Thunderbird 68.0 revamps App Menu and options dialog, unveils 64-bit Windows release
August 28, 2019 – 10:13 | Comments Off on Thunderbird 68.0 revamps App Menu and options dialog, unveils 64-bit Windows release
Thunderbird 68.0 revamps App Menu and options dialog, unveils 64-bit Windows release

Mozilla has released Thunderbird 68.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux. Also released in portable and – for the first time – 64-bit form for Windows users, Thunderbird is Mozilla’s free and open-source email client.

Version 68 …

Why it might be time to ditch WhatsApp for either Signal or Telegram
May 14, 2019 – 09:49 | Comments Off on Why it might be time to ditch WhatsApp for either Signal or Telegram
Why it might be time to ditch WhatsApp for either Signal or Telegram

By now you’ve heard the news: WhatsApp is currently rolling
out an urgent update to all app users to close a major vulnerability that
leaves unpatched phones at risk of being targeted by hackers. WhatsApp is opened
by …

The new Skype for Desktop 8 is here (whether you like it or not)
October 31, 2017 – 13:03 | Comments Off on The new Skype for Desktop 8 is here (whether you like it or not)
The new Skype for Desktop 8 is here (whether you like it or not)

Keeping in touch with other users is essential for your business. We use Skype to keep in touch with contacts all over the world, from freelancers writers, through to key contacts.
With this in mind, all we …

WhatsApp rolling out Live Location Sharing
October 18, 2017 – 06:58 | Comments Off on WhatsApp rolling out Live Location Sharing
WhatsApp rolling out Live Location Sharing

Your first thought is why you’d need to share your location with anyone. After further consideration, it makes so much sense.
Recently we were on a trip to Lisbon and one of team members got lost …

Microsoft releases Skype for Desktop 8 Preview
August 18, 2017 – 05:34 | Comments Off on Microsoft releases Skype for Desktop 8 Preview
Microsoft releases Skype for Desktop 8 Preview

We still use Skype. It’s still a decent tool to be able to converse with a wide range of colleagues spread across the world and, frankly, most people we need to communicate with are on …

Google Allo: a sort-of smart messaging app
September 22, 2016 – 07:46 | Comments Off on Google Allo: a sort-of smart messaging app
Google Allo: a sort-of smart messaging app

Does the world need another messaging app? We’re not sure, but Google is giving us another one anyway, launching Google Allo for Android and iOS.
Key features include “Smart Reply”, which analyses incoming messages and suggests …

Google Duo is a super-simple video messaging app
August 17, 2016 – 07:21 | Comments Off on Google Duo is a super-simple video messaging app
Google Duo is a super-simple video messaging app

Google has released Google Duo, a very simple video calling app for Android and iOS.
Duo is all about ease of use. There’s no separate account to create, no need to build a new contact list: …

Signal Desktop first beta released
December 3, 2015 – 09:08 | Comments Off on Signal Desktop first beta released
Signal Desktop first beta released

Edward Snowden-endorsed developer Open Whisper Systems has announced the first public beta of Signal Desktop, a secure chat app for Chrome.
The new release enables users of its popular mobile app, Signal Private Messenger, to carry …

Skype for Android 6.11 adds improved sharing and tracking tools
November 19, 2015 – 05:46 | Comments Off on Skype for Android 6.11 adds improved sharing and tracking tools
Skype for Android 6.11 adds improved sharing and tracking tools

Microsoft has released Skype for Android 6.11, with a focus on helping users share and keep track of what Skype says are “moments that matter”.
New features include the ability to save video messages, contact and …

Skype for iOS 6.0 and Skype for Android 6.0 released, unveil intuitive new features and design
September 4, 2015 – 03:59 | Comments Off on Skype for iOS 6.0 and Skype for Android 6.0 released, unveil intuitive new features and design
Skype for iOS 6.0 and Skype for Android 6.0 released, unveil intuitive new features and design

Microsoft has rolled out a major refresh of its Skype mobile apps with the release of Skype for iPhone 6.0, Skype for iPad 6.0 and Skype for Android 6.0.
All three apps come with a redesign …

Caliber: instant messaging for your LinkedIn contacts
March 31, 2015 – 05:47 | Comments Off on Caliber: instant messaging for your LinkedIn contacts
Caliber: instant messaging for your LinkedIn contacts

Most instant messaging apps market themselves on just how much fun they are, with group chats, location services, media sharing, and of course way more stickers and emojis than everyone else.
Free Android and iOS app …