Skype Says It Can Support Holographic Video Calls

For decades, we've been waiting for oh-so-futuristic hologram technology to make the leap from Star Wars movies to our living rooms, and it hasn't. It sounds like it's right around the corner, though, after Skype announced that it had developed 3D video chat technology in the lab. » 8/29/13 12:03pm 8/29/13 12:03pm

AT&T Is Finally Going to Let Everyone Video Chat Over Data

AT&T has caught a lot of flak for being excruciatingly picky about what apps can do video chat over data on what kind of plans. It's been equal parts annoying and confusing for everyone involved. But now, the carrier is about to simplify it by letting everyone do everything by the end of this year. Finally. » 5/20/13 3:02pm 5/20/13 3:02pm

Would You Pay For FaceTime Over 3G?

When Apple launched iOS 6, it was happy to announce that FaceTime was finally going to be available over 3G. Great! But now, 9to5mac is reporting, based on leaked screenshots, that using FaceTime over AT&T's 3G network may require a paid-for contract bolt-on. Not so great. » 7/17/12 6:21am 7/17/12 6:21am

Hang Out with NFL Draft Picks on Google+ Because That's Not Awkward

Like the horror movie villain that never dies, Google+ Hangouts is still somehow finding a way to slither into our collective mind even after we've forgotten about it. This time, the expected top two NFL picks in this year's draft, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, will host Google+ Hangouts on their teams page. » 4/26/12 9:42am 4/26/12 9:42am

Droid Bionic Coming September 8th, According to New Leaks

Droid Bionic, where have you been? You've been teasing us since January, and now that you're finally coming, will people care or will you be out-shone by others who got to the party sooner and look at least as pretty? » 9/01/11 10:40am 9/01/11 10:40am

Facebook's Hiding Video-Chat In Its Messenger App

Boy, if you ever want to know what Facebook's planning next, just take a peek in its code. That's what one chap did yesterday when Facebook released its Messenger app, and discovered that video-chat will be added soon. » 8/10/11 6:15am 8/10/11 6:15am

Skype Video Chat Coming to Facebook?

You can already voice-chat with your Facebook pals using Skype, so isn't it fair that you get to see their lovely faces too? A snippet of Skype code discovered in Facebook last year suggested it was on the way, but we're as yet to see anything materialize. According to Bloomberg, the two companies are back in talks… » 3/07/11 7:40am 3/07/11 7:40am