Video conferencing

Latest

Cisco kills Umi, its US Skype alternative

Cisco kills Umi, its US Skype alternative

By 4 January 2012

Although there's no official confirmation at present, Cisco has killed off its Umi consumer video conferencing system, and has withdrawn from taking on Skype head-to-head. The 1080p TV top chat set-up has been withdrawn from sale and, with it, the last... >>

Facebook video calling dials into Skype

Facebook video calling dials into Skype

By 18 November 2011

Back in July, Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage to announce the arrival of video chat, powered by Skype, into the social network. And now, the ability to video call your Facebook buddies has extended to the Skype software, meaning that you no longer need... >>

Video calling lands on Windows Phone 7 with Tango

Video calling lands on Windows Phone 7 with Tango

By 9 November 2011

You won't have to wait until Tango to get video calling with Mango - thanks to Tango. You get me bruv? What we're trying to say, using the crazy yoof talk that we've been learning using the Rosetta Stone method, is that video calling is now available... >>

Skype 5.3 for Mac roars in with HD video chat

Skype 5.3 for Mac roars in with HD video chat

By 9 August 2011

Skype 5.3 for Mac has landed bringing with it support for Apple's new platform, Mac OS X Lion, and offering VoIPers access to HD video calling. Obviously you'll need a HD camera for that feature, but luckily Apple has hemmed one into its latest iMacs... >>

Skype 5.2 for Mac launched

Skype 5.2 for Mac launched

By 5 July 2011

It looks like Skype has managed to turn out yet another update to its now super slick Mac video calling software. The 5.2 release brings with it group screen sharing, meaning you can share all your exciting spreadsheets with your bestest pals. All this... >>

Skype video calling finally lands on Android

Skype video calling finally lands on Android

By 30 June 2011

Skype for Android has received a major update bringing with it a long overdue addition - video calling. The mobile video calling option, which was afforded to iOS users back in December last year, is part of the Skype for Android 2.0 update, which is... >>

Fring four-way video calling lands on iPad

Fring four-way video calling lands on iPad

By 27 June 2011

Fring, the IM client that’s on Android and iOS that announced "the world's first mobile group video calls" feature in April, is back with a new release - an iPad app. And what's more, the group video calling feature is on board - which is handy as four... >>

BlackBerry PlayBook to get first tablet specific Facebook app

BlackBerry PlayBook to get first tablet specific Facebook app

By 2 May 2011

Move over Apple, take a walk Google - for the first tablet in town to nab itself a fully-fledged, official, Facebook optimised tablet app will be the BlackBerry PlayBook. The announcement was made over in Orlando, at the BlackBerry World Conference -... >>

Android 2.3.4 adds Video Chat for the Nexus S

Android 2.3.4 adds Video Chat for the Nexus S

By 29 April 2011

The latest version of Android Gingerbread has landed - 2.3.4 - bringing with it Google Voice Chat from within Google Talk. The update means you now can use your Android device to make video calls to your pals, not only to other Android smartphone and... >>

Fring flings in the world's first mobile group video calls

Fring flings in the world's first mobile group video calls

By 27 April 2011

Fring, the IM client that’s on Android and iOS has announced "the world's first mobile group video calls" feature, following a private beta testing period. Fring’s Group Video calling lets four friends video call each other simultaneously, making... >>