Articles Tagged skype

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Skype for Web Now Supports Voice Calls on Chromebooks

Chromebook users can now make voice calls using Skype for Web, as the popular VoIP service finally enables support for Chrome OS.

4 July 2016

Skype for Web Rolls Out Worldwide, Supports IM on Chromebooks

Microsoft opened up the Skype for Web Beta to everyone in the US and the UK last week — now it has rolled the service out to the rest of world.

16 June 2015

How to Use Skype for Web in Google Chrome

Skype for Web (beta) is now available to try without an invite, providing you're in the US or the UK that is.

5 June 2015

Skype Rival Viber Is Now Available on Chromebooks

Good news for chatterboxes everywhere as Viber is now available to install on a Chromebook. The Skype competitor brings its Android tablet app to the Chrome Web Store, making it freely available to install on compatible Chrome OS devices. […]

21 May 2015

Skype for Web Beta Goes Live, Won’t Work on a Chromebook Yet

Microsoft has announced the next step towards letting you make Skype calls from the browser without needing to install an app or plugin.

14 November 2014

Native Skype for Chromebooks Just Got a Step Closer

“Can I use Skype on a Chromebook?” — a question we all see frequently asked. But until now the answer has been: "No, at least not officially". But could that be about to change?

29 October 2014

Developer Packages Up Skype APK for Easy Install on Chrome OS

If you told me to count the number of times I've been asked if Skype can run on a Chromebook I'd fast run out of fingers — but a solution is in sight.

30 September 2014