Passengers in flight could make voice calls and exchange text messages using a new service from Gogo, but that doesn't mean your seatmate will be able to blab all through your next flight.
Skype's Android app has received a much-needed overhaul, adding a new look and greatly improved video call quality.
TextNow is jumping into the low-cost wireless service fray, with smartphone plans that start at $19 per month for data-based service that relies on Voice over IP for calls.
Google Voice users bummed by the lack of call features in Hangouts have cause to rejoice.
The technology to implement Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) is maturing, but mobile operators won't roll out telephony services in earnest until 2015. At the same time apps like Skype and Fring are growing quickly in popularity, according to Infonetics Research.
ZRTPCPP, an open-source library that's used by several applications offering end-to-end encrypted phone calls, contained three vulnerabilities that could have enabled arbitrary code execution and denial-of-service attacks, according to researchers from security firm Azimuth Security.
Skype announced Monday that its video-messaging service, which allows users to send a video of three minutes or less to any of their Skype contacts, is now out of beta and free to all users.
Google may be nudging us to Hangouts via Gmail, but doing so now limits some of the Google Voice functions.
After racking up 200 million mobile users, communications app Viber has jumped to the desktop with a new app that includes video calling capabilities—a first for the service.
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