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Microsoft is making changes to Outlook.com messaging; this is your last chance to save your chat history

Microsoft is making changes to Outlook.com messaging; this is your last chance to save your chat history

Michael Archambault 72

As previously announced, Microsoft will be getting rid of the messaging folder on Outlook.com. As the company moves towards a more unified Skype messaging system, all old messaging history will be removed from your Outlook.com inbox. This change will only affect users who use the Outlook website to message, but if you do want to keep your old chat history, be sure to continue reading...

Viber v4 hits the Windows Phone Store with stickers, notification sounds and more

Viber v4 hits the Windows Phone Store with stickers, notification sounds and more

Rich Edmonds 124

Viber is a messaging services enabling you to text, message groups and make free HD calls. Available cross-platform, the Windows Phone app has again be updated. Today we're looking at version 4, introducing a range of new features for consumers to utilise. The company previously brought back spell checking and added new backgrounds, but today's update includes stickers, notification...

IM+ for Windows Phone heads to version 3.0, goes on sale to celebrate new features

IM+ for Windows Phone heads to version 3.0, goes on sale to celebrate new features

Daniel Rubino 59

While WhatsApp seems to be doing well for the SMS crowd, IM+ from SHAPE is still the de facto messaging app for all other services. IM+ is an all-in-one and includes support for Skype, VK, Facebook, Yahoo!, ICQ and more. Even better is the fact that SHAPE actively pays attention to their Windows Phone and Windows 8 base, giving them frequent updates with new features. Today, version 3....

GIF Chat arrives at Windows Phone Store, send self-destructing animated GIFs to friends

GIF Chat arrives at Windows Phone Store, send self-destructing animated GIFs to friends

Mark Guim 17

Combine animated GIFs with text messaging in GIF Chat. The app is from Pinger, the creators of the popular free texting and calling app, Textfree. Quickly record videos, add captions and swap them privately with your friends. It’s like putting Snapchat and Vine together in one app. The app has been available on Android and iOS, but has just been released for Windows Phone 8. Head past...

Nokia updates its Chat beta app, adding offline mode support and performance improvements

Nokia updates its Chat beta app, adding offline mode support and performance improvements

Rich Edmonds 17

Nokia has once again bumped its Chat beta app, available from the Nokia Beta Labs. We last looked at the app, powered by Yahoo! back in September when the company added unknown improvements. Today, Nokia Chat beta has been updated to version 1.3 and we've got a change log with a bunch of enhancements to boot. So what's new in 1.3? If you're a fan of the beta messaging app, you'll now...