Amazon brings Alexa calls and messaging to tablets
You don't need an Echo to talk to fellow Alexa users.
Google brings voice calling to Home speakers in the UK
You don't need your phone either.
Echo alerts you to voice or text messages with a yellow light
The updated notifications make it easier to tell calls from messages.
FCC axes plan to allow phone calls on flights
The agency's Chairman just wants some mid-air peace and quiet.
Signal's encrypted video calling is now available to all
There’s another secure option when voice or chat won’t do.
Skype translations now work with calls to phone lines
So long as you're a Windows Insider, that is.
Researcher warns of backdoor in GCHQ-developed encryption
It's not as secure as end-to-end encryption, he claims.
Skype's latest iOS update makes sharing content easier
Send links, pages and photos with a click of a button.
Snowden's favorite secure chat services unite in one Android app
If you want a single app that offers truly private calling and messaging on your Android phone, Signal might be worth a look.