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Skype for Android – Now with Video

Skype for Android – Now with Video

Skype recently announced that it’s updated Android application supports video calling on select devices.  The app also sports a new UI – with new menu, profile access, and much more.

The app requires Android 2.3 or higher and a front facing camera for video chat.  In addition, only the Sony Ericsson Xperia and the Google Nexus S are supported video chat devices at this time.  Additional support is expected for more devices in the future.

Check out the video below for more […]

Jul 2nd, 2011Comments Off on Skype for Android – Now with Video
Skype with Video Chat Leaks for Thunderbolt

Skype with Video Chat Leaks for Thunderbolt

The HTC Thunderbolt was supposed to ship with a new and improved version of Skype that would allow users to video chat from their mobile device.  Unfortunately, it didn’t happen and it left many users extremely disappointed.

For those still waiting for this capability on their Thunderbolt, look no further…a leaked version of the Skype for Android app can be found online.  You can download the file from a mirror here:  http://www.megaupload.com/?d=TMRGC8TI (via Business Insider)

May 29th, 20113 Comments
Skype Acquires Qik

Skype Acquires Qik

Skype announced the acquisition of Qik, a mobile video software and service company yesterday.  Qik currently offers solutions for Android OS, iOS, and Symbian platforms.  Source close to the matter state that the deal was worth roughly $100 million.  Read more from the official release below.  (via Skype)

LUXEMBOURG, 6 January 2011 — Skype today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Qik, a provider of mobile video software and services that enable individuals to capture, […]

Jan 8th, 2011Comments Off on Skype Acquires Qik
Google Showcases Android 3.0

Google Showcases Android 3.0

Yesterday, Google also previewed their new tablet only Android OS, called Honeycomb (Android 3.0). This new version was specifically built for large screen devices and will have a redesigned home screen, browser, email, and will also allow Google Talk users to video chat.  Check out the images and video below.

Jan 7th, 2011Comments Off on Google Showcases Android 3.0
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