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Registered: ‎12-18-2011
My Device: BB9300 and Playbook
My Carrier: Talk Mobile

Anyway yet to video call between PB & other devices?

I know Skype doesn't work, why they don't there must be some reason, licensing issue or something, but is there any other way to video chat between a playbook and an Android phone for example yet?

I hear this all the time and thought it would have a solution by now. I've ordered a second playbook as think there really great little tablets, but need to video chat between other devices to

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My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: Anyway yet to video call between PB & other devices?

umm..yep, this has been answered here in the Playbook section many many times.

 

I think an app ReelPortal will do just what you need. Try it and see.




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Posts: 101
Registered: ‎09-14-2012
My Device: Playbook 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, Z10
My Carrier: Wind Mobile

Re: Anyway yet to video call between PB & other devices?

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Download ComWave ePhone on your Playbook. You get a phone number. You can call any phone number in Canada and US FOR FREE!

 

This is new. Not even Skype offers a free number and free calls to Canada and US!

 

It does video call. I have not tried video calling to a Skype #. May be you can tell me.

 

P.S. I find Playbook video chat works very well provided you have a good Wifi link.

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Posts: 253
Registered: ‎08-19-2010
My Device: BB10, Playbook, 9900, 9800, 9700, 9550, 9530, 9500, 8700.
My Carrier: TT

Re: Anyway yet to video call between PB & other devices?

I installed Comwave ephone. It is great for playbook.

The application website:
ePhone VoIP App With calling to almost 60 Countries | Comwave
The application at BlackBery App world
Free Comwave Mobile - Download Comwave Mobile - Free Apps from BlackBerry App World

Installation:
1.download from Appworld
2.register a user name and email, and then the company will send you a password.
3.after login, the application will pop-up.
4.Enjoy it.

-Fight with BB10
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Registered: ‎09-20-2012
My Device: Playbook 64gb (wifi)
My Carrier: orange UK

Re: Anyway yet to video call between PB & other devices?

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Use www.faceflow.com This programme is exactly the same as skype but better, It has video conferencing. Both the sender and receiver must log into the site, become 'friends', same as skype. That's all there is to it. Oh, by the way it is cross o/s as it uses the site through a browser.  Hope this helps

 

Regards

 

Ross

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