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05.12.15
Skype's live translation feature is open for anyone to use
05.12.15

Skype's live translation feature is open for anyone to use

Today Microsoft removed the sign up process required to beta test its Skype Translator app. Now if...

By R. Baldwin,   05.12.15
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08.08.14
China wants you to use your real name on social media
08.08.14

China wants you to use your real name on social media

Social media's reputation for usurping the political classes means that it terrifies most some wor...

By D. Cooper,   08.08.14
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07.30.14
BitTorrent's Bleep messenger is a secure, decentralized chat platform
07.30.14

BitTorrent's Bleep messenger is a secure, decentralized chat platform

There's a distinctive sound your computer makes when an online friend is trying to get your attent...

By S. Buckley,   07.30.14
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05.01.14
Snapchat now does video chat and IM, with self-destruct still included
05.01.14

Snapchat now does video chat and IM, with self-destruct still included

Snapchat, the photo messaging app beloved of cheeky monkeys everywhere, has just undergone a major...

By S. Sakr,   05.01.14
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02.24.14
WhatsApp to add voice communication by summer
02.24.14

WhatsApp to add voice communication by summer

When the announcement hit that Facebook was snapping up WhatsApp (beating out Google in the proces...

By J. Rigg,   02.24.14
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06.18.13
Rounds updates video chat app, lets users browse the web together (video)
06.18.13

Rounds updates video chat app, lets users browse the web together (video)

Rounds is doing the rounds (natch!) this morning with a significant update to its video calling an...

By M. Joire,   06.18.13
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04.25.13
Nokia Chat beta messaging app released for WP8, is exclusive to Lumias
04.25.13

Nokia Chat beta messaging app released for WP8, is exclusive to Lumias

One of the benefits of buying a Windows Phone 8 handset with a Nokia stamp is the exclusive apps,...

By J. Rigg,   04.25.13
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01.03.13
Skype for Windows Phone update 'temporarily' kills People Hub integration
01.03.13

Skype for Windows Phone update 'temporarily' kills People Hub integration

Earlier this week Microsoft updated its Skype for Windows Phone application. Making good on its pl...

By M. Hearn,   01.03.13
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11.20.12
Skype for Windows 8 update adds Messenger contact support
11.20.12

Skype for Windows 8 update adds Messenger contact support

Microsoft recently revealed that it would be retiring its longstanding Live Messenger platform. Ho...

By M. Hearn,   11.20.12
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