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Facebook Messenger for Android receiving voice calling functionality

Facebook Messenger for Android receiving voice calling functionality

By 27 March 2013

Facebook has begun rolling out voice calling and voice message functionality on its Facebook Messenger for Android app to users in the UK. The Android functionality comes shortly after it was made available for UK iOS users earlier this week.  There's... >>

Facebook Messenger on iPhone gets voice-calling and messages in UK

Facebook Messenger on iPhone gets voice-calling and messages in UK

By 25 March 2013

Pocket-lint has been given a heads-up that UK iPhone owners will get voice calling and voice message functionality on their Facebook Messenger apps at some point today (25 March). The features have been in test in the US and Canada for a couple of months,... >>

Skype Video Messaging service goes live in UK and US

Skype Video Messaging service goes live in UK and US

By 15 February 2013

Skype has rolled out a new feature for users of its latest version: Video Messaging.  The new feature, if you've got it, can be found in the Conversations menu in Skype. It will allow you to record a video message and send it to other Skype contacts... >>

BT SmartTalk lets you make calls from your smartphone on your BT landline account

BT SmartTalk lets you make calls from your smartphone on your BT landline account

By 11 January 2013

BT has introduced a new service called BT SmartTalk, which it claims can save you money by offering access to your BT landline tariff for calls placed on your mobile phone.  The BT SmartTalk service works through a free app to essentially give you a... >>

Orange launches Libon, free HD calls service for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch - coming to Android 2013

Orange launches Libon, free HD calls service for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch - coming to Android 2013

By 22 November 2012

Officially launched by Orange today, Libon is an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch application that, like Viber and Skype (to an extent), allows you to make high-definition calls over an internet connection for free. It's available on the iTunes App Store... >>

Skype suspends password resets after security hole discovered

Skype suspends password resets after security hole discovered

By 14 November 2012

Earlier today, a security flaw was discovered in Skype that could allow hackers to access your account using only your username and email address. They could then reset your password and change it to anything they wanted. First posted on a Russian forum,... >>

Skype prepaid cards hit UK high street stores, including Asda and Sainsburys

Skype prepaid cards hit UK high street stores, including Asda and Sainsburys

By 5 November 2012

Skype has signed deals with several top UK high street shops which will sell prepaid cards for the video calling service. Available in £10 and £20 denominations, the cards will be stocked in 1,400 Asda, Sainsburys, Currys, PC World and WHSmith stores... >>

Microsoft job ad hints that Xbox 360 Skype is finally its on way

Microsoft job ad hints that Xbox 360 Skype is finally its on way

By 20 April 2012

It's been almost a year since Microsoft bought Skype for $8.5 billion, and while there have been improvements to the existing desktop clients and mobile applications, we still haven't had a sniff of the service on the Xbox 360. Until now, that is. Although... >>

Skype 5.6 for Mac arrives with better group calling

Skype 5.6 for Mac arrives with better group calling

By 7 March 2012

It's about time that a 0.1 update for Skype on the Mac arrived, don't you think? Luckily, so does the Microsoft owned VoIP giant that has rolled out version 5.6 of the software with a few tasty updates. The UI for group calling has had a tweak so that... >>

Skype 5.8 for Windows dials in 1080p HD calling

Skype 5.8 for Windows dials in 1080p HD calling

By 3 February 2012

Skype 5.8 for Windows has landed, complete with an all-new HD video calling option. The updated software now supports 1080p video, meaning that - if you have a Full HD webcam such as the Logitech c920 - you'll be able to video chat with your pals in high-definition.... >>