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Skype for dummies

Loren. Abdulezer Susan Abdulezer; Howard Dammond


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  • Title:
    Skype for dummies
  • Author: Loren. Abdulezer
  • Susan Abdulezer; Howard Dammond
  • Description: Skype For Dummies; About the Authors; Dedications; Authors' Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Foreword; Introduction; About This Book; How to Use This Book; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Conventions Used in This Book; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started with Skype; Chapter 1: What's All the Hoopla about Skype?; Seeing What Skype Can Do For You; Going Beyond the Basics with (Not Necessarily Free) Services; Getting a Load of Add-Ons and Accessories; Making Skype Play Well with Others; Chapter 2: Hooking Up with Skype
    Downloading and Installing SkypeChoosing Your Skype Name and Password; Filling Out Your Skype Profile: Making It Profile You; Testing Your Connection; Making Your First Skype Call; Chapter 3: Getting Familiar with Skype's Interface; Understanding the Skype Menus; Using the Skype toolbar; Status Icons: Announcing and Changing Your Online Status; Part II: As You Like It: Skype Your Way; Chapter 4: Customizing Skype Options to Suit Your Style; Fine-Tuning Your General Options; Protecting Your Privacy; Receiving Notifications when Someone Skypes You; Customizing Your Sounds; Customizing Hotkeys
    Connecting to the Internet when Skype Default Settings Aren't EnoughKeeping Up-to-Date; Improving Your Skyping with Advanced Options; Chapter 5: Getting Personal; Personalizing Your Skype Profile with Graphics; Having Fun with Avatars; Skype Is a Communication Kaleidoscope; Chapter 6: The Mad Chatter; Set 'er Up and Let 'er Rip; Mastering the Chaos; Chatting Strategically; Modifying Your Chat Window Dressing; Chatting in the Past, Present, and Future; Chapter 7: Skyping Eye to Eye: Skype with Video; Enhancing Your Conversations with Live Video; Considering Types of Webcams
    Understanding Webcam FeaturesShopping for Webcams; Installing and Setting Up Video for Skype (On Windows); Installing and Setting Up Video For Skype (On the Macintosh); Video in Action; Creative Uses of Skype Video; Chapter 8: The Ins and Outs of SkypeIn and SkypeOut; Connecting Skype with Regular Phone Lines; Understanding SkypeOut; Staying in Touch Through SkypeIn; Redeeming Skype Credit from a Voucher; Part III: Calling All Seasoned Skypers; Chapter 9: Managing Your Messages; Staying Connected via Skype; Bridging Skype with Your Outlook Contacts; Handling Voice Messaging with Skylook
    Pamela Is Not Just Another Pretty VoiceChapter 10: Partying On - On the Conference Line!; The Benefits of Conference Calling; Native Skype Conferencing; Conferencing with Skype Plus Third-Party Web Conferencing Tools; Chapter 11: Spicing Things Up with Great Gadgets and Add-Ons; Giving Skype a Mobile Platform; Replacing Your Bulky Computer Phone; Getting Clearer Communications; Adding Bluetooth for Wireless Connections; Expanding Your Options with Software Add-Ons; Guess Who's Calling? Customizing Caller ID; Shopping at the One-Stop Skype Shop; Part IV: The Professional Skyper
    Chapter 12: "Skypifying" Your Business
    See how to use Skype for secure chats and connect SkypeOut and SkypeIN. Here's the fun and easy way (r) to understand all the hype about Skype and make this cool alternative communication system work for you! You'll get great advice about hardware, directions for downloading and installing Skype, ideas for using Skype in your business, and the lowdown on making Skype calls to people with old-fashioned phones. Discover how to:Install Skype and start making callsCreate a contacts listSet up voicemail and call forwardingUse Skype for worldwide conference calls and Sky
  • Publication Date: c2007
  • Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub.
  • Format: 1 online resource (360 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-470-11254-9
  • Subjects: Internet telephony; Broadband communication systems; Skype (Electronic resource); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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