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Facebook brings free, cross-platform mobile video calling to Messenger

Facebook Messenger is a free mobile app that lets you chat with your contacts using text, images, emoji, and voice recordings. Now it has a new feature: video calling. Facebook has added a video button which you can tap from any conversation to start a video call. It doesn’t matter if you’re using Android or iOS, […]

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Skype for Web lets you chat from a browser (but not on a Chromebook… yet)

Microsoft has launched a limited beta of Skype for Web which lets you chat and make voice and video calls directly from a web browser. Skype for Web will only be available to a small group of users initially while Microsoft tests the software, but the company plan sot roll out Skype for Web to […]

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Skype for Android tablets shrinks the video window, runs on top of other apps

Skype has added picture-in-picture mode to its Android tablet app. That means you can start a video call, shrink the video window and keep an eye on it even while you’re running other apps. You can surf the web, check a calendar appointment, or even play a game without exiting your video call. Skype 4.5 […]