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Firefox 35 Features Improved Video Chat With Firefox Hello

Mozilla just launched Firefox 35, which includes improvements to its video chat offering. Firefox Hello was first introduced in testing in October. New functionality has been added to make it available for primetime in Firefox 35. Mozila is dubbing it “a simpler way to communicate”. It lets you make video calls to anyone using a WebRTC-enabled browser (like Firefox, Chrome, …

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BlackBerry Messenger Gets Video Chat And Screen Share In BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry 10 officially launched today to a chorus of BlackBerry fans extolling its praises. The new features, such as Hub and Flow, are sure to excite long time fans. The new BlackBerry Messenger app will probably do the same. The company formerly known as RIM showed off its new BlackBerry Messenger app today. The integrated messenger service has evolved quite …

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Facebook Tests “Call” Button On Timelines To Boost Video Chat

When Facebook announced Skype-powered video chat back in July of 2011, it set off a flurry of one-on-one video calling that quickly made it one of Facebook’s most popular features. Wait, you’re not using Facebook to video chat all the time? Okay, me neither. While Facebook has continued to grow since July, 2011 (well over 900 million users, currently), use …

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Teen Online Video Habits [Infographic]

Things are a lot different than when I was a kid. We didn’t have all this wonderful technology available to us, so it comes as no surprise to me that kids are spending a ridiculous amount of time online. In fact, we are all spending a lot of time online. So what are kids doing with all this time? According …

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Facebook Gets Hangouts Through Oovoo

Google+ has one major feature that sets them apart from Facebook – the Hangout. With the recent public release of Hangouts on Air, the value is even greater. Facebook only has one-on-one video calling Skype, but a third-party application is looking to close the gap. Meet Oovoo, a multi-user video conferencing service that is essentially a Google+ Hangout in stand-alone …

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Skype Welcomes You Back To Humanity

Texting people is easy, isn’t it? It has changed the way we communicate with each other by replacing phone calls with short sentences via text. Skype once changed the way we communicated as well by allowing us to talk to others over the internet. The company thinks it’s about time we went back to talking instead of just texting. Skype …

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Google: WebRTC For Chrome Now Stable, Launches Later This Year

We’ve covered WebRTC a few weeks ago when Firefox showed off a demo of the technology at a conference. For those new to WebRTC, it’s essentially video chat in browser using open Web standards like HTML5 and Javascript. Google is equally serious about implementing WebRTC when they announced their plans last year. The Chrome team updated their WebRTC roadmap to …

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