3D video conferencing from notebook computers (Image credit: Patent Bolt).

The US Patent and Trademark Office has published an application by Google for a stereoscopic setup in a notebook computer (or other mobile device) that enables 3D video conferencing. Other possibilities are likewise explored, such as multi-party sharing of a single notebook for conferencing.

viber android

The popular VoIP and messaging application Viber has received a nice update today, which brings group messaging among other new features, as well as a number of tweaks to the user interface.

Developed... by Israeli company Viber Media, the app is a strong competitor to Skype or WhatsApp, and, with the new update, it will also encroach on the territory of established group messaging apps such as Beluga or CloudTalk....

skype-beware-of-fakes

A couple of weeks ago Trend Micro spotted a fake version of Skype for offer. Now Microsoft, who own Skype, has published some more details about this malware dressed up as a legitimate app.

How... the malware works is like this: once an unsuspecting user installs the app, it sends SMS messages to premium rate numbers without the users’ consent. This costs the user money which goes straight into the malw...

Skye-Infographic-front

Ever wonder how big of an impact Skype has made since it first touched down on the Android platform two years ago? Wonder no more, because the company has laid down all the essential information... on the following Infographic.

Skype for Android — now the most popular video calling app on the platform — has been downloaded over 70 million times from Google Play Store. With 23.36%...

rebtel-voip-android-tablet

Just like Skype, Rebtel is a VoIP program that lets users call family and friends for free or cheaper than regular phone calls – via Wi-Fi and 3G/4G, respectively... – straight from their smart mobile device. And the company, which describes itself as the “world’s largest mobile VoIP company after Skype,” announced today the launch of its Rebtel 2.0 Android...

new-Skype

The ubiquitous VoIP and instant messaging app Skype, available on Android since October 2010, has received quite the update today. Available to download on Google Play, the new 2.8.0.9320 version... brings a new instant messaging view, video rotation support for more Android devices, as well as faster start up times. Below is our quick impression of the updated Skype app for Android.

Starting f...

sipdroid

If you need to make or receive a voice call in an area that has marginal cell service, you can still do so with your Android smartphone. Using your internet bandwidth, you can now make VoIP... phone calls.

Voice over Internet Protocol technology (VoIP) is one way you can make phone calls even without traditional telephone copper wires. Especially if your network signal has been play...