Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and connected services. If you dread video calls because you can’t ever find a clean, distraction-free space that won’t embarrass you while you’re on camera, Microsoft has just the thing: it’s now added an option to blur the background so your contacts won’t be able to clearly discern what’s in your surroundings. The feature was first introduced in the company’s Teams collaboration app, and it’s finally made its way to Skype. I tested it with my colleague,…

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