MSN’s 90’s rival AOL Instant Messenger is logging off for good after 20 years
Microsoft’s 90’s rival AOL has just announced the shuttering of its instant messaging app, AOL Instant Messaging – more popularly known as AIM. The messaging app, which has been active for over 20 years, will be...
China’s most popular messaging service drops Windows Mobile
If WeChat was to be described, it would be WhatsApp meets Skype meets Snapchat meets your local banking app meets your local travel app meets Apple Pay meets every single app you’d need. It’s China’s equivalent o...
Facebook Messenger will soon let you add reactions to messages
Facebook is rolling out another update to its Facebook Messenger service aimed at improving group chats. In the newest Messenger update rolling out to Messenger on the Web, iOS and Android this week (with Windows 10 presumably in ...
Viber adds self-destructing secret chats into its messaging service
Viber is making its app more security oriented in the future. The firm is introducing self-destructing secret chats into the framework. Much like Snapchat and Google’s Allo, with Viber’s secret chat’s you are al...
WhatsApp Status for Windows Phone rolling out now to UK, Spain, Germany, Netherlands and more
WhatsApp’s Snapchat competitor, WhatsApp Status, is rolling out around the world now to Windows Phone handsets. The feature adds many new elements to the WhatsApp Status, including annotated pictures, variable distribution a...
WhatsApp Status is WhatsApp’s Snapchat Stories competitor – and its rolling out now
WhatsApp’s “Status” feature just got a big update today. Typically, the feature which used to be limited to text only has now been updated to incorporate video and picture statuses in recognition of modern trend...
Microsoft announces shutdown of older Skype clients from March 1
Microsoft’s Skype is undergoing a transition this year. As the firm announced a while ago, it would be moving from a peer to peer based architecture to a more secure – more modern cloud-based architecture. It is not a ...
Skype UWP app gets updated for Windows Insiders in the Slow Ring
by Sean Chan
Skype UWP has picked up a minor new update for Windows Insiders in the Slow Ring. If you are a Windows Insider running the latest Slow Ring build of Windows 10 on either PC or Mobile, you will be able to get the new update for Sky...