Tag: Skype

  • Skype is getting worse

    “Can you hear me now? “Is that any better?” “How about now?” In recent times, the above three phrases are heard frequently emanating from various rooms in our apartment, where my wife and I both work as full-time freelancers. Skype is an essential part of both of our respective businesses. We do work for clients […]

  • How The Internet Has Changed (and created new) Holiday Rituals

    The internet has changed lives every day. It has changed how we learn, work, and communicate. It’s also changed how we celebrate the holidays – let’s just hope that Santa doesn’t get cheap on us and start sending us presents through email. One of the biggest ways that technology has impacted the holidays is by […]

  • Skype Rolls Out Version 5.0 With Facebook Integration and 10-Way Video Calling

    Skype just got a lot more social! Since mid-Summer, Skype 5.0 Beta has been available, but this past week they rolled out the full version, jam-packed with new features, updates, and a slick new user interface that wasn’t available in the recent beta. Probably some of the biggest and most talked about features within the […]

  • How to Share Your Screen with Skype

    Have you ever been talking to someone on Skype and exhausted your vocabulary trying in vain to describe something on your screen to the other person?  I’ve found myself in that situation many times.  It used to be that the only option was to have the person remotely connect to my computer, which was cumbersome […]