OoVoo For iOS And Android Now Offers Movie Talk With Up To twelve Participants, Redmond Pie
Beginning with mere text talk back in the days of IRC, communicating online via voice and movie has now become commonplace, and thanks to the likes of Skype and FaceTime, it’s never been so effortless to have a face-to-face conversation with friends and relatives across the world from many different devices.
Given that FaceTime is a free feature on all iOS devices (as well as, of course, newer iterations of OS X), one might question the necessity for a developer to build a movie talk app for Apple’s mobile operating system. After all, FaceTime is sleek, relatively lag-free, and of course, native. But ooVoo takes the idea of movie communication and enhances it to greater heights – twelve-fold, you might say – since its latest update permits up to a dozen people to connect to the same group movie conversation.
While Apple’s FaceTime, which came along with a plethora of other superb fresh features in iOS four back in 2010, is undoubtedly one of the fruit company’s most-utilized software ventures, it only works for one-to-one talk, so if you want to have a group movie talk with participants scattered all over the world, you’re pretty stuck. But ooVoo Movie Talk, developed by ooVoo LLC, solves that problem with aplomb, and the service – as well as the app itself – is absolutely free of charge.
Along with movie, you can also send text messages and make normal phone calls, and given that calling certain international numbers can be an exceptionally costly gig indeed, ooVoo provides the ideal antidote.
The app description notes there are already forty six million, which is exceptional, and the quality is also comparable to that of Apple’s very own service.
To get began with ooVoo, you’ll need an iPhone four or 4S, an iPod touch, or an iPad two / fresh iPad. Movie calling can be achieved by using the iPhone 3GS, but since it doesn’t have a front-facing snapper of its own, you’ll have to use the rear camera – which will certainly be a little awkward.
Given that the original iPad doesn’t have a camera of any description, you won’t be able to make movie calls on it, albeit handily, it can still be used to make voice calls.
As well as iOS, the Android version has also been updated to cater to the 12-strong movie conference calling, a link to which can also be found below.
Download it, tell your friends about it, and blessed movie talking!
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