Google’s chat services are still a mess but it seems that the company is working to improve that mess. Google Duo seemed like a lonely, almost useless video calling app but Google has now given it a purpose.
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Three months after its original announcement at Google I/O, Duo is ready to be your new video calling app.
Google has release a handful of new features to Hangouts, improving video quality and tweaking the UI for an overall cleaner experience. The updates are baked into an updated version of the Hangouts Android app and the desktop browser experience. The main UI of the app hasn’t really changed, but Google has made a few ... Read More »
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T-Mobile is known as the Uncarrier, as it’s garnered a reputation for taking steps to shake up the wireless industry and take risks that other carriers won’t. Today, the company is introducing T-Mobile Video Calling, which allows video calling to be integrated right into the software of some phones. Rather than needing to ... Read More »
By now, you should all know about Skype, the immensely popular video-chatting service that allows users to have video conversations over the PC. Though anyone with a PC and an internet connection can use Skype to it’s fullest potential, Skype’s Android application has only allowed video calling for a grand total of 4 Android devices. ... Read More »
A little bit late to the party, Skype has finally added video calling support to its Android app. The company released version 2.0 of Skype to the Android Market this morning, featuring a brand new interface and SMS messaging support as well.
Now for the bad news. Skype’s video calling feature will only ... Read More »
At Uplinq, while walking the floor of the Mobile Innovations Showcase we ran across the team from ooVoo giving live demos of their multi-party video chat capabilities (and doing so over LTE in a crowded conference hall, I might add). Not only did the app perform admirably on a mobile handset (we tested ... Read More »
Not much is known about the future Android update codenamded Gingerbread (which could end up as Android 2.3, 2.5, or who knows), but as we approach the release early next year more details are starting to trickle out. We think it will feature a new user interface, be optimized for gaming, and ... Read More »
When Verizon launched Skype Mobile for their Android phones earlier this year, we were under the impression they had locked up a long-term exclusive deal. Skype removed the Skype Lite client from the Android Market and only Verizon customers were allowed to download the full version of their app.
Now we learn that Skype Mobile ... Read More »
Android phones like the HTC EVO 4G and Samsung Galaxy S now include front facing cameras, but there are not many apps that take advantage of this exciting new feature. Google has yet to add support for dual cameras to the Android SDK and app developers have been working with the carriers to ... Read More »