Skype is getting its biggest facelift in years, by bailing on its light-blue theme for a fully customizable interface, with features aimed at the way young people prefer to communicate, from emojis to a Snapchat-like recap of the day (story). (more…)
Although Google is best known around the world as a leading search engine provider, in recent years it has been making inroads into other sectors, applying its online expertise to the development of software, hardware and various other technologies. Never one to rest on their laurels, rumour has it that Google is already planning a new piece of breakthrough tech for 2015. The new innovation is rumoured to be a major upgrade to Google’s Translate app: one that enables the software to translate spoken languages, as opposed to just text, in real-time.