App of the Week – Skype

App of the Week – Skype

Skype is a telecommunications app software providing video chat and voice call services from computers, smartphones and tables through the Internet. It’s one of the latest apps being used for school, business and corporate settings. It’s a great app to stay connected with friends, loved ones and colleagues.

Skype has been around for 11 years, continuing to serve the masses. And from time to time, you’ll even see it being used by TV reporters with their guest interviews and the like.

 

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To use its services, you can get them for free or sign up for a monthly subscription to enjoy some of the exclusive benefits. You can download the app from here. For computers, the app is compatible with Mac, Linux and Windows OS. For smartphones, it’s compatible with Android, iPhone, Windows, BlackBerry, Nokia X and Amazon Fire Phone.

Once you’ve downloaded and installed Skype, you’ll get to enjoy the following features:

Calling

  • Call anyone and from anywhere in the world, for free
  • Call local mobiles and landlines or even international numbers
  • Set up group calls

Videos

  • Have video conference calls, either individually or as a group

Messages

  • Send messages (SMS or Voice) to anyone
  • Share files, documents, photos and videos with anyone, size doesn’t matter (literally)

You can also synchronize your Facebook and Outlook account with Skype to easily connect with peers, friends and loved ones. Setting up meetings or conference calls is easy with just a click of a button.

For Business purposes, Skype can help you expand your business as it allows you to reach out to millions of people also using Skype in whatever day you choose. Skype is a perfect tool to bridge the gap and encourage a more collaborative environment between partners, clients and your team.

Whether for personal or business use, Skype is the best way to go as it keeps you on-the-go without limiting the possibilities to help your business grow and enjoy richer relationships with friends and loved ones.