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Skype group calls now free on Surface, Windows tablets

Users can make group calls for free on Windows PCs, so why not tablets, too? Microsoft has solved that problem.

Intel's avatar chat app turns you into 3D chicken

Intel’s new Pocket Avatars app lets you chat with friends using animated 3D avatars that mimic your facial expressions.

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Intel's Pocket Avatars chat app packs 3D avatars that mimic your face and mood

Intel's Pocket Avatars app maps human expressions to avatars in a mobile chat

BlackBerry Messenger coming to Windows Phone in July

BlackBerry's popular messaging service will hit Windows Phone this summer, after landing on Android and iOS late last year.

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Hands-on with Skype 5.0 for iPhone, an old favorite remastered

With better device-to-device syncing, smooth group messaging features, and a brand new design, Skype for iPhone finally catches up to competitors.

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PayPal chief joins Facebook to strengthen mobile messaging

Facebook is looking to build new messaging experiences for its apps

Facebook to launch Slingshot, yet another photo messaging app

The new app focused on sharing everyday moments will launch soon, Facebook says.

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Microsoft 'remasters' Skype iPhone app to solve messaging bugs

Microsoft's Skype team said the new iPhone app version, due in a week, will finally be on a par with its Android and iOS counterparts. In particular, the pesky offline messaging bugs will be solved, the team promises.

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Facebook may launch a Snapchat rival dubbed 'Slingshot' soon

The new app could be launched this month.

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Chadder: John McAfee slaps name on 'private' messaging app

New app promises secure messaging, but it isn't ready for primetime.

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Snapchat offers video and instant text messaging

Conversations will be deleted when users leave the instant messaging screen, Snapchat said.

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