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[Eng] Skype now offers free group video calls on desktop and Xbox One

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In order to compete with Google Hangouts, Skype has made group video calls free on the desktop and Xbox One

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http://www.engadget.com/2014/04/28/skype-free-group-video-calls-on-desktop-and-xbox-one/
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Cool, I'll have to check it out. My group uses Oovoo for free video calls but inevitably someone gets crapware from the updates because they don't read each installer page and click "Yes" to some bundled-in search toolbar. Much rather use Skype.
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Oddly enough, after I purchased an Xbox One several months ago, i've been able to do conference calls of PC.
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Hangouts works just fine.
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skype is only still around because of thier name.
hangouts does so much more, better.
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Originally Posted by t00sl0w View Post

skype is only still around because of thier name.
hangouts does so much more, better.

i wouldn't say that, a lot people still use Skype, i agree hangout is better but i wont switch to hangout until Google get there head out there *** and make a hangout application instead of a chrome extension
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Sweet. Free group video calls.
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