Items tagged with video chat

Just because you may have a stellar video conferencing setup, like what we came up with within our video conference home studio optimization guide, does not mean you have a great internet connection. Thus, the Microsoft Teams development group is creating a way to preserve data use and meeting quality with a new “low... Read more...
Facebook, meet Skype. And Skype, you should probably meet Facebook. The two met in a major way today during a Facebook "Something Awesome" press event, where a grand total of three new Facebook features were introduced. One of those was a revamped design for chatting. Evidently, a good many of the 750 million Facebook users enjoy the chat... Read more...
There’s no doubt RIM has a strong corporate following. That doesn’t mean the company isn’t interested in what is popular among the average consumer, however. RIM’s PlayBook tablet will be getting Facebook later this month, but that’s not the only consumer-friendly app coming to the tablet. Recently, RIM also announced... Read more...
ooVoo launched a new mobile video chat service for Android that will compete with Qik. The new mobile service lets up to six users connect simultaneously.  ooVoo Mobile also offers free ooVoo-to-ooVoo voice calls, text chat, contact list integration, and video calls to any person not on ooVoo via a web browser... Read more...
Apple hosted a huge event in California this week, and it was all centered about the Mac. We figured by the look of the invite that software would be a huge part of the discussion, and indeed it was. One of the major introductions at the event surrounded FaceTime. That's Apple's own video calling software, and while it's definitely not new... Read more...
Do you find yourself alone at home every Saturday because you have no friends? Are you constantly scrounging for folks to do things with? If so, you might have trouble trying out FaceTime, one of the more demonstrable new features of the iPhone 4. After all, if you have people constantly drooling over your new hardware, but can't show off... Read more...
The world has known that Microsoft was bringing a motion control system to market for months and months now. We've heard it referred to as "Project Natal" for as long as we can remember, and we were assuming that the company would simply retain the name after all of this time. We should have known better. As E3 begins... Read more...