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Video Chat News: Camfrog Client 1.7 (Mac OS X) Released

It seems these days with the advent of the new Intel based macs, that Mac users are fast getting just as many applications to enjoy cam chat sessions as Windows users have enjoyed for so long. Hot on the heals of the release of the Windows based Camfrog 5.1, Camfrog’s blog blog.camfrog.com has announced a new release of their new…

Video Chat News: Yahoo! Messenger for Mac 3.0 beta Update

Over at the Yahoo! Messenger Blog they have announced an update to Yahoo! Messenger for Mac 3.0 beta. The Mac version of Yahoo! Messenger includes webcam functionality as well as most of the features present in the Windows version, with the unique Macintosh feel. Some of the new features include the ability to set different visibility levels for various friends,…

Video Chat News: Spotlight on ooVoo

A serious competitor to Skype has emerged on the market in the forum of ooVoo. With its funky name (ooVoo is the symbol or emoticon used when chatters are referring to watching video, its essentially two sets of eyes looking at each other via video). Unlike many similar products which are essentially instant messenger’s with video tacked on, ooVoo is…

Video Chat News: Camfrog 5.1 (Windows) Released

Here at Video Chat 101 we are currently putting together a review on Camfrog, Camfrog Client 5.1 for Windows was released on the 3rd of July. UPDATE: Check out our review of Camfrog 5.1 here Video Chat Review : Camfrog 5.1 For those of you all ready using Camfrog you can check out the change log here which informs us…

Video Chat News: iSpQ VideoChat 8 beta 3 for MacOS X

Great news for Mac owners, iSpQ has released iSpQ VideoChat 8 beta 3 for OS X. You can download it and give it a go (bear in mind it is still in beta) over at the iSpQ beta site beta.ispq.com. You can check out more information at the iSpQ blog. The website is a great place to visit as it…

Video Chat News: Skype 4.0 Improvements in Video Announced

Skype has announced that its newest incarnation of its wildly successful application will have an upgrade preformed on its Video calls service. Amongst other developments the default viewing window for Skype video calls has been upgraded to display in a much larger window. Those of you who use Skype regularly will agree the current window is a bit on the…

Video Chat News: Yahoo Messenger for Vista Cam Chat

Windows Vista users rejoice! not only has an updated version of Yahoo! Messenger for Vista been released, but over at the Yahoo! Messenger Blog its reported that web cam functionality will be added soon. For those not in the know, the Windows Vista release of Yahoo! Messenger has not had video chat added to it, the folks at Yahoo! have…

Video Chat News: Paltalk Express (Beta)

Paltalk have launched Paltalk Express – beta. The folks over at Paltalk have added Paltalk Express in addition to Paltalk Scene (watch for a review in coming days) Paltalk Express allows people to log in and interact using their paltalk account without having to have Paltalk Scene (formerly known as Paltalk messenger) software installed on the pc they are using…