kids? Are you rushing to get out the door (perhaps even sneaking out)? Are your hands too cold to type? Fortunately, we have a simple … 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

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