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Video calling for learning: Spanish, guitar and fitness

Video calling for learning: Spanish, guitar and fitness

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It’s all very well connecting with your friends and family when making video calls but there's a lot more to these social platforms than pure fun. As part of Skype Week on Pocket-lint, we've been catching up with people all over the globe who use video... >>

Professional tips for video calls: lighting

Professional tips for video calls: lighting

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Filmmaker James Cronin knows a fair bit about lighting. Hired often as a director of photography but best known for his behind-the-scenes documentaries of Hollywood movies, he has a very good idea of how to set up for a video interview. Pocket-lint wasted... >>

Getting Skype on your TV

Getting Skype on your TV

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Video calls on your TV can be a beautiful thing. For many, the television the hub of family life, so what better way to connect with friends and relatives than en masse from the comfort of your sofa with your whole family? That may sound like some kind... >>

Microsoft takes its time over Xbox 360 Skype integration

Microsoft takes its time over Xbox 360 Skype integration

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It has been seven-and-a-half months since Microsoft acquired Skype in a $8.5 billion buyout last year, yet the software giant has yet to roll out the video calling platform across its key services, including Xbox 360. And it is believed that we may have... >>

Teach your grandparents to use Skype

Teach your grandparents to use Skype

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The grandparent can be notoriously tricky customer when it comes to educating, particularly when that education is a lesson in technology, but, because you're a good person and this is the Good Christmas, you're going to give it a shot by giving them... >>

Skype now officially a Microsoft division

Skype now officially a Microsoft division

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Microsoft has successfully bought Skype, with the online video calling company becoming a division within the software giant. The $8.5 billion deal to unite the two massive tech organisations was first revealed back in May and approved by the Federal... >>

Skype for iPad makes an official comeback

Skype for iPad makes an official comeback

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Skype for iPad has played continual app store hide and seek today but has now final made the decision to come out and play.  The application that "went live prematurely" has now returned, bringing with it a proper FaceTime alternative for Apple's tablet. ... >>

Skype 5.2 for Mac launched

Skype 5.2 for Mac launched

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It looks like Skype has managed to turn out yet another update to its now super slick Mac video calling software. The 5.2 release brings with it group screen sharing, meaning you can share all your exciting spreadsheets with your bestest pals. All this... >>

Skype aware of ONLINE HELP vishing scam attack

Skype aware of ONLINE HELP vishing scam attack

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Skype has responded to Pocket-lint's story published yesterday about the new kind of scam calls its users are receiving. Nicknamed "vishing" (voice phishing), the new type of attack can even lead unwitting customers into visiting websites that subsequently... >>

Skype users attacked by ONLINE HELP scam call

Skype users attacked by ONLINE HELP scam call

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Like the rest of the world, Pocket-lint has been targeted by email scams, and telephone call and text message spam. And, like a vast majority of you, we don't particularly want to give away our banking details, haven't been in accident lately, nor want... >>