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Prepare for animations as GroupMe for Windows Phone gets updated with GIF image support

Prepare for animations as GroupMe for Windows Phone gets updated with GIF image support

GroupMe is a popular group-messaging app from Microsoft, enables you to communicate with multiple contacts at once in chatrooms. We previously covered version 4.7 back in December, which introduced a new group design. Today, we're looking at yet another update, bringing GIF support and more. Here's the full change log for version 4.7.1: View images and GIFs shared via URL in the chat...

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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

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...

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Viber for Windows Phone updated to version 3.1; introduces revamped UI and more

Viber for Windows Phone updated to version 3.1; introduces revamped UI and more

Viber is a messaging app that enables you to text, group message and make free HD calls. Available cross-platform, the app has been updated on competing platforms, but now it's Windows Phone's turn. The client has been bumped to version 3.1. The release itself is quite a large one, packing a completely redesigned UI and more. Head on past the break for the details. The first thing you'...

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Outlook.com to remove chat messaging history - backup your pastime conversations today

Outlook.com to remove chat messaging history - backup your pastime conversations today

Today Microsoft made an announcement for users who use the messaging feature on Outlook.com; if you currently use the Outlook web interface to chat with your friends on Facebook, Google Talk, or Messenger, the site keeps a copy of your chat history in a folder. Starting this fall, the Messaging history folder will be removed. If you are interested in backing up your chat conversations...

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Talk.to Messenger, a free Google Talk client, updated with lockscreen support and doodling

Talk.to Messenger, a free Google Talk client, updated with lockscreen support and doodling

The popular Talk.to Messenger app for Windows Phone has been updated with some interesting features and is a great solution if you use Google Talk on the go. If you're into the app and service to keep in touch with contacts, you'll love some of the new features in this latest release. We're looking at lockscreen support in a freely available solution. Talk.to Messenger can now tap into...

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Still need to upgrade to Skype? Microsoft offers one month of free calling to get started

Still need to upgrade to Skype? Microsoft offers one month of free calling to get started

Microsoft is sending out more reminders to consumers who are still using Messenger with an offer for them to upgrade to Skype. On April 8th, the company will be merging both Messenger and Skype together, including IM and contact lists. This will require consumers to upgrade to the communication service, which will see the end of Messenger as we know it. To help soften the blow,...

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