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Experience Skype to the Max by [Courtney, Jim]
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Kindle notice: Although you can happily read this document on your Kindle Reader we recommend that you use the free Kindle apps for Windows Mac/iPad/iPhone/Android/Windows 8 when you want to get the most out of Skype. This way you can easily access extra resources referenced or linked in the book and you get the benefit of full color graphics. This also means that you can use this book without owning a Kindle Reader.

New! Note that a new 2nd Edition updated to cover the Skype ecosystem and its features as of February 2015 has been published through Apress, a division of Springer - the world's leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical books. Just search for Experience Skype and it will show up. However, the reviews here would apply to the 2nd Edition.

You’ve heard about Skype’s free calling worldwide. But ....

.... you have questions about Skype. You want to learn how to take full advantage of Skype’s enriched chat, voice and video conversation features. Get the full picture now in this comprehensive eBook.

Written with consumers and business employees in mind, Experience Skype™ to the Max is a guide to real time social networking for building and sustaining everyday personal and business relationships, whether geographically dispersed “friends and family”, road warriors, special interest groups, business teams, the wanderlust world traveler and anyone who wants to get more out of their Skype experiences.

Experience Skype to the Max provides in a single document an up-to-date (June 2012), comprehensive and detailed portrayal of the entire Skype ecosystem: its features, its hardware and its software. Beyond free worldwide Skype-to-Skype calling you’ll learn about a multitude of features and details that can enrich your conversations.

You'll also learn about premium offerings such as calling locally and internationally to/from the legacy phone system, group video calling and how to get support. For those with a business communications interest there is a chapter covering the basics of using Skype in your business.

Experience Skype to the Max will help you:
• take advantage of Skype’s collaboration features
• learn various tips that can enhance your conversations
• manage Skype use for cost effective business communications
• optimize your audio and video hardware to take full advantage of Skype’s features
• discover appropriate recommendations for Skype account security and privacy
• take Skype on the road using wireless smartphones and tablets
• make effective use of archiving and search features in both Skype and third party products
• use Skype as the international long distance plan for your smartphone while in your carrier’s “Home” territory
• use Skype as the international long distance plan for your landline (U.S., Canada, U.K. only)
• find third party products for both audio and video recording
• locate support tools available

Jim Courtney has experienced IP-based communications since 1996. He has been a Skype user since 2005 for both personal and business communications activities while at the home office or while traveling throughout North America and Europe.

Since 2006 he has authored over 900 blog posts about Skype, smartphones and IP-based communications at Voice On The Web and previously at Skype Journal, both independent weblog publications. During this time he has critically reported on new versions and editions of Skype’s application software as its feature set has evolved. He has also evaluated and reviewed over 100 peripheral hardware items and several third party software applications designed to enhance the Skype experience.

Disclaimer: This book and its contents have not been endorsed or reviewed by Skype. Any views or opinions expressed are entirely views of the author or the cited source only. The Skype name, associated trademarks and logos and the "S" logo are trademarks of Skype.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 6294 KB
  • Print Length: 277 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Denali InterConneXions NA Inc.; 1 edition (July 20 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008NPU5ZY
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #802,505 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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