Media

reddit

reddit is half way between a social netword and a news service where people (the redditors) can post stuff such as bits of news

Skype

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Skype is a program that allows you to make phonecalls over the internet. That means that, provided the person you’re talking to is on

VLC – VideoLAN

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VLC is a media player – Open Source and free – and capable of playing just about any type of sound or video file

BBC Alba abroad

Lots of expats actually have the same problem, just not with BBC Alba generally – they want to watch the BBC’s programs but can’t

Jitsi (SIP Communicator)

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This is a tad geeky, at least the current version, but if that doesn’t frighten you, here’s a video, audio and chat communicator for