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Microsoft Windows Live updated

Microsoft Windows Live updated

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Microsoft has realised that it is unable to take on the combined force of social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook and instead decided to become an aggregator of content with its latest update to its Windows Live service. "It's about keeping... >>

3 updates Skype and Windows Live Messenger

3 updates Skype and Windows Live Messenger

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3 has announced it has updated its Skype and Windows Live Messenger applications available on its mobile phones. Skype allows 3 users to make calls and send messages, just like on a normal mobile, to anywhere in the world for free, as long as you and... >>

Microsoft offers "Minimise Me" personalised emoticons

Microsoft offers "Minimise Me" personalised emoticons

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Users of Windows Live Messenger will now be able to create emoticons of themselves thanks to a new campaign launched today by Microsoft called "Minimise Me". Minimise Me (www.minimise-me.com) lets users build and customise their own miniature characters... >>

Creative launches Zen X-Fi

Creative launches Zen X-Fi

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After what seems like months of rumours and leaks, Creative has finally launched its latest Zen media player, the X-Fi. With roughly the same design as the Zen, plus the keypad for typing, it has a 2.5-inch display and gets built-in speakers to boot.... >>

LG KS360 QWERTY messenger phone announced for UK

LG KS360 QWERTY messenger phone announced for UK

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Revealed for Asian markers back in June, LG has announced the UK launch of the KS360, specifically designed for a younger audience with the big selling point of messaging on the move. The Sidekick-rivaling KS360's sliding QWERTY keypad and messaging features... >>

Google Talk released for iPhone and iPod touch

Google Talk released for iPhone and iPod touch

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Google has just released a new version of Google Talk for the iPhone and iPod touch. Users need just to go to www.google.com/talk, sign in and start chatting. Google Talk runs entirely in the browser so there's no need to download or install anything.... >>

i-Knock instant messenger gadget to launch

i-Knock instant messenger gadget to launch

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Similar to the i-Buddy that we've seen before, Stysen's i-Knock is a "personal instant messaging notifier" USB gadget that hooks up to your PC and alerts you to goings-on with instant messenging and the like. When you receive a message, email or when... >>

Microsoft launches Facebook tab for Messenger

Microsoft launches Facebook tab for Messenger

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Microsoft has launched a Facebook updates tab for Windows Live Messenger users, allowing them to stay connected to Facebook goings-on via Microsoft's messenging service. A UK-exclusive, there is no need to download or install anything, simply click on... >>

Microsoft claims YouTube block was accidental

Microsoft claims YouTube block was accidental

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Conspiracy theories abound but Microsoft is swearing blind that the block on Instant Messenger users being able to share YouTube links at the weekend was just a glitch. IM users were faced with the block on Friday evening and Saturday morning, which led... >>

Nimbuzz mobile VoIP and IM app launches

Nimbuzz mobile VoIP and IM app launches

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Nimbuzz has announced the UK launch of an application to provide mobile users and online communities with free calls, chat and more. Nimbuzz offers an all-in-one solution for free mobile VoIP calling, conference calling, instant messaging, chat and group... >>