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
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
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 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 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…
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 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 […]
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...
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
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...
Learn how to make a Skype call from Outlook.com 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
You no longer have to live in one of a few fortunate countries to make a Skype call while checking your Outlook.com email: as of today, Skype for Outlook.com is available worldwide. All you need now is to download a browser plugin and link your Skype...
Skype today announced it has temporarily pulled the Skype Click to Call plugin for Safari. The company said it is “no longer compatible with the Safari (Mac) browser” due to... Keep reading ?
Please upgrade your browser MP3 File (run time 36:24) Joining me for episode #182 are Michael Grogan and Dr. Brenda Dmello, joining me via Skype from Tanzania where they are working together to use Lean to improve health care at the Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT). Michael is Irish born and left his career in the United […]
A new video chat platform allows you to create one on one video chats, video conferences or large scale webinars for free – and potentially profit from them too. Spreecast, now in its beta launch, isn’t just some Skype, Google Hangout or GoToMeeting knockoff. Show More Summary
Windows: If you've ever played a full-screen game and wished you could open a browser or respond to an IM without tabbing out, Overwolf is the utility for you. The app adds useful tools so you can look up strategies, chat with friends, control your music, and more, all without leaving the game. Read more...
Microsoft has begun rolling out a new feature in Outlook that allows you to make Skype calls right in your browser. It's starting in the UK today and rolling out to the US over the next month. Check out the Skype blog for more info. Read more...
Microsoft – which bought Skype back in 2011 – is starting to rollout the ability to make Skype audio and video calls from within an email thread on outlook.com … With the preview version of Skype for Outlook.com you can enjoy Skype video and audio calls right from your inbox — less typing, more talking! [...]
Microsoft is rolling out a preview version of Skype for Outlook.com, allowing users to make calls and send instant messages from within the webmail service using a browser plugin. The preview is available to U.K. customers users and is coming to the U.S. Show More Summary
Mozilla's latest effort to bring the social web to Firefox taps the company's fledgling Social API to create a demo that puts real-time video calls, files sharing and chat right in the browser. It's one part Skype, one part Facebook and all parts open web.