All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Qik’

Sony Keeps Video Recorders Relevant At CES

Sony wants to everybody to get a little bloggie with their new camera. Sony at CES announced the new Wi-Fi enabled Bloggie Live HD Camera. The device is significant because it is integrated with Skype’s Qik Video service. The Bloggie Live camera is a fully featured video recorder that features 8GB of internal storage, full 1080p HD video, 12.8 megapixel …

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Video Chat Between iOS and Android, Courtesy of Qik and Skype

Qik, the mobile video company that Skype recently acquired, has launched a new version of its Android app and an update for its iPhone app, which allow people with Android devices and iOS devices to video chat with one another. “This new version of Qik Video Connect for Android gives users the ability to video chat seamlessly with friends on …

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Qik for iPhone Improved with Qik Video Connect App Launched at SXSW

This week at SXSW, Qik, which was recently acquired by Skype, launched Qik Video Connect for the iPhone. WebProNews spoke with co-founder Bhaskar Roy about the product at the event. “Whoever are my friends on Qik – I can watch a feed of what they’re doing,” he explains. “So for example, at SXSW, I pull up the feed, and all …

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Skype Breaks Record with 29 Million Users Online

Skype has broken a new record, hitting 29 million people online. On Skype’s "Big Blog", Peter Parkes writes:

We’ve passed another milestone – at approximately 1800 GMT yesterday, there were more than 29 million people online on Skype. Another record broken, and an opportunity for us to remind you that you can get Skype in all sorts of places – on your computer, on your mobile and even on your TV.

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Skype Buys Mobile Video Company Qik

Skype announced today that it has entered an agreement to acquire Qik. The price has yet to be announced, but rumor has it that it’s about $100 million. 

What Qik does is let people capture video instantly from their phones. It’s already available on over 200 different phones running Android, iOS, Symbian, BlackBerry OS, and Windows Mobile. On many of them, Qik comes preloaded. 

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