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LinkedIn has added an ‘Ask for a Referral’ button for job seekers
Mar19

LinkedIn has added an ‘Ask for a Referral’ button for job seekers

LinkedIn has a new button for job seekers—one that adds an “Ask for a Referral,” button. The referral button is added next to the job where they know someone who works at the company that is advertising a job opening. Referrals are not exactly something new when it comes to getting a new job. As a matter of fact, many job seekers find get to know about an advertised position in a company via referrals. The feature only works very well...

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Skype unveils lighter version of its app for Android
Mar02

Skype unveils lighter version of its app for Android

Microsoft has released an optimized version of Skype designed for Android devices 4.0.3 to 5.1. In the next couple of days, Skype light will become available globally to everyone using version 4.0.3 to 5.1 of the Android operating system The optimized version of the face-to-face chat app is light on both disk and memory consumption. What that means is that your device will now be faster, with improved video and audio calling. Skype...

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Microsoft’s Soundscape—a new app to help the blind find their way
Mar02

Microsoft’s Soundscape—a new app to help the blind find their way

Following the successful launch of its AI-powered free app for the blind “Seeing AI” at the middle of last year, Microsoft is once again launching another app for the blind. Soundscape has been an app in the making—it actually took the company a couple of years to put it together. The aim of the new app is to guide individuals with vision impairment around cities. Soundscape according to Microsoft, will only be available to users in...

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Skype’s new Gallery feature—you can now easily retrieve shared content
Mar01

Skype’s new Gallery feature—you can now easily retrieve shared content

Skype added a new Gallery feature to the Windows 10 version of its app—and its something you want to take a look at. The new feature helps you to easily retrieve shared content including media, links, and files. The Gallery pane shows all shared content from the beginning of the chat. What that means is that you can quickly find a picture you shared in the recent past, or better still, a link sent by a contact to you in the chat. To...

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Microsoft Teams rolls out exciting new features to enable users achieve more
Jan29

Microsoft Teams rolls out exciting new features to enable users achieve more

Wasn’t a long time ago Microsoft replaced Skype for Business with Teams—September to be precise. Five months down the lane, Microsoft has rolled out some exciting new features to enable users achieve more with the app. Teams was first announced back in November 2016, with only a handful of users able to access it at the time. It was and still is the biggest threat to Slack despite being less than a year in existence. Today, Microsoft...

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Skype is testing end-to-end encryption conversation
Jan11

Skype is testing end-to-end encryption conversation

Skype Microsoft’s owned video calling and chat app Skype is testing its own version of end-to-end encryption feature. In conjunction with Signal, the new encryption feature will make private conversation between users secure. “With hundreds of millions of active users, Skype is one of the most popular applications in the world, and we’re excited that Private Conversations in Skype will allow more users to take advantage of Signal...

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