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Microsoft Edge support for using Skype without a browser plug-in is coming by the end of 2015

If you like using the Microsoft Edge web browser inside Windows 10, and are also a heavy user of Skype, there's some good news coming soon. Microsoft says it plans to offer a way to launch Skype video and audio calls without the need for a plug-in application, sometime before the end of 2015.

Skype Web SDK Troubleshooting - Part 2

Whilst building my next Pluralsight course, I've come across a few more scenarios and solutions to keep in mind, many specific to the Chrome web browser. Additional authentication dialog box Lync / Skype Web App Plugin for Chrome Lync / Skype Web App Plugin for Edge isn't supportedAdditi

Skype for updated to allow audio and video calls in Microsoft Edge

With Windows 10 launching in just two days on July 29, Microsoft is making more of its websites compatible with the new operating system and its Microsoft Edge browser. Windows 10 users who enjoy checking their email on can now use Edge to also take audio and video calls via its Skype features for the first time.

Skype For Web Now Supports Chromebooks & Linux (Sort Of)

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

A couple of weeks ago we reported that the Skype for Web beta was now open to all. However at that time, the web app basically supported your usual array of browsers and platforms like Windows and Mac, but there was no mention of Chrome OS. Show More Summary

WhatsApp Web vs Skype For Web – Who Will Be The Winner?

In November 2014, Microsoft announced the beta version of Skype for Web, a service that would allow the users to access their accounts using their computers’ browsers. Recently, the developers said that Skype for Web is available for the US and UK citizens, which can access their accounts from any computer. Show More Summary

Hands on with Skype for Web beta: A disaster in Microsoft’s own Edge browser

A Web-based version of Skype could be useful for many reasons, but it's proving glitchy even with Microsoft's own products.

Skype for Web lets you chat away without a download

4 months agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

Starting today, Skype users in the U.S. and U.K. can start making calls directly from their browsers. The Skype for Web beta makes the chat program available without having to download and install the program’s dedicated app. “Skype for Web … Read more ›

The designer of the Firefox logo, Skype’s emoji and MailChimp’s monkey joins Opera

Jon Hicks, the designer responsible for Skype’s emoji, has joined Opera as the new lead designer for its desktop browser. Hicks has previously produced Spotify’s icons and was the brains behind the current MailChimp logo, as well as working with clients including Mozilla (where he famously created the final Firefox logo), Shopify and JoliCloud. Show More Summary

Skype Debuts 'Click to Call' On Mobile

4 months agoTechnology / Mobile : Phone Scoop

Skype today made a new desktop browser plugin available that lets users send phone numbers to their Android smartphone for calling. The Click to Call feature is already available to Skype's desktop apps. It highlights numbers on web pages and makes it easy to place Skype calls right from the browser. Show More Summary

Microsoft rolling out beta invites for Skype on the web

Microsoft is providing yet another way to keep in contact with friends and family by releasing invites for the "Skype for Web" beta. It's a fully featured Skype experience but is instead powered by your favorite web browser. Not only are basic text conversations supported, but both video and regular voice calls too. Show More Summary

Skype for Web’ is a version of Skype that works in your browser

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Shiny Shiny

Programmes like Skype are incredibly useful to have access to, but the fact that you need to download and install software makes it difficult to use them on a computer that isn’t your own. Fortunately Microsoft has announced that it will be possible to use an in-browser version of Skype “soon”. Show More Summary

Skype rolls out web version for selected browsers

11 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

In welcome news for anybody who has fumbled around on an unfamiliar computer to download and install Skype for an important call, Microsoft has announced a beta version of the popular telecommunications application for web browsers.Show More Summary

Microsoft starts rolling out Skype for Web beta

Microsoft is beginning to beta test a version of Skype that will work from a variety of browsers, and which ultimately will alleviate the need for Skype app or plug-in downloads.

Microsoft begins Skype for Web beta but still requires a plug-in

Microsoft is moving forward with Skype in a browser with a new beta version announced for IE, Chrome, Safari and Firefox. You'll still need to download a plug-in but the company…

Microsoft brings WebRTC closer to Internet Explorer for easier Skype calls in the browser

Today Skype announced that it has begun work with the W3c (World Wide Web Consortium) and the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) to let you call from within a browser more easily. The company believes its ORTC API  for WebRTC could...Show More Summary

Microsoft eyes WebRTC for plugin-free Skype calls in Internet Explorer

Microsoft today announced it is helping develop the ORTC API for WebRTC. In other words, the company is finally throwing its weight behind the broader industry trend of bring voice and video calling to the browser, with no plugins required. All of Skype’s biggest competitors are moving towards such functionality, and Redmond is finally admitted […]

Skype will translate in real time by the end of the year

Your browser does not support iframes. Microsoft has unveiled a new technology for Skype that will help you talk to people who speak a different language, in real-time. Skype Translator uses voice recognition and translates foreign languages so you can...

Microsoft demos Skype real-time translator

Machine translation has come a long way in the past decade and while research and projects happened mostly behind closed doors or in academia, end user products have gotten better as well. Web browsers for instance support a varietyShow More Summary

This is How the New Gmail Might Look, Refreshingly Focused on Emails

If you are like me, you hardly use any native desktop apps. I’m a browser mostly (if not browser only) user. The only local apps I use on my Mac are Skype, Spotify and Airmail. Email is a major thing for me and hence I went for a paid app client like Airmail which is...

How To Make Skype Calls Via Your Browser

Learn how to make a Skype call from in just a few simple steps. Because some moments are just right for Skype. Set up a couple of simple things and you could soon be bringing all your friends into Outlook with one click.Show More Summary

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