Skype remains the most popular voice over IP and video chat client around. They've had a pretty good track record of Android support, and the latest of their regular updates brings performance improvements and a more streamlined UI across the board. You can download Skype from the Google Play Store now.
posted to the Android Market yesterday, bringing a slightly updated calling UI and some basic bug fixes. And one more thing: video calling finally works on the Samsung Epic 4G Touch, one of the many Galaxy S II variants for the US market. The update comes out more than five months after the original launch of the phone back in September. The addition of the (deep breath) Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch to the list of supported devices for video calling is the only major addition in this version of Skype.
CES week and Samsung is looking to stand out with the new inTouch. Running 2.3 Gingerbread in a webcam designed to hook up via HDMI to your TV and via WiFi to your home network, the inTouch allows you to hold 720p HD Skype video calls as well as watch YouTube videos from your lounge.
TelyHD. The camera and Tegra 2 system-on-a-chip combination allows just about anyone to use Skype's video calling feature without the need for any extra hardware. The company has partnered with Skype to ensure a smooth and self-contained experience.
has updated its Android app to add video calling to more smartphones and tablets, with v2.5 adding support for 14 more models. Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Google Nexus One and Motorola DROID 3 are notable models, though the ATRIX and LG Optimus 3D also make an appearance. In addition to the new devices, Skype has also added the ability to switch between portrait and landscape orientations while within a call, as well as zooming by tapping the display. Bluetooth headset support has been improved, and the app as a whole should be more bug-free and faster.
- Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
- HTC Nexus One
- HTC Shooter
- Sony Ericsson Xperia Live with Walkman
- Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V
- LG Optimus Black
- LG Optimus 3D
- LG Optimus 2x
- Motorola Photon
- Motorola Droid 3
- Motorola Bionic
- Motorola Xoom
- Motorola Atrix
- Acer Iconia
LG THRILL 4G was officially reviewed by Chris Burns. We were also informed that the device would indeed be delayed until the end of August.
Skype for Android gained the ability to make video calls. The catch was that only a few smartphones were supported in the initial launch. The supported smartphones include the Samsung Google Nexus S, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Sony Ericsson Xperia pro, and HTC Desire S. Skype has announced that the official Android app has now been updated.
video calling to the HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia neo, Sony Ericsson Xperia pro and the Google Nexus S.
navigate here. Later on, we discovered the next “Nexus” phone to run Ice Cream Sandwich may include a Super AMOLED Screen. Could this next phone in the Nexus lineup also be made by Samsung? Only time will tell.