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

How to Video Chat From Your Couch Without Breaking the Bank

Video chatting—the future is now! But it sure is expensive. Between Logitech's Revue ($300 for the box and $150 for the cam), and Cisco's $600 Roman emperor-priced offering, you might feel left out. But you have (affordable) options. » 10/07/10 12:40pm 10/07/10 12:40pm

When Is Apple Adding FaceTime Support to Computers?

It should have been there when it was first introduced: FaceTime videoconferencing between iPhone/iPod touch and desktop computers. The latest rumor is that it is coming. For Macs, Apple could incorporate FaceTime support in iChat. The article doesn't mention how they are planning to do it on Windows. » 9/10/10 12:16pm 9/10/10 12:16pm

MobileASL: The First Mobile Phone for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

And it doesn't require users to wear a crazy looking glove. MobileASL incorporates compressed video signals, increased image quality around the face and hands, and motion detection to make it a better option than other mobile video conferencing services. » 8/16/10 11:40pm 8/16/10 11:40pm

Latest iPad/iPhone SDK Mentions Front-Facing Camera, Camera Flash, and …

The latest iPad/iPhone SDK not only makes it easier for developers to build universal iPad/iPhone apps, but it also appears to have support for a front-facing camera, zoom, camera flash, and video conferencing. Oh, and some snazzy accept/decline buttons. » 2/23/10 10:40pm 2/23/10 10:40pm