technology
All the Best Video Calling Options, Ranked

We now have the technology to see each other when we want to chat. And when it comes to video-calling apps, you’ve got a plethora of options to pick from on phones, laptops, and even TVs. Here are the ones we like the most, ranked. Read More >>

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Google’s Duo Isn’t a FaceTime Killer

Though Google is known for great apps, it’s not great at communication apps. Hangouts never quite rivalled Apple’s Messages, and its Messenger app is strictly utilitarian at best. In 2016, Google’s wiping the slate clean and launching a two-front assault on messaging with two new apps, Allo and Duo. Today, Google fired the first volley with its FaceTime clone, Duo. Read More >>

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Please Don’t Call Me on Facebook Messenger 

Facebook Messenger just introduced video calling. Since Messenger is supposed to be a full-fledged communication platform, this feels a little overdue. But overdue doesn’t mean welcome: now our Facebook friends have the ability to cold video call us whenever chat is turned on. Read More >>

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Facebook Messenger Adds Video Calls 

You can now make video calls with Messenger. Facebook’s messaging app added a video calling feature today in the US, UK, Canada, and a variety of other countries. Read More >>

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Skype Now Lets You Broadcast Your Ugly Mug In Full HD

Skype has just updated its Windows client to enable full HD video calling allowing you converse in 1080p with your mates. Now you’ll be able to see every exquisite detail of their fugly beautiful faces. Read More >>

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Skype Is Now Officially A Division Of Microsoft

The boards have sent their approval, the money has exchanged hands and the regulatory hurdles have been overcome. Now it's time for Skype to officially become part of Microsoft. Read More >>