• Report: Facebook Messenger Adds Voice, Video Calls to Windows 10

    Report: Facebook Messenger Adds Voice, Video Calls to Windows 10

    Six months after its launch, Facebook Messenger for Windows 10 is adding voice and video calling.The update means users will no longer have to leave the Messenger app and make a voice or video call from the browser.
  • Report: WhatsApp Testing Video Calls

    Report: WhatsApp Testing Video Calls

    Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is testing video calls for some beta users, more than a year after it rolled out voice calls.Some Android users who have joined WhatsApp's beta program are reporting the ability to make video calls, Android Police reports.
  • WhatsApp Rolls Out Video Calling to All

    WhatsApp Rolls Out Video Calling to All

    All 1 billion-plus WhatsApp users around the world can now make video calls.Last month, reports tipped a beta program testing the ability to make video calls from within the app; screenshots showed that tapping the call button or contact card brings up a dialog with voice and video as options.
  • Amazon, Intel Partner to Advance Smart Home Tech

    Amazon, Intel Partner to Advance Smart Home Tech

    From Amazon Echo and the Nest Learning Thermostat to Philips Hue light bulbs and the August Smart Lock, there are already loads of gadgets on the market that can make your home a little smarter.Now, two tech giants — Amazon and Intel — are coming together to "advance the Smart Home ecosystem and extend natural language capabilities to consumers everywhere.
  • Feds: If Airlines Allow Voice Calls, They Should Tell You Upfront

    Feds: If Airlines Allow Voice Calls, They Should Tell You Upfront

    The FCC's existing rules prohibit people from using certain frequencies to place voice calls from mobile devices on planes.The DOT notes that some international airlines already allow for voice calls, largely without incident.