Monday, November 5, 2012

Microsoft may 'retire' Windows Live Messenger In favour of Skype

Many of us have used Windows Messenger since we knew Microsoft and perhaps have a nostalgic attachment with it. But emerging technologies sometimes have a cruel slashing of the best things that we had in the past and replace these with new ones. This is what is going to happen to Windows Live Messenger soon.

It has been reported that with the introduction of Windows 8, Microsoft has started to sell prepaid Skype credit in outlets across Mexico and the United Kingdom and it looks as if Skype will become the Redmond outfit’s primary instant messaging service, retiring the long-standing Windows Live Messenger.


by replacing Windows Live with the Skype app, the software maker will draw in more users to the popular VoIP service.

Read more about it at: Redmond Pie


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