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Google

Google launches Hangouts in Gmail, improves its video chat service

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One of the best features of Google+ is the ability to launch Hangouts — the neat video chatting service that connects up to ten friends.  This isn’t Google’s first foray into the video commu…

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Commmunication

Skype for Android downloaded 70 million times on 1,300 “unique Android devices” [Infographic]

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Skype has just crowned itself “the most popular video calling application on Android.” I know a few people who would argue that there are better apps out there, but the numbers are hard to argue aga…

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Social

Google+ adds ability to start a hangout from mobile devices

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Google+ will soon get a new update that makes it possible to initiate a Hangout directly from the Google+ Mobile app for Android. Announced a short while ago on the company’s official blog, Google+ will f…

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Commmunication

Skype adds video calling for Galaxy Tab 10.1, Xoom, Droid Bionic & more. Oh, and advertisements, too!

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Skype has added 14 new devices to its list of supported phones and tablets capable of Skype video calling on Android.The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Motorola Droid Bionic headline the list of new devices, howev…

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Android App Reviews

fring turns group video chat feature into an interested-based “Playgrounds” app

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I’ve seen many Google+ users ask when the Google+ Android app would support Hangouts, and my guess is that it’s not high on the priority list for now. That doesn’t mean that users have to wait…

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Commmunication

Facebook’s Messenger app will support Android & iOS video calling, too

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The first question people asked after Facebook debuted its Skype-powered video calling service – after, wondering if Google Hangouts made the company nervous – was if the social networking gia…

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Android Hacks

Skype video calling comes to more phones through hacked APK

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Yesterday’s announcement that the Skype video calling on Android is finally an option excited many. At least it did until Skype revealed that only a handful of phones are able to have mobile-to-mobil…

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Commmunication

Skype Video calls on Android now available. Can you see me now? Good.

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Skype for Android took forever to arrive, then took a while to extend beyond Verizon, and even longer to deliver a video calling option. The operative word being took because Skype Android video calling is now a…

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Android News

Google officially announces Google Talk Video for Android

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Google tweeted earlier via the Google Nexus account that they had a surprise for us today, and the announcement just rolled out on the official Google Mobile blog: Google Talk Video. Unfortunately, this is one…

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Commmunication

Android video chat: Qik links Android and iOS, Fring adds group video calling

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The mobile video chat wars have been heating up since last May when the HTC EVO 4G helped usher in a new era of phones with front-facing cameras (in the U.S.). Since then, a number of companies have attempted to etc…

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Commmunication

Android to get free group video chat through Fring

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Want to group video chat on Android? Fring’s got you covered. The popular video and voice calling Android app that once spooked Skype is once again on competitors’ heels by allowing up to four Andr…

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Android Apps

ooVoo debuts group video chat on Android, desktop

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There are plenty of options of which to choose if someone wants to video chat on their Android phone: Fring, Qik, Tango, or Yahoo lead the way in that regard. But if you want to video chat with multiple people, whet…

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Android Apps

Fring announces DVQ technology for video chat, allows for ‘on the fly’ quality fixes

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Today fring, the company that has brought the fring IM and video conferencing app to both iPhone and the Android platform, announced their new, proprietary DVQ technology. DVQ stands for “dynamic vide…

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Rumors

Is Skype bringing video chat to Android? [RUMOR]

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Skype is a leader in video chat, but it hasn’t been available on Android since the company’s spat with third-party client Fring. After Nimbuzz was asked to remove Skype from its application month…

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Commmunication

Yahoo! Messenger for Android gets video chat, Mail gets multiple accounts

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Yahoo! Messenger now officially supports video chat. Though the app initially appeared on the Android Market last week, Yahoo has waited until now to make it official after a recent update addressed some conc…

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