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 …

Latest WhatsApp Messenger enables you to send and receive any file format
July 17, 2017 – 12:21 | Comments Off on Latest WhatsApp Messenger enables you to send and receive any file format
Latest WhatsApp Messenger enables you to send and receive any file format

Like many business owners, we tend to keep in touch with our contacts via Skype. It’s an easy and convenient way to get answers, quickly, to key questions. Problem is, people are migrating away from …

Display alerts and questions from scripts with messagebox
September 11, 2016 – 03:36 | Comments Off on Display alerts and questions from scripts with messagebox
Display alerts and questions from scripts with messagebox

Build a batch file of any complexity and there’s a chance you’ll need to interact with the user, either to ask a question or display a message.
Messagebox is an open-source solution which delivers the basics …

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: …

Facebook Messenger 7.0 released, unveils new dedicated iPad build
July 4, 2014 – 12:51 | Comments Off on Facebook Messenger 7.0 released, unveils new dedicated iPad build
Facebook Messenger 7.0 released, unveils new dedicated iPad build

Facebook has unveiled Facebook Messenger 7.0 for iOS and Android, a major new version of its dedicated messaging app for Facebook users.
Version 7.0 is notable for being the first version to include a native iPad …

Gmail for iPad gains revamped interface, Blackbery Messenger extends support to Wi-Fi devices
November 15, 2013 – 06:56 | Comments Off on Gmail for iPad gains revamped interface, Blackbery Messenger extends support to Wi-Fi devices
Gmail for iPad gains revamped interface, Blackbery Messenger extends support to Wi-Fi devices

Apple messaging fans rejoice: not one, but two apps for staying in contact have received significant updates with the release of Gmail – email from Google 2.7182 and BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) 1.0.4.133 for iPhone and …

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 …

Skype for Mac 6.4 promises better instant messaging experience
May 16, 2013 – 07:31 | Comments Off on Skype for Mac 6.4 promises better instant messaging experience
Skype for Mac 6.4 promises better instant messaging experience

Microsoft has launched Skype for Mac 6.4, a major update of its Skype chat platform for OS X users. Version 6.4 is focussed on improving Skype’s instant messaging features for better usability, while also introducing …

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 …

Viber 3.0 sees free Skype alternative reach out to desktop audience
May 8, 2013 – 12:53 | Comments Off on Viber 3.0 sees free Skype alternative reach out to desktop audience
Viber 3.0 sees free Skype alternative reach out to desktop audience

Mobile VoIP provider Viber has broken new ground by releasing Viber for Desktop 3.0 for Windows and Mac, extending its existing mobile service beyond the mobile-only Viber 3.0 app to desktops and laptops.
The new desktop …

Latest Skype Beta extends Skype Video Messaging support to Windows – finally
April 30, 2013 – 13:17 | Comments Off on Latest Skype Beta extends Skype Video Messaging support to Windows – finally
Latest Skype Beta extends Skype Video Messaging support to Windows – finally

Microsoft has released Skype for Desktop 6.5 Beta, a new preview version for Windows users. The new release is notable for introducing support for Skype Video Messaging to Windows, a feature that allows users to …