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Tech Tip: Google Talk Desktop App In Windows 8.1

If you've been using the Windows 8.1 Preview and are a Google Talk user, you might have realized that the Google Talk desktop app doesn't connect with Windows 8.1 Preview. It'll constantly try to reconnect, then you'll get a message "Connection to the Google Talk service was blocked". While there are other ways you can [...]

By | July 22nd, 2013|Apps, Tech Tips|

Microsoft’s Outlook.com Rolling Out Google Talk Support

Over the next couple of days, Microsoft will be rolling out Google Talk support in its instant messaging integration for Outlook.com. They recently began rolling out Skype support, although we haven't seen it in the US yet, and it already supports Live Messenger (which will be discontinued soon) and Facebook Messenger. Microsoft is obviously targeting [...]

By | May 14th, 2013|Internet|

Facebook Looking To Compete With WhatsApp & SMS Alternatives

We've seen Facebook try out many features in the past and some have been successful and others have failed or just never caught on. One of them being email, and even changing everyone's default email address to a Facebook Mail address. Yesterday, there were rumors floating around the internet that Facebook was interested in buying [...]

By | December 4th, 2012|Mobile|
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