Skype Refreshes Symbian App
Skype recently released version 1.1 of the Skype application for the Symbian platform. The main improvement this version of Skype brings to Symbian handsets is a large reduction in the size of the application itself, which All About Symbian reports is down to 10MB. Skype 1.1 for Symbian supports multiple IM conversations, voice calls via VoIP, photo and video messaging, and group chatting. The application is compatible with most S60 3rd and 5th Edition devices, as well as a handful of Sony Ericsson Symbian devices.
Oct 9, 2017
Microsoft today ported its Cortana personal assistant to its Skype chatting application, providing people with access to information without forcing them to leave Skype. Microsoft says Cortana in Skype can suggest useful information based on chat contents, suggest smart replies, manage schedules and/or reminders, and more.
Mar 7, 2018
Facebook today made its slimmed-down messaging app a bit more powerful with the addition of video chatting. Facebook calls video chats "an expected and essential part of everyday communication" and the company is pleased to offer the functionality to users of the Messenger Lite app.
May 23, 2018
Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 710, the first system-on-a-chip in its 700 series mobile platform. The 710 finds space between the Snapdragon 600 series and Snapdragon 800 series for devices that need to balance performance and cost.
May 15, 2018
WhatsApp today added a handful of features to its group chat function that should improve the experience. For example, a new group description provides a short blurb that explains the purpose, topic, and guidelines behind each group.
Feb 4, 2020
Facebook today launched a major update to Messenger Kids, its messaging app designed for kids 13 and under. While the original app simply gave parents control over who their kids could chat with, the new Parent Dashboard lets parents monitor everything except the text of messages themselves.
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