Time goes. And chances for communication go. … [continued]

Skype Audio Recording

by JL Beeken on 4-17-2012

I used to use a special wire attached to my land-line for recording phone conversations. Now that Skype is my regular phone I’m interested in the possibilities for audio recording with Skype. It’s not included by default. … [continued]

Screen-Sharing With Skype

by JL Beeken on 2-07-2012

(If you’re wondering why screen-sharing with Skype seems it doesn’t work for free anymore, it’s because Skype counts your webcam and your screen-share as two different videos and you can only have one. So you have to turn your webcam off if you want to use screen-share. Under Call, choose Video and Stop Video.)

Between my cousin, Sam, and my other Cuz I’ve pretty much got a full-time job here.

They’ve both got themselves set up with Skype so we can spend a lot of time screen-sharing. … [continued]

USB Headset

by JL Beeken on 8-06-2010

When I buy technological gadgets I always think I know what I’m buying and I’m almost always wrong. I returned the clip-on microphone that I purchased yesterday because of the screaming feedback. Then I narrowed down the USB headsets to two. … [continued]


by JL Beeken on 7-17-2010

It was about a month ago when my monitors were giving me all that trouble that I began thinking about unplugging from some of the things I take for granted – like my computer. … [continued]

Skype: Online Phone Calls

by JL Beeken on 2-13-2008

While February whiles itself away, and we wait and wait and wait and wait for Legacy 7.0, I’m scouring the web for other useful tools and oops, forgot this one. Skype.

Skype is a service for making phone calls through your computer. You’d be talking on the phone, as usual, except it’s happening through your computer instead of your land-line.

… [continued]