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One is online: Queen joins first official video call

Jun 11, 2020 - 9:01 PM

Queen Elizabeth II logs in from Windsor Castle, where she has been staying during the COVID-19 outbreak, to speak with carers and discuss how they have been coping

QUEEN ON (VIDEO) CALL. In this file photo taken on November 26, 2019 Britain's Queen Elizabeth II visits the new headquarters of the Royal Philatelic society in London on November 26, 2019. File photo by Tolga Akmen/AFP

Globe reports making Philippines' first international 5G video call

Feb 26, 2020 - 7:12 PM

Globe says the call with Thailand's AIS lasted more than 3 minutes, and is done without a glitch


Portal use may affect ads you get on Facebook-owned services

Oct 17, 2018 - 7:29 PM

Data gleaned from Portal use could, technically, be used in ads on Facebook-owned services, but it's unclear if the company will go ahead and do so

Facebook launches Portal, an AI video-calling device

Oct 09, 2018 - 11:34 AM

The device, which will be available for pre-order in the United States from Monday, is designed to allow users to make video calls at home without having to stand immediately in front of the screen or hold a phone at arm's length.

PORTAL, BY FACEBOOK. Facebook's Portal is a video calling device that has Alexa and artificial intelligence built-in. Image from Facebook.

Slack to introduce video calls

Dec 14, 2016 - 2:07 PM

Slack users will soon be able to tap a camera button within the voice call window to enable video calls on the service

VIDEO CALLS ON SLACK. Slack is set to introduce the new feature in the coming days. Screen shot from Slack blog.

WhatsApp comes out with cross-platform video calling

Nov 15, 2016 - 6:51 PM

Users will be able to make video calls to other WhatsApp users whether they re on Android iPhone or Windows Phone devices

Facebook Messenger gets video calling in select countries

Apr 28, 2015 - 8:50 PM

Users in select countries where the service will be available can now just tap a button to switch a Messenger conversation into a video call

VIDEO CALLING. Image from Facebook.

Apple Watch, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus (TechRap)

Sep 16, 2014 - 4:27 PM

Apple reveals iPhone 6 iPhone 6 plus and the Apple Watch but competitors Samsung and other companies come up with quick and witty comebacks

Win plane tickets by calling overseas with LINE

Dec 25, 2013 - 10:52 PM

Do you have the LINE app? Make a call overseas and get a chance to win a free international flight ticket