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.
Oct 9, 2017
Microsoft today ported its Cortana personal assistant to its Skype chatting application, providing people with access to information without forcing them to leave Skype. Microsoft says Cortana in Skype can suggest useful information based on chat contents, suggest smart replies, manage schedules and/or reminders, and more.
Aug 2, 2017
Microsoft today said the latest version of Skype for Android and iOS devices makes it possible to send funds to other Skype users via PayPal. Users will be able to send money through PayPal without leaving the Skype app.
Mar 5, 2018
Microsoft recently released an updated version of Skype for Android meant for older smartphones. Specifically, this down-tuned variant of Skype is intended for Android devices running 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich to 5.1 Lollipop.
Oct 15, 2018
Palm, a California company that purchased the rights to the Palm brand from TCL, today launched a new device it calls an ultra-mobile product that "syncs with your smartphone to keep you connected but not consumed." The idea is to allow people to access their vital apps when needed, but keep them from staring at their screen all day — particularly when they are out and about.