You may have heard, Windows Live Messenger (also known as Windows Messenger or MSN Messenger) has been depreciated by Microsoft and integrated into Skype. Anyone that wants to use Windows Live Messenger must move to Skype instead. If you are one of those people that hate Skype for instant messaging [...]Read More »
Microsoft’s $8.5 billion purchase of Skype is slowly starting to take shape. The next step for integration into Microsoft’s services is here — and now you can make Skype video calls straight from your Outlook.com inbox.
The company officially announced that they are rolling out a preview version of Skype [...]Read More »
At Design Day 2013 in Norway, a presentation called “The Re-Imagining of Microsoft” was held. In it, Windows Phone design studio general manager Albert Shum talked with Wolff Olins creative director Todd Simmons about Microsoft’s new direction in terms of design, branding and marketing approach.
During the talk, they also [...]Read More »
Microsoft’s latest version of Office is here, it’s in the cloud, and it costs $100 per year for 5 computers
Microsoft has announced that Office 2013 and Office 365 are now available for purchase on Office.com and in retail stores across 162 countries. When you purchase your copy and unbox it at home, don’t be surprised if you don’t find the usual DVD inside it. It was never there, and [...]Read More »
Right after announcing the last days of Windows Live Messenger, news has surfaced about Microsoft’s broader plans for the Skype platform. It looks like the company is taking their $8.5 billion investment seriously, and wants to “consolidate all their communications technology” around Skype.
We already know Skype is deeply integrated [...]Read More »
When Microsoft acquired Skype in 2011 for a cool $8.5 billion, the company slowly brought the service and its own Windows Live Messenger closer together. Microsoft made it possible for Skype users and Messenger users to talk to each other and exchange messages through Skype. But at the same time, [...]Read More »
Skype is an integral part of our online lives. A lot of discussions and interactions online get done on Skype. Right from discussing the next big important deal with your client abroad, to a simple chat with your loved ones back in home, Skype has been pivotal. Skype has always [...]Read More »
Microsoft bought Skype last year. As you have noticed, since that time Microsoft has been trying to integrate the VoIP juggernaut into existing Microsoft services. The latest casualty of the Skype purchase? Windows Live Messenger, or MSN Messenger as it was formerly known for a very long time.
Sourcing “several [...]Read More »
Skype has become a popular mode of communication between family, friends, and business associates. The application makes use of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) through which users can talk with their contacts. With Skype being very user friendly, it is the preferred mode of communication by many people. However one [...]Read More »
Malware is being spread with “lol is this your new profile pic” message on Skype — be careful what you click
Skype users be warned: if you get a message on Skype that says “lol is this your new profile pic” with an accompanying http://goo.gl/XXX?img=XXX URL, do not click on the link!
It is being reported by various security firms, and confirmed by Skype, that many Skype users are being spammed [...]Read More »
- imo instant messenger (Talk to your friends on any IM network)
- Pimp Your Screen (Customize the look of your iOS device)
- Swordigo (A top-rated adventure game)
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Some sort of access to citizen phone calls is required by many governments around the world whether that be warranted-required wiretaps or dictator-ordered interceptions. Because of how they operate and the lag time it takes for law to catch up with technology, until now VoIP services have been generally excluded [...]Read More »
Word around town is Skype has a bug. That bug is making Skype send copies of instant messages to random contacts — unintended recipients who are not part of the conversation.
The bug was first reported by Skype users on Skype’s support forums. The issue doesn’t appear to happen very [...]Read More »
Microsoft has been continuously working on improving Skype; trying to keep it at the top position on the list of VoIP services; tweaking options behind the scenes.
Now, Microsoft seems to be in a stride to provide better, uniform access for users to the VoIP client across multiple platforms. Microsoft [...]Read More »
According to a new legislation passed on by the Ethiopian government this May, usage of Skype could lead to the user serving 15 years in jail.
Ethiopian authorities have been infamous throughout the past in regards to user privacy and freedom. This new rule makes illegal the usage of any [...]Read More »