A woman was sitting in an armchair, her laptop perched on a table in front of her.
She was having an exuberant conversation — in sign language.
Not a sound came from her except for an occasional guffaw, but her conversation was so animated you almost felt you could hear it.
Skype allows sign-language users to communicate in a way that never before was possible. Get discounts on hearing aids and more with your AARP Member Advantage » Recently I was dropping off some clothing at the Goodwill truck in my neighborhood.
My two children live overseas and have health and personal problems of their own.
Although I have grown grandchildren in this country, they live a long way away.
Back when the 3.0 beta was announced last fall, I joined the "Skype English Blog Chat" and the interesting fact is... Because I haven't pressed "Leave", I will stay in this group chat indefinitely (or until a Host kicks me out, as Jaanus has indicated he is now doing to inactive members).
This group chat membership survives through shutting down Skype, power cycling your computer, etc.
I have learned so much in dealing with builders, making constant decisions and paying bills.
Forget email, post your support questions to a group chat!
Continuing my experimentation with Skype 3.0, I have to say that the persistent group chats are an intriguing aspect of the product.
When you request the history, it gives it to you in batches, i.e.
you see the first X amount of time and then you can get more of the history.