All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Video Calling’

Facebook Messenger Video Calling Goes Global (Mostly)

Facebook Messenger’s video calling feature is now available worldwide – for the most part. “Quick update on video calling in Messenger: we’re happy to share we’ve now rolled out the capability globally, with the exception of a few countries we’re still working on improving quality for. So make sure you get the latest and greatest version for iOS and Android, …

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Facebook Messenger Lets You Make Video Calls

Adding features to Messenger has obviously become a big priority at Facebook, and the company just announced potentially one of the app’s most important features to date. Facebook Messenger now lets you make video calls for face-to-face conversations. “Accounting for more than 10% of all mobile VoIP calls globally, Messenger already offers people the ability to make voice calls to …

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Mobile Video Calling to Increase, But Slowly

In the 90s and 80s video calling was assumed to be the eventual successor to the telephone. If TV is an upgrade from radio, the logic follows that video calling must be better than voice calls. That isn’t quite the way technology has evolved, however. Video calling through PCs or even video game consoles is easier than ever and even …

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Microsoft Launches Skype For Outlook.com For All Users, Adds HD Video Calling

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that Skype is now available from Outlook.com for users all over the world. Last summer, the company announced availability in the U.S., U.K., Brazil and Canada. They’ve also added HD video calling for PC users, improvements to call notifications and support for Safari on Macs. “With Skype for Outlook.com, you can easily connect with your Skype …

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Skype Now Warming 70 Million Android Devices

If you’re a user of an Android device and you regularly see faces talking to you from your smartphone or tablet, you’re far from being the only person with this condition. Well, for clarity’s sake, hopefully you see those faces on your device because you’re using Skype and not because you’re lonely and talking to your own reflection in the …

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Hookflash Turns LinkedIn Connections Into a Video-Calling Rolodex

Hookflash today announced the official launch of its new iPad app. The app uses LinkedIn’s APIs to cull members’ connections and use contact details to provide a Skype-like experience that allows users to instant message, voice call, or video call their professional contacts on LinkedIn without having to navigate through the LinkedIn website. The app is set up as a …

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Mozilla Working On In-Browser Video Calling

Mozilla is steadfast on its march to replace every application we use today with something that can be run from within your Web browser. After conquering the MMO space, they are gunning at Skype and other video calling services. Mozilla has created a video conferencing system that uses Web Real-Time Conferencing alongside its BrowserID (Persona) program to create a call …

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Skype, DonorsChoose Bring The World To Classrooms

Oh, to be a student today. No more chalkboards, no more wooden desks, no more passing notes in hallways (at least, I assume no more passing notes since every teenager these days comes supplied with a cell phone Gorilla Glued to their hand). More, companies like Skype are providing schools with the type of technology to transcend the classroom walls …

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