With the announced mega-acquisition of Skype by Microsoft, the world of Vo IP, group messaging, and chat apps has been brought into focus.Aside from Skype, which is the uncontested king of the category, there are a bunch of other great apps that can also do chat, group messaging, and video or voice calling.No problem, make the call with Viber and if they don’t have Viber the call will be made using your regular phone IM (Android) Chat with IM All-in-One instant messenger on Skype, Facebook, AIM, MSN, Yahoo!, ICQ, Jabber, Google Talk and My Space IM in real-time.
Make calls to any other person who has Tango installed on their phone anywhere in the world for free.
fring operates over multiple connection options (3G, Wi Fi, GPRS, Edge) directly from one integrated friends list.
See your friends’ real-time status and share your own; make yourself available at all times using push notification.
Whats App Messenger provides i Phone users with the familiar look-and-feel of desktop instant messaging programs, right on their i Phone.
Key features: no monthly fees, no international charges, no PINs or usernames, no login / logout, push notifications.
Start a Tango call with just voice, and easily move into a video call when you have something to share.