Tag Archives | Skype for Windows

Silent Skype, Naked Skype

Earlier this week Skype announced a new Skype 2.6 beta release for Windows. Two new features: Skypecasts controls are now directly available within the Skype client A bandwidth indicator is enabled via the Advanced Options (Tools|Optiions|Advanced) However, the most interesting for partners is this line in the announcement: For developers, there’s a feature here that […]

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Eight Ways to File Transfer Using Skype

One of the nifty features of Skype is its ability perform File Transfers almost on demand. I find several time a day I need to transfer a file to a Skype contact but how I do it could happen in one of several ways. Peter Kalmström has posted on six ways to perform File Transfers […]

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Skype Becomes an Output Mode for SnagIt

Many of graphics and images that you see in Skype Journal (including the ones in this post) have been captured using TechSmith’s Snag-It. Snag-It has been a core utility for my Windows computing over the past five or six years. Need to capture an object on your Windows desktop (or your entire desktop)? Snag-It does […]

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Skype 2.5 Hotfix Update Available

One of the enhancements of Skype 2.5 was to simplify the upgrade process. Instead of the tedious download/save/install process that involved saving a file somewhere and then finding it to do the install, one simply need click on “Help | Check for Update” and the entire process is automated. No need to close and/or uninstall […]

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Skype for Outlook Release 1.0

By Jim Courtney, Toronto, Canada Two weeks ago Skype released version 1.0 of its Skype for Outlook Toolbar, which had been available in beta versions over the previous three months. From the Skype website: “This toolbar brings all your Skype and MS Outlook contacts together in one handy place. That means you’ll be able to […]

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