We now have the technology—and the broadband and cellular speed—to see each other when we want to chat. And when it comes to video-calling apps, you’ve got a plethora of options to pick from on phones, laptops, and even TVs. Here are the ones we like the most, ranked.
Facebook Messenger just introduced video calling. Since Messenger is supposed to be a full-fledged communication plaform, this feels a little overdue. But overdue doesn’t mean welcome: Now our Facebook friends have the ability to cold video call us whenever chat is turned on.
Skype’s 2.1 Android app supports a wide range of phones and tablets now, including Samsung’s Galaxy S, S II and Galaxy Tab; HTC’s Desire, Thunderbolt, Sensation and EVO 3D and 4G; plus a bunch of Sony Ericsson devices. [AndroidMarket via AndroidPolice]