Vonage Expands Free Video Calling to iOS Devices
Vonage today released a new version of its mobile calling application that brings free video calls to both Android and iOS devices. Video calling had previously only been available to Android devices through a beta application. Now, Vonage Mobile customers can conduct live, two-way video calls in high definition to any other Vonage Mobile user on an Android or iOS device over Wi-Fi or 3G/4G. The app also lets users toggle between video and voice chats on the fly. Vonage mobile for Android and iOS can be downloaded for free from their respective app stores.
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.
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.
Skype for iOS Gains Siri Support
Microsoft today released a new version of Skype for iOS 10 devices that includes support for Siri. Skype users can now initiate Skype calls by asking Siri to connect them.
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.