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It may not share the same level of name recognition as FaceTime
(or heck, even Fring
), but Tango's multi-platform videocalling app
is still a very real alternative. So real, in fact, that it was just used in an episode of The Big Bang Theory
as a highly fictional (and severely busted) character makes an outlandish videocall to a mythical group of friends. Or was it all just a dream? Hop on down to the source link (and fast-forward to the 13th minute) to find out.