Vonage for Android Gains Free Video Calling
Vonage today added video calling to a new beta version of its application for the Android platform. Vonage Mobile for Android now allows users to make free video calls to other Vonage users over both Wi-Fi and 3G/4G. The app also lets users toggle between video and voice calls, switch cameras, as well as mute the call. Vonage Mobile for Android is a free download from the Google Play Store. Vonage said it will bring free video calls to its iOS app later this spring.
WhatsApp Says What's Up to Global Video Chats
WhatsApp today announced that it is enabling video calls for all users around the world. Video calling is being added to the Android, iOS, and Windows phone mobile apps over the coming days.
Google Merging Video Call Tool Into Phone Dialer
Google today said it is taking steps to ease the process of making video calls between Android handsets. Starting with Nexus, Pixel, and Android One devices, users will be able to initiate video calls directly from the phone dialer or text messaging app.
BBM for Android Gains Video Calling
BlackBerry today said it is expanding BBM video calling to Android devices. The feature is rolling out in the U.S.
Facebook Messenger Gains Group Video Chats
Facebook today launched group video chats within Messenger. The tool will allow up to six participants to view one another in a live video call.