Microsoft releases Skype for Desktop 8 Preview
August 18, 2017 – 05:34 | No Comment
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 …

Skype for Windows 7.0 sports redesigned, touch-friendly interface
December 6, 2014 – 07:55 | Comments Off on Skype for Windows 7.0 sports redesigned, touch-friendly interface
Skype for Windows 7.0 sports redesigned, touch-friendly interface

Microsoft has released Skype for Windows 7.0, unveiling a major redesign of its Skype desktop client in the process. Many of the new features debuted in a Preview pre-release that coincided with the release of …

Skype for Mac 7.0 and Skype for Windows 7.0 Preview unveils radical new look, moves in line with mobile
October 9, 2014 – 14:38 | Comments Off on Skype for Mac 7.0 and Skype for Windows 7.0 Preview unveils radical new look, moves in line with mobile
Skype for Mac 7.0 and Skype for Windows 7.0 Preview unveils radical new look, moves in line with mobile

Microsoft has released Skype for Mac 7.0 and Skype for Windows 7.0 Beta, unveiling a major redesign of its Skype desktop client in the process.
Version 7.0’s new design mirrors closely that found on Skype’s mobile …

Skype for Android 5.0 readies the way for new “Find your friends” feature
July 24, 2014 – 08:24 | Comments Off on Skype for Android 5.0 readies the way for new “Find your friends” feature
Skype for Android 5.0 readies the way for new “Find your friends” feature

Microsoft has released Skype for Android 5.0, a new release of its chat tool that includes free audio and video messaging. The new release concentrates on providing support for one single upcoming feature: find your …

Skype for iPhone 5.2 adds voice message playback support, offers extended profile view
July 7, 2014 – 12:40 | Comments Off on Skype for iPhone 5.2 adds voice message playback support, offers extended profile view
Skype for iPhone 5.2 adds voice message playback support, offers extended profile view

Microsoft is rolling out Skype for iPhone 5.2, the second significant update to its iPhone client since version 5 was released less than a month ago.
It seems Microsoft has been stung by the negative reaction …