Skype has published a rather nifty update for its official Android app on Google Play, bringing a slightly redesigned tablet UI, improved video quality and a multitude of bug fixes/stability improvements.
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Skype has confirmed that it is working to deliver 3D video calling for compatible televisions and computer displays. But according to Mark Gillett, Skype’s corporate vice president, it could be a number of years before the technology comes to fruition due to a lack of suitable capture devices.
Skype overhauled its Android app with a new user interface and a number of new features last week. And following lots of user feedback, the company has just rolled out another release. This one fixes a number of frustrating problems, and makes the sign-out process easier.
Microsoft has rolled out a major update to Skype for Android today, introducing a brand new user interface focused on quality and performance. The update aims to establish a “common set of experiences across multiple platforms,” and it comes as Skype celebrates 100 million mobile installs worldwide.
Skype has announced that it will be taking its new video messaging feature out of its “preview” phase and making it a permanent fixture inside its Android, iOS, BlackBerry, and desktop clients as of today. The feature will be available to all users with a Skype free or premium account.
If you enjoy instant messaging people over the internet, I’m sure you have a large amount of messaging accounts, for multiple messaging services. Wouldn’t it be easier to have one place to message all of your contacts from, with all of your accounts merged into one? Well, imo has your back.
Viber, the popular cross-platform messaging service for smartphones, is no longer just for smartphones. The company has today launched new desktop applications that allow you to chat with friends; send stickers, emoticons, and photos; and make calls from a Mac or PC.
Facebook has begun rolling out its free voice calling feature to Facebook Messenger users in the United Kingdom, just days after the service landed in the U.K. on the iPhone. You won’t need to update the Facebook Messenger app; the feature will be added quietly in the background.
British carrier O2 has today launched a new VoIP and messaging service called TU Go, which is available to its pay monthly customers with Android and iOS devices. The service allows users to make calls and send texts over the Internet, so even when they have no cell reception, they can connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot and get in touch with friends and family.
Skype has today launched its new Video Messaging service on Android, iOS, and Mac. Available to those in the United States and the United Kingdom initially, the feature allows users to send their friends videos up the three minutes long when they have a lot to say.