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 …

WhatsApp releases desktop app for Windows 8+, Mac
May 11, 2016 – 10:44 | Comments Off on WhatsApp releases desktop app for Windows 8+, Mac
WhatsApp releases desktop app for Windows 8+, Mac

WhatsApp has released WhatsApp Desktop, an official app for Windows 8+, and Mac 10.9 and later.
The new version is essentially a native client for WhatsApp Web, automatically syncing contacts and conversations from your mobile device.

WhatsApp Desktop is a very unofficial WhatsApp client
June 23, 2015 – 05:49 | Comments Off on WhatsApp Desktop is a very unofficial WhatsApp client
WhatsApp Desktop is a very unofficial WhatsApp client

WhatsApp is a great mobile messaging app, but you might occasionally wish you could run it from a desktop, where you can take advantage of the full-sized keyboard and screen.
There’s no official desktop app available, …

Google Hangouts 2 for Android adds SMS and MMS support, location sharing
November 8, 2013 – 08:01 | Comments Off on Google Hangouts 2 for Android adds SMS and MMS support, location sharing
Google Hangouts 2 for Android adds SMS and MMS support, location sharing

Google has updated its messaging tool for Android users with the release of Google Hangouts 2.0. The tool, which replaced Google Talk and Google+ Messenger as the de facto messaging service for Google users, gains …

Google reveals Hangouts as its cross platform messaging system
May 15, 2013 – 21:13 | Comments Off on Google reveals Hangouts as its cross platform messaging system
Google reveals Hangouts as its cross platform messaging system

There have been a lot of big unveilings at Google I/O — an overhaul of Google+, updated maps and much more. But perhaps one of the most intriguing revelations is Hangouts. This name may …

Miranda NG is a multi-protocol IM client with style
April 30, 2013 – 07:59 | Comments Off on Miranda NG is a multi-protocol IM client with style
Miranda NG is a multi-protocol IM client with style

Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of instant messaging is the sheer number of different services and clients that are available. While there has been a degree of convergence over the years, there is still a …

Trillian for Mac updated with improved support for Twitter and much more
March 13, 2012 – 09:03 | Comments Off on Trillian for Mac updated with improved support for Twitter and much more
Trillian for Mac updated with improved support for Twitter and much more

It used to be that there were numerous chat clients to choose from – the likes of AIM, MSN and Yahoo! – but nowadays there are also social networks to consider. Trillian has always been …

Skype 5.8 unleashed: HD video, better Facebook support and Push to Talk added
February 2, 2012 – 17:27 | Comments Off on Skype 5.8 unleashed: HD video, better Facebook support and Push to Talk added
Skype 5.8 unleashed: HD video, better Facebook support and Push to Talk added

Less than three months ago, a beta version of Skype was unveiled that boasted a number of new features. The latest update to the popular VoIP tool sees the software jumping straight to version 5.8, …

Trillian 5.1 for Windows plugs into Skype with new release
November 9, 2011 – 11:02 | Comments Off on Trillian 5.1 for Windows plugs into Skype with new release
Trillian 5.1 for Windows plugs into Skype with new release

Cerulean Studios has updated its Windows cross-network IM chat tool, Trillian for Windows, to version 5.1. The major new addition to this multi-platform social-networking tool is support for Skype, which joins other notable networks such …

Trillian 5 for Windows adds Pro features to free version
May 10, 2011 – 08:21 | Comments Off on Trillian 5 for Windows adds Pro features to free version
Trillian 5 for Windows adds Pro features to free version

Cerulean Studios has announced that it’s making Trillian, the cross-platform social networking and instant messaging client, free for desktop and mobile users. Features previously restricted to Pro users, such as the ability to sign in …

Skype Voice Changer enables you to alter your voice on a call
March 30, 2011 – 15:43 | Comments Off on Skype Voice Changer enables you to alter your voice on a call
Skype Voice Changer enables you to alter your voice on a call

Used for business or pleasure, Skype provides a great cross platform means of keeping in touch with your contacts anywhere in the world. While many people use the messaging tool merely to send text based …