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If anybody knows how i could used my Chromebook with a phone app like skype or any internet phone when i am traveling out of Country please let me know
 

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Google voice through gmail

Have you considered using google voice through gmail?

It's very easy and integrated with all your contacts. The video chat seems to be on par with Skype. There online status comes up in your gmail chat. Basically, it's gmail but you can also call outgoing numbers, free if they are google connected at all.
 

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Have you considered using google voice through gmail?

It's very easy and integrated with all your contacts. The video chat seems to be on par with Skype. There online status comes up in your gmail chat. Basically, it's gmail but you can also call outgoing numbers, free if they are google connected at all.

Google voice only works inside the US. This might be good enough, or might work fine in testing and then disappear when you need it most!

Imo.im is ok for instant messages, but Chromeos really really needs a Skype app. There is a 'skype control' web app but it needs access to an installed Skype client to work.
 

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You mean Chrome still does not support Skype? Infact I was just wondering if there is any phone that supports a Skype application.
 

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I wouldn't expect to see Skype on Chrome OS any time soon, for two reasons:

The first is technical. Google Talk on Chrome OS uses the included Google Talk Plugin, which I would guess implements Google's audio and video codecs. Skype uses their own proprietary codecs, which would probably have to be implemented as a Chrome OS plugins. Skype would have to write this plugin, and get Google to include it in Chrome OS, since you can't install plugins, and also write a Chrome extension that uses the plugin. Their current implementations are all standalone programs.

The second reason is that Microsoft is buying Skype, and they probably have little incentive to implement any of this.
 
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