Discord is a newcomer to the chat scene, but it’s made a big splash. The app provides voice and text chat for groups, with an emphasis on gaming. However, it’s so sweet I’ve already started using it for everyday chat.
Mega has been on our radar for secure file storage ever since the file storage phoenix rose from the ashes of MegaUpload. Now, the company has created MegaChat, which it bills as a secure alternative to Skype, offering browser-based voice and video chat.
Mac: If you chat from your computer a lot, whether that's with Skype, Google Hangouts, or FaceTime, then you know how much of a pain it is to mute your microphone quickly if something loud happens. Push to Talk is an app that adds a simple hotkey mic toggle so those loud noises don't get through.
iOS/Android: Sidecar is a new voice calling app for iPhone and Android that makes free calls over Wi-Fi and shares data like videos, location, contact information, and pictures live when you're on the call.
Last week we asked you to share your favorite VoIP or voice chat tool, then we rounded up the best of the best for you to crown your most-loved utility. Now we're back with the results.
Whether you use them for business communication, talking to family over long distances, or just fragging your friends over the latest FPS, communication has been revolutionized by voice calling apps. Here's a look at the five most popular options for having voice conversations over the internet.
One of the revolutions that computers, including smart phones, have ushered into reality is long-distance and world-wide voice calling with little-to-no cost to the participants of the call. This week we want to hear about your favorite VoIP or voice chat application.
Today Google starts rolling out voice and video chat inside Gmail—which requires a free browser plug-in download, and, obviously, a webcam or microphone. Googler Justin Uberti explains: