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Smell SharingAs humans we have five senses, two of which are already covered by Mikogo: sight and hearing. Today’s new Mikogo release of TelSmell adds a third to your online meetings with the addition of smell – a world first for online meetings. During a Mikogo meeting, TelSmell easily detects the scents and smells from your office and transmits them via your computer to your meeting participants. Whether it be fresh coffee, summer rain outside the office window or a colleague’s perfume, all odors are transmitted between you and your participants in real-time. (more…)

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Easter EggsEaster is fast approaching this long weekend and the Easter Bunny has already visited the Mikogo website, showering us with many beautiful colored eggs. And with all these eggs we thought it would be fun to celebrate and have an Easter egg hunt!

We have carefully placed eight Easter eggs on eight different pages of the Mikogo website. The first person to find the eight eggs will win a free one-year Mikogo Pro+ Plan (single-user).
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Evolution of Communication - thumbHow much did your first cell phone weigh? When was the last time you used a carrier pigeon? Is your favorite newspaper printed on stone?

Yesterday ViralBlog, a leading global blog on viral ideas and social trends, broke the news and published an Evolution of Communication infographic, which was created in cooperation with Mikogo. The infographic depicts the evolution of communication over the past 8,000 years (summarized of course), from smoke signals to smartphones. In a time of rapid changes in the way we contact, connect and collaborate we often wonder where we will be in the future without remembering where we were in the past.
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Five New Things to LearnHaving just written a two-part blog series on “10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mikogo“, we thought we had uncovered a wide range of hidden gems for everyone. But the Mikogo software is packed with great features! Perhaps a two-part blog series was just not enough :-)
Based on some support questions and requests from users regarding certain features, today we will detail five other Mikogo features which were not covered in the last blog posts.
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GlobeDevan Gaffney, our Country Sales Manager for North America, is in meetings with his fellow Mikogo Team members every day. What makes this interesting is that Devan is based 5,000 miles away from HQ!

Devan, who joined the Mikogo Team just over a year ago, recently spoke to me about his work situation. In November 2012, Devan moved from our headquarters in Mannheim, Germany back to his hometown on the west coast of Canada, and has since used Mikogo on a daily basis in order to conduct his work from home. His experience with Mikogo speaks volumes about the product’s utility, and the opportunities it presents for people looking to work remotely. Here’s what Devan had to say:
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