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As of today, you no longer need a relatively pricey PC to chat on Skype when you'd rather not break out your phone -- a cheap-and-cheerful Chromebook will do the trick. In addition to expanding the Skype web beta worldwide, Microsoft has introduced instant messaging for both Chrome OS and Linux us...

June 15th 2015 at 4:43pm 0 Comments
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With Tu Go, O2 customers have been able to make calls on their laptop or send texts using a tablet for some time now. It's a simple service, but it always required a separate app to get things done. Luckily, that's changing today, after the operator announced that it's brought its multi-device pla...

February 26th 2015 at 6:41am 0 Comments
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It used you be that if you wanted to round up some chums on a Google+ video hangout in Chrome to figure out how Sherlock really faked his death, you all had to download and install a plugin first. 'Twas hardly a dealbreaker for most, but the process was just annoying enough to keep some people fro...

June 27th 2014 at 4:08pm 0 Comments
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There's a big surprise waiting for IMO users who log into the redesigned website today: a new video chat feature that works right from a browser. Yes, that means there's nothing to download, as the messaging service can now make and receive video calls (using WebRTC) on its web interface. It's sup...

February 10th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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It's been a busy couple months for the folks over at Mozilla. The company rolled out a new logo, launched the first Firefox OS handset and shipped version 23 of its popular web browser. Still, Mozilla shows no signs of slowing down -- it just announced a new version of Firefox for Android Beta, wh...

August 12th 2013 at 3:20am 0 Comments