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Clubhouse put a big bullseye on social audio

I’ve previously written about Clubhouse (What makes Clubhouse great and what may cause its demise). Perhaps it’s boredom, or Zoom fatigue, but there’s something quite appealing these days about having social conversations without turning on a camera. The early buzz of Clubhouse (despite being invite-only and iOS having a total reach of about 2 million users) along with the rising popularity of podcasts has shown that consumers crave social audio interactions and that there’s plenty of room f...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Instagram, La, Trends, Linkedin, Netflix, Reddit, Hotline, Jam, Voice Chat, Locker Room, LionTree, Aryeh Bourkoff, Stuart Butterfield


Sony announces investment and partnership with Discord to bring the chat app to PlayStation

Sony and Discord have announced a partnership that will integrate the latter’s popular gaming-focused chat app with PlayStation’s own built-in social tools. It’s a big move and a fairly surprising one given how recently acquisition talks were in the air — Sony appears to have offered a better deal than Microsoft, taking an undisclosed minority stake in the company ahead of a rumored IPO. The exact nature of the partnership is not expressed in the brief announcement post. The closest we come to h...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Gadgets, Gaming, Apps, Microsoft, Funding, Tech, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Voice Chat, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Discord, PlayStation 5


Clubhouse begins externally testing its Android app

Clubhouse, the voice-based networking app that’s now being knocked off by every major tech platform, is bringing its service to Android. The company announced during its weekly Townhall event that its Android version has entered beta testing with a handful of non-employees who will provide the company with early feedback ahead of a public launch. In its release notes, Clubhouse referred to this test as involving a “rough beta version” that’s in the process of being rolled out to a group of “frie...
Tags: Android, Facebook, Apps, Audio, Social Media, Tech, Reddit, Clubhouse, Voice Chat, Mobile Applications, Apptopia, Apptopia Apptopia, Spotify Discord Telegram, Apptopia Clubhouse


Discord walked away from Microsoft talks, may pursue an IPO

A month after reports that Microsoft sought to buy the hot voice chat app Discord surfaced, those talks are off, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to TechCrunch. Discord is considering plans to stay independent, possibly charting a path to its own IPO in the not-too-distant future. first reported news that the deal was off. The two companies were deep in acquisition talks that valued Discord at around $10 billion before Discord walked away. According to the WSJ, three companies were ex...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Microsoft, Social Media, Tech, Software, M&a, Mergers and Acquisitions, WSJ, Clubhouse, Voice Chat, Discord, TechCrunch Discord


How to Make WhatsApp Voice and Video Calls From Your Laptop

WhatsApp is more than just a text chat service—you’ve been able to use it to make voice and video calls for as long as I can remember. In fact, WhatsApp has even bolstered its video chat capabilities during amid these cheery pandemic times, and now allows you to converse with up to 50 people at a time. But you still…Read more...
Tags: Communication, App, Whatsapp, Lifehacks, Video Chat, Voice Chat


How to Block Background Noise During Discord Chats

I think Discord is one of the best services around for hosting voice and video chats with your friends—not to mention the fact that it serves as a home for communities devoted to just about any geeky hobby you can think of. And conversing on the service is about to get a lot better—especially if your friends are…Read more...
Tags: Lifehacks, Video Chat, Microphone, Voice Chat, Discord, Noise Cancellation


Discord launches new background noise suppression feature

The feature is powered by Krisp and uses machine learning
Tags: News, Trends, Social Media, Noise Cancelling, Voice Chat, Discord, Beta Features


Discord launches new background noisesuppression feature

It's powered by Krisp and uses machine learning
Tags: News, Trends, Social Media, Noise Cancelling, Voice Chat, Discord, Krisp, Beta Features


Discord launches new feature that suppresses background noise

It's powered by Krisp and uses machine learning
Tags: News, Trends, Social Media, Noise Cancelling, Voice Chat, Discord, Krisp, Beta Features


Microsoft Wants You to Snack Freely Without Irritating Your Video Conferencing Colleagues

While this covid-19 pandemic has more of us working from home, some of us might still be getting used to video conferencing, or at least talking into a headset or our laptop with a built-in microphone. The sound of our teeth grinding down pretzels, chips, or anything else that goes ‘crunch,’ when made directly into a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Voice Chat, Misophonia, Can You Mute Your Mic


New Steam Chat Beta Supports Secure Voice Chat and GIFs

Steam’s new chat interface is full of new features, and you can try out the beta now. Valve has added a more secure voice chat and a better way to organize your friends list in the all-new Steam Chat. Friends can now be grouped however users want, which means they can group their friends by […]
Tags: News, Steam, Valve, Voice Chat


Fortnite for Android to release in Q3 2018; new update to iOS brings Voice Chat, improved gameplay and more

Epic Games today has announced that the Android version of the Fortnite game will be releasing this August, and it has also rolled out a bunch of new update to the mobile version of the game that is available on iOS platform. The update brings Customisable Hud, Voice Chat, improved gameplay, and controls, and more. Earlier this week Epic Games; makers of Fortnite added the customizable HUD and Customizable HUD Blueprint. Since communication is a key for squadding up, the company is working on...
Tags: Apps, Games, News, Blogging, Hud, Voice Chat, Fortnite, Autorun, Fornite, Customisable Hud Voice Chat, Customizable HUD


Fornite for Android to release in Q3 2018; new update to iOS brings Voice Chat, improved gameplay and more

Epic Games today has announced that the Android version of the Fornite game will be releasing this August, and it has also rolled out a bunch of new update to the mobile version of the game that is available on iOS platform. The update brings Customisable Hud, Voice Chat, improved gameplay, and controls, and more. Earlier this week Epic Games; makers of Fornite added the customizable HUD and Customizable HUD Blueprint. Since communication is a key for squadding up, the company is working on b...
Tags: Apps, Games, News, Blogging, Hud, Voice Chat, Autorun, Fornite, Customisable Hud Voice Chat, Customizable HUD


Discord Shuts Down White Supremacist Servers In Wake Of Charlottesville Rally [UPDATE]

Gaming chat client Discord has banned servers and several users linked to white supremacist and Nazi ideologies, according to a tweet sent out from the official Discord account. “Discord’s mission is to bring people together around gaming,” their statement on Twitter read. “We will continue to take action against…Read more...
Tags: Science, Kotakucore, Nazi, Charlottesville, Voice Chat, Discord


The Switch's Phone-Enabled Voice Chat Is As Ridiculous As Expected

The Nintendo Switch online app is live for Android and Apple devices. It offers some Splatoon 2 utilities that let players to keep track of their stats or buy special in-game items, which is pretty neat. It’s just not a very elegant solution for online voice chat between friends.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Science, Nintendo, Kotakucore, Switch, Voice Chat, Splatoon 2, Switch Online




Discord Is the Voice Chat App I’ve Always Wanted

Discord is a newcomer to the chat scene, but it’s made a big splash. The app provides voice and text chat for groups, with an emphasis on gaming. However, it’s so sweet I’ve already started using it for everyday chat.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Downloads, Android, Mac, Windows, Opinions, Web Apps, Mac OS, Screenshot Tour, Voice Chat, life-hacks, Discord


Pokemon Go Is the Hottest Thing on U.S. Mobile, So Who’s Marketing in Japan?

About one week after launch, . Roaring mobile media success on that magnitude begs a question: Foreign companies are using social media and mobile to dominate the American market, but are we marketing them back? Predictably, Facebook, WhatsApp (owned by Facebook) and Facebook Messenger top the list of social networks by users, but the next three biggest platforms might surprise you: Tencent QQ is a messaging application that offers online social games, news feeds, directory search, music, shop...
Tags: Gaming, Facebook, Apps, Messenger, Twitter, Books, Games, Music, Japan, Movies, Shopping, Australia, Mexico, China, Messaging, Germany


Slack will soon begin testing voice and video chat

 Slack is gunning for Skype and Google Hangouts with the 2016 product roadmap it revealed today. The biggest change coming: the ability to seamlessly turn a text chat into a voice or video chat will begin testing “very soon”. That builds on Slack’s January 2015 acquisition of Screenhero, when it these features would eventually be released. At its press conference in San… Read More
Tags: Google, Social, Startups, TC, Mobile, Apps, Enterprise, Developer, Skype, Video Chat, Slack, Voice Chat, Slack platform, Workplace Chat, Google+ Hangout, Screenhero


Leaked Snapchat Code Hints at New Voice and Video Chat Features

Snapchat’s in for a serious makeover, if these screenshots discovered in the mobile app’s existing code are to be believed.Read more...
Tags: Apps, Asia, Japan, Technology, Messaging, Snapchat, Facebook Messenger, Alibaba, Leaks, Line, Video Chat, Voice Chat, New Voice