Microsoft getting closer to Lenovo
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 13:08

Microsoft getting closer to Lenovo


Being seen together in public and talking about marriage

Software King of the World Microsoft has apparently been seen in public with the PC supremo Lenovo and insiders have been told that they want something more serious.

Windows Phone Skype will just stop working
Published in Mobiles


Microsoft just does not seem to care any more

Microsoft is being surprisingly callous to those few users who supported its Windows Phone now that Windows 10 mobile is out. It is killing off Windows Phone support for Skype practically overnight.

Skype brains come up with encrypted messaging service
Published in News


Keeping the spooks out of everything

A group of former Skype technologists, backed by the co-founder of the messaging platform, come up with a new version of its own messaging service with end-to-end encryption for all conversations, including video.

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565 is out
Published in News


Use Windows 7, 8 keys to activate 10

Microsoft has just released the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10565 and this version brings Skype integration, Cortana improvements, Edge tab improvements and most importantly Device activation improvements.

Trust The Cloud We Can't, Fully
Published in News
Monday, 21 September 2015 18:18

Trust The Cloud We Can't, Fully


Skype's been down for hours. Millions lost.

Microsoft's communication platform "to rule them all" has been down for hours, on Monday, September 21st. The product blog is mum, with a couple of twitter posts from the company not explaining anything.

Messaging revenues plummet
Published in News
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 13:00

Messaging revenues plummet


But use is going up

Data from Juniper Research has shown that the messaging market will decline from $113.5bn in 2014 to $112.9bn in 2019.

Microsoft introduce HoloLens glasses
Published in News
Thursday, 22 January 2015 09:56

Microsoft introduce HoloLens glasses


Comes in Windows 10 timeframe

We already have Oculus by Facebook, Nvidia is apparently working on its VR tech, AMD is offering a helping hand to Facebook and Oculus, while Samsung thinks VR glasses are for the Galaxy Note 4 phone powered by tiny GPU. 

Friday, 24 October 2014 14:15

Skype gets universal translator software

Just stick this fish in your ear



Can stand by forever

Friday, 03 January 2014 11:56

Syrians did not get Skype data



Hacker army attack failed