In this week’s Google Play Weekly, we talk about Final Fantasy 6, AirPlay on Android, Hangouts getting SMS, HBO shows on the Play Store, and more!
Skype’s latest app for Android is reworked from ground up and now features a flatter, cleaner redesign inspired by Metro. Are apps and mobile platforms now moving toward this design philosophy?
The feature, which is currently in the Android app, allows you to take video up to three minutes long to send along to other Skypers. Once they log in to the service, your video message is ready for viewing. This function has been in beta for a while, but is now ready for prime time, and is available across all platforms.
The Verizon Messages app has been updated to support cross-platform SMS messaging. The app works on smartphones, tablets and PCs (via browser).
Does the smartwatch have a place on your wrist? Will it empty your pockets of that smartphone? We take a look at what could be.
The new video messaging feature, which was hinted back in December, is now available on Skype. Users can send up to three minutes of videos to their contacts.
Last year, Skype inked a deal with Mach — a mobile billing company – to try and take its VoIP service to new, uncharted territory. The partnership has borne fruit as the carrier billing option is now available for Russian customers.
The latest Skype for Android update still forces tablet owners to use the app in landscape mode, but making calls in portrait mode is now supported.
While not officially announced, a change in Skype’s Terms Of Service mentioned an until-now unheard feature called Video Messaging.
Skype for Android gets a pretty big makeover today with the introduction of version 3.0. Not only does Skype add a new tablet optimized UI, there is also improved sound quality, Microsoft Account support and much more.