fring Brings Video Calls to S60
fring recently announced a new version of its software for select S60 devices that lets users place video calls to other phones from their mobile device. fring video calls are possible with other fring and Skype users via Wi-Fi or 3G networks. fring already provides free voice calls to fring, Skype, Google Talk and regular phones via Skype-Out. Right now, the video calling feature is only possible on Nokia X6, N97 mini, N97, 5800, N95 8G, N95 and N82 devices. fring's social networking and voice features support Symbian S60, iPhone/iPod touch, Android, Windows Mobile, J2ME and Linux devices.
Skype 5.5 for iOS8 Adds Support for Extensions
Skype today updated its iPhone application to version 5.5. The latest rendition of Skype takes advantage of extensions, which are a new feature of iOS8.
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.
Facebook Brings Free Video Calls to Messenger App
Facebook today said users of its Messenger application will soon be able to make free video calls to one another. The feature can be initiated with a single button and works over LTE 4G or WiFi.
Skype Brings Group Video Calls to Mobile
Skype today said it is rolling out group video calling on Android and iOS phones and tablets. The feature is being made available first in Europe and North America, with other regions to follow.
Skype for Android Now Compatible with Android Wear
Skype has updated its Android application with support for Android Wear, giving people the power to manage Skype messages and calls from their wrist. Skype will surface notifications on Android Wear devices, and can be used to respond to messages via dictation or pre-set text.