Microsoft sells MixRadio to LINE


In a rather surprising announcement today, Microsoft have announced that they have sold the popular MixRadio service to LINE, who are more commonly known for their LINE Messenger application on smartphones. Continue reading “Microsoft sells MixRadio to LINE”

LINE messenger for Android and iPhone updated with Video calls, Albums and more

Line Messenger Video Calls

LINE, a cross-platform messaging app from a Japanese Internet Company was officially launched in India back in July. The app has received a major update for iPhone and Android to version 3.9, that brings a lot of new features including option to make and receive video calls, Albums feature that lets you create and edit photo albums with a friend or in groups and more. The iPhone app has Snap Movie function to add BGM to short videos and send them to your friends.

New features in LINE for Android and iPhone v3.9.0

  • Make and receive Video Calls
  • Snap Movie function lets uses create their own original video clip (up to 10 seconds), add BGM and share it with other LINE users (Only for iPhone)
  • Albums lets you create and edit photo albums with a friend or in groups. Anyone in the group can add new photos to the album or delete existing ones.
  • Now you can set privacy settings for each post on your Home/Timeline to limit its audience.
  • Now you can remove friends from your Blocked or Hidden lists.

The new iPhone version also adds support for iOS7 and also allows you to forward videos received in chats to other groups or friends. Video calls feature is also available for Mac app. Snap Movie feature would be available for Android soon. The app is also available for Windows Phone and BlackBerry.

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