Microsoft has announced, as part of its celebration of Skype's 10th anniversary, that the VoIP messaging service will soon add support for group video calls for Windows 10 Mobile, Android and iOS platforms.
Microsoft has updated its OneDrive iOS app, adding support for the large iPad Pro tablet to its cloud storage app. It also contains some improvements for manual uploads of photos among its other changes.
Dan Laycock, the Senior Communications Manager for Microsoft's Surface products, believes they can give owners the benefits of both a tablet and a PC. However, Laycock believes Apple's recently launched iPad Pro "is always going to be a companion device".
During CES 2016, we got a chance to go hands-on with the newly announced Audeze SINE planar magnetic headphones. The headset can also support the company's optional Apple Lightning cable for iPhone users.
T-Mobile has added 14 more video services to its Binge On program, which allows users to stream video on those services without affecting their data plan. T-Mobile CEO John Legere is also defending Binge On from reports that it throttles videos, stating it " does not permanently slow down data nor remove customer control."
Facebook Messenger is currently being accessed by 800 million monthly users, according to a news post from the company. It also offers some hints as to what new features and trends it might add to the service in 2016.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings revealed during his CES 2016 keynote speech that the streaming video service has gone live today in 130 new countries, including India, Russia and South Korea. He also said that the company is working to expand to China in the near future.
A new report says Apple has filed for a permit in Washoe County, Nevada, near the city of Reno, for a new cluster of buildings near an already opened data center for the company. It's possible Apple wants to build a second such data center in the area.
Fitbit has announced its newest wearable device, the Fitbit Blaze. The fitness-focused smartwatch has a high resolution color touchscreen, lots of tracking features and more. Pre-orders are now live on the company's website for $199.95.
A new report claims that Netflix may reveal its plans to launch in India next week as part of its CES 2016 announcements. The deal may include a partnership with an unnamed Indian telecom firm so the service can run on 4G networks.
Valve stated today that about 34,000 of its Steam user accounts may have had personal data such as their email and billing addresses exposed as part of a web caching error that occurred on the PC game download service on Christmas Day. Valve says "no unauthorized actions were allowed" on those accounts.
A new report, citing a leaked internal document from AT&T, states that the wireless carrier will officially no longer offer two-year contract plans for any of its smartphones starting on January 8. New and existing customers will have to pay for the full price of the phones up front or via AT&T Next installment plans.
TuneIn has signed a deal with the National Hockey League that will give users of the streaming radio service access to 1,230 regular season game broadcasts starting on January 1, along with all the NHL playoff games, including the Stanley Cup Finals.
Valve has begun the 2015 Steam Winter Sale for Windows, Mac, Linux and SteamOS games. It's usually the biggest sales event in Steam's year, with deep discounts on thousands of games and software from now until January 4th.
CNN will have the television premiere of Steve Jobs: The Man In the Machine documentary on Sunday, January 3. The film, which was first released in theaters, on iTunes and on demand earlier in 2015, takes a highly critical look at Apple's co-founder.