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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Coho1, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. Coho1

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    SoJust updated Skype from the Market, hoping it would finally support video chat for the Droid 3, but it doesn't appear supported still. What gives? I was really looking forward to the front facing camera, but still not Skype support for it.
     

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    I was looking forward for Skype but I guess we will just have to sit back and wait. I tried Yahoo but the front camera doesn't work on it, and the audio was.....well...my ears are still sore from the quality. But I still have hope for the phone and its future. I am well impressed with it so far.
     
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    I got my skype update yesterday. I was disappointed that the motorola phones weren't on the "newly supported device" list. :(

    There was a check box to "enable video chat" and it even had the ability to choose Front/rear/no camera. BUT, the D3 isn't a listed "supported" device although they give the disclaimer that if you have Android 2.3 that it still *might* work despite not being on the list.

    I tried it. The quality was poor on 3G and not that much better on wifi. I could see the person on the PC, but they could never see me, and I could never see myself in the thumbnail spot where my own image should have been.

    I was actually kinda surprised that it's designed to work with video in landscape mode.

    I hope it gets better.
     
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    Bummer. We'll keep waiting, I guess.
     
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    Tango works pretty darn good. Perhaps that is why it has so many downloads. Not to mention you are guaranteed video across platforms to iOS users as well.
     
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    I guess we will keep waiting for Skype, but at least Tango is good.
     
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    Once Skype releases a working version for our D3s, I'm sure folks will post the good news here so we can all get the latest and greatest version. :cool:
     

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