Microsoft Integrates Skype With Office Online, Rolls Out An Office Chrome Extension
Microsoft today announced its plans to extend the social features of Office by integrating Skype into Office Online, allowing users to communicate by voice and video chat within Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote Online documents, as well as in Outlook.com. With the integration, users will be able to see and chat with Skype contacts right from within their file, which Microsoft says will… Read More
Skype Now Lets Anyone Join A Chat Even If They Don’t Have An Account
Skype is working to make is service more broadly accessible, Microsoft announced today, detailing a new feature that will allow users to invite anyone – even those who don’t have a Skype account – to use the service via the Skype for Web interface. Invitees won’t have to create an account or download an app, but can instead join a chat as a guest simply by clicking a link. Read More
Skype Now Has Real-Time Translation Built In
Six spoken languages will be supported at launch, including English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin and Spanish.
Microsoft Edges bets on browser-only Skype
Microsoft has added Object RTC to the latest insider preview of Windows 10. The move paves the way for Skype users using Microsoft’s Edge browser to make voice or video calls without faffing around with browser plug-ins.…