7/9/2010

iPhone Video Chat over 3G, YouTube updates mobile site

Here’s https://www.compareandrecycle.co.uk’s round-up of the latest technology news:

Fring adds Video Chat over 3G

Many iPhone users have been enjoying face to face video chat with the FaceTime app on the new iPhone 4, but until now you’ve been restricted to only using video chat in a Wi-Fi hotspot.

An update to the Fring app has changed all that though and now you can chat using your 3G connection, enjoying the full benefits of the front camera on the iPhone 4 when using Fring. If you have a limited allowance of web usage beware however since video chat can use a lot of that up very quickly.

YouTube Mobile Site Updated

YouTube has updated their mobile site to improve it in a number of areas, including HTML5 video support.

The site now feels more like an app than a web page and in some areas out does the iPhone YouTube app. It’s faster than before and has significantly improved video quality on the iPhone.

Some parts of the iPhone app that have been left lagging behind the desktop site, such as Liking and Disliking videos instead of giving them a star rating, have been rectified in the new mobile site which now rates videos in the same way as the full site.

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