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Skype Opens Up Web Version To Everyone

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Skype has now opened-up its web-based version to everyone.

In order to be able to use it for voice or video calling, however, you still have to download a plugin. Much to my surprise, however, my school computer, which has a zillion restrictions on what can and cannot be downloaded, let me do it.

This can come in quite handy now for teachers whose districts restrict software downloads, and could make it easier for class conversations with authors, other classes, etc.

You can read more about it at this Tech Crunch post.

I’m adding this info to The Best Online Tools For Real-Time Collaboration.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

One Comment

  1. Oh goodie goodie!! This is nice. For some reason, I cannot install the software on my laptop. I have been trying to enroll in http://preply.com/en/english-by-skype to learn English in Skype but I cannot start the sessions without the program. So there. Good job Skype. šŸ™‚

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