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…

Microsoft warns users about fake Skype app

by on July 19, 2012 7:51 am

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…


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…


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…


With the arrival of Viber into the Android Market, making free calls with your Android phone is becoming easier and better. Carriers might be putting a choke hold on unlimited data plans but that doesn’t mean that you’re losing out. Free WiFi hotspots are still popping up everywhere plus you’ve…

Skype for Android now available

by on October 5, 2010 4:48 am

It has been a long time coming but now Skype is available “on a wide range of Android phones”. The get the bad news out of the way first, Skype has only been tested on HTC and Motorola devices with Android OS 2.1 and above. Right now there are some…