Facebook just launched the long-rumoured video calling in-collaboration with Skype. They have also announced group chat and a few other improvements to Messages.
The video call feature will roll out to users in a few weeks. You can still try out the video call feature – only if you would like to try.
Skype for Android got an update today – a much-needed major update to the Android app. Skype Android app now brings you video-calling across (some) Android devices and a UI overhaul to the app. Skype video-calling was one of the most requested features on the app, and looks like we finally got it today.
Video-calling on Skype for Android is cross-platform. Android to iPhone to PCs to PSPs – everywhere! The new UI is not something to be happy about as it because it is very bloated and slow. You can hardly use it. It’s really nice, but only if the Skype Android team would make it even more better in speed.
Skype 5 was released today with lots of new features over the previous version. According to the official Skype blog, Skype 5 for Windows has been made for social with Facebook integration.
Another big feature that you will find is the group video calls. Skype has mentioned again that these features are still in beta and are free till then. They might start charging for these later on.
Skype for Android is an app we all have been waiting for a long time. Skype partnered with Verizon and only Verizon Android handsets were able to download the official Skype app.
Today Skype released an Android app for all the users who are on a Android 2.1 or above device. Free calls are finally available to Android users now.
Facebook ‘s Friend Finder previously allowed you to connect with your IM buddies on Facebook. It still does, but with a new addition.
AOL Instant Messenger, ICQ Chat and Windows Live Messenger were the supported ones, but now Facebook also supports Skype.
Skype Lite, the Android version of Skype was taken down from the Android Market yesterday. It was not one of the best apps, but it did its job.
This could mean two things. Skype is going to release the full version of Skype for Android with all the features, or there have been mistake due to which Skype Lite is down.
Moka is your personal translator, enabling you to easily translate words and phrases back to your phone in the language of your choice ( English, Spanish and Chinese).Type in what you want to say in English and receive the translated text in Spanish.
You can also reverse the direction of translation with a simple command. You can send translated messages into Spanish and Chinese to your friends and receive the translated messages back in English.
If you are one of the millions of Skype fans and use it regularly to make Skype-to-Skype calls, now you can make it more mobile and take it where you want and make free Skype-to-Skype calls anytime anywhere. Skype Mobile is compatible with all the latest S60 and Java-based cell phones i.e Nokia N5200, Nokia N95, Sony Ericsson K750i, Sony Ericsson K810i etc. Unfortunately, S60v1 phones are not compatible with it.
Skype has finally released a much-needed upgrade to its famous VoIP software, Skype 4.0. They have released the first beta version and is currently only available for Windows users. This has been released to get user feedback which would further help them to improve Skype and release the final version in summer. Skype is very user-friendly as its automatically detects connected audio and video devices, checks for available bandwidth to get you started.
Skype 4.0 comes with many new features and enhancements. The interface has been completely re-designed (now full-screen) and improved to provide the best video-calling user experience. The old UI was built for voice calls, but the new one is for video. Skype is owned by eBay, and has a user base of 309 million with revenues around $126 million in the first quarter.