T-Mobile Blocking Google Talk Video Chat on Nexus S (Updated)

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If you own a Nexus S, run it on T-Mobile’s network and haven’t been able to get Google Talk’s video chat feature that arrived with the recent Android 2.3.4 update, well, you’re not alone.As a matter of fact, T-Mobile is blocking you from using the feature on its 3G network. Engadget has confirmed that the […]

Is MIcrosoft Going to Buy Skype for $8 Billion?

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft seems to be the last standing company rumored to be in talks to purchase the popular Internet telephone and video chat company Skype for close to $8 Billion. Neither company is commenting and the Journal article fudges a bit saying the negotiations are not final and could […]

Nexus S Android 2.3.4 Update Can Be Manually Installed

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Earlier today, Google announced that it was bringing Android 2.3.4 and video chat capabilities through Google Talk to the Nexus S in the next couple of weeks. Well, Nexus S owners, good news. You don’t have to wait for the update because there is a way to get it right now. Android Central has discovered […]

Android 2.3.4 Update Gets Detailed

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Earlier today, Google announced that it would be releasing Android 2.3.4 to the Nexus S and the Nexus One bringing video chatting via Google Talk to the former and bug fixes to the latter. And while we pretty much know what to expect from the Nexus S’ new video chat feature, Nexus One owners were […]

Android 2.3.4 Coming to Google I/O Conference with Video Chat?

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Android may soon get its own native video chat that integrates with Google Talk and Gmail according to a Twitter message. The feature may be announced come early May at Google’s I/O conference. The Twitter message was posted by a user who allegedly works with Samsung. Fortunately, though, the video chat feature will be part […]

Skype Awaiting for Verizon to Release Official Skype with Video Android App

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In an email to a Skype customer inquiry, video chat service Skype hinted that the company’s video chat app for Verizon Wireless is completed or near completion and that the app would be delivered directly from Verizon Wireless. The two companies had announced a close partnership at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year where […]

Leaked Skype App Has Vulnerabilities That Exposes Personal Information

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The leaked 4G-enabled Skype app for the HTC Thunderbolt that brought video calling contains some serious vulnerabilities that exposes the user’s personal information to other apps that take advantage of this vulnerability. The exploit was first discovered and unveiled on Android Police where the site had created an app to demonstrate how this vulnerability could […]

Skype For HTC Thunderbolt Video Chat Review (Video)

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The HTC Thunderbolt is the first 4G LTE phone to hit Verizon, and it is also the first Android device on Verizon to be able to deliver voice calling with Skype. The Skype for Android app leaked out for the Thunderbolt and allows video calling with the front or rear facing camera. We showed you […]

Verizon HTC Thunderbolt 4G LTE Android Smartphone Goes Official (Video)

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At the 4G press conference today, U.S. carrier Verizon Wireless made the HTC Thunderbolt official as a 4G smartphone for its emerging LTE network, which will launch during the first half of 2011. The phone will have a 4.3-inch display with Dolby surround sound speakers, kickstand, front- and rear-facing camera, and mobile hotspot capabilities. As […]

Skype for iPhone Now Updated for Video Calls

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Skype has just released an update to its iOS apps, which will now allow video calls and chat with other Skype users. The service will work with Skype calls between the desktop platforms, the iPhone 4, and iPhone 3GS. With the 3GS, users will have to make due with the rear camera as the device […]

Video Chat Icons Present in Android 2.3 Gingerbread SDK

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After the release of the Android 2.3, also known as Gingerbread, SDK yesterday, developers have discovered icons for video chat within the SDK. Video chat is a highly requested feature in the Android community as something that could be integrated with Gmail and Google Chat so that video chat wouldn’t require a lot of effort […]