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fring has released Video Calls + IM for iPad (free), offering video calling to eager customers. The app is the first free video call app for the iPad to offer group calling (Cisco's WebEx offers group video calls via iPad but is enterprise software and priced as such), with support for up to four...

June 27th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Fring has updated its popular iOS IM app to allow group video calls on the iPhone. This is a first for group video calling on any iOS device as far as I know, and its a much welcome feature. The group video calling allows you to video chat with up to three of your other friends over 3G, 4G or Wi-F...

April 27th 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Sure, we may all remember the Skype and Fring video calling debacle, but that's all water under the bridge for Fring as it launches its Group Video Calling beta. That's right, you and four buddies can now video chat in real time from your iPhone or Android set -- if you're one of the lucky few to ge...

April 8th 2011 at 6:20pm 0 Comments
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fring is working on a group video chat implementation for its iOS and Android apps. The update will eventually allow users to chat with up to four participants on-screen at once; fring's developers are allowing users to sign up for a beta version so that they can test it out before it's officially...

April 5th 2011 at 11:45pm 0 Comments
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If you're a fan of FaceTime on your iPhone / iPod touch, but are frustrated with the Wi-Fi only restrictions, then Fring (the voice, video and instant chat app) is most likely your go-to app for video calling over 3G. Since there's no sign of Skype implementing video calling on the iPhone over Wi-...

December 10th 2010 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Fring is working hard to seize on this (hopefully temporary) gap in the video chat firmament, where Google is lacking in a first party mobile video chat solution, Apple's supposedly open FaceTime standard has yet to be opened, and Skype is dragging its feet on a mobile video call implementation. We...

December 6th 2010 at 3:05pm 0 Comments
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We didn't think competition in the cheapo calls market was quite so intense, but here we are, with Fring and Skype gunning for each other with near-simultaneous launches. After Skype finally released its long-awaited Android app, Fring is countering with an Android rollout of its own FringOut servi...

October 5th 2010 at 6:15am 0 Comments
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When we first caught wind of Fring a while back, Skype compatibility was the draw, but as the years progressed and Fring grew some, the VoIP services didn't exactly get along. Today, the company's taking matters into its own hands with the not-so-subtly named FringOut, which appears to provide even...

September 19th 2010 at 7:16pm 0 Comments