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Qik Premium Service for Android Users

Qik Video has been around for a while now, allowing Android users to video chat and record/share videos for free right from their devices. Now users can enhance their Qik

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Skype Acquires Qik for $100 Million

Today at CES, Skype announced their acquisition of Qik, the popular mobile video streaming and video calling service. The agreement was finalized at $100 million.

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T-Mobile and Qik bring video chatting up a level.

Video chatting and Front Facing Cameras are still relatively new, and it’s still unclear whether or not everyone wants it. This causes a problem for software makers who want everyone

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Justin.tv Gets in on Android Streaming Action

The live streaming and broadcasting space gets a little more crowded today with the addition of the Justin.tv application.  Designed for phones running Android 1.6 and above, the free app

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Qik Sees “Unprecedented” Workload on Servers Thanks to EVO 4G

HTC EVO 4G owners trying to use Qik Video over the weekend found themselves running into all sorts of connection issues thanks to overwhelming and unprecedented demand.  The Qik blog

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Qik Details Premium Features for EVO 4G

So you’ve probably heard over the last few weeks that Qik was going to be charging for some new, premium services now that the EVO 4G is out. Qik passed

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Qik Responds: Core Capability of 2-way Video Chat to be Free

We received an email late this evening from Qik co-founder Bhaskar Roy who wanted to clear the air on the recent rumor that their video chat service will run an

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Skype Intends to “Set the Bar on Mobile Video Calling”

As we gear up for the release of the HTC EVO 4G, software developers, and fans, are turning their focus to the front-facing camera and the possibilities that rest within. 

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The EVO 4G in Action; Qik Video Chatting Rocks

Last night I attended the Sprint EVO 4G event in New York city. Of course, I brought along my handy little video camera, just in case I saw something you

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Stream Your Future Memories Real-Time with Qik

Ever find yourself wishing you had a webcam with you while on the go?  Let’s say you’re at grandma’s birthday party and want to share a video of her blowing

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QIK Supports 720×480 Streaming on DROID

You can thank the folks at Motorola for this one.  Now that the DROID is out and Android hardware has started creeping upwards, Qik went and retooled their app to

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Ustream vs. Qik: A Video Webcasting Smackdown

When Ustream‘s video webcasting app hit the market on Friday, my first thought was, “I wonder how it compares to Qik?” Once the rough edges are polished off, Ustream’s app

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Ustream’s Mobile Streaming App Lands on Android

One of the major competitors to Qik, Ustream, has made dropped their Android app on us.  Available by the time you read this, the app allows users to broadcast video

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Video Streaming App Hits Market a Tad Qik-er Than Expected

Somehow an early Alpha version of live video streaming app Qik made its way to Android is today.  We say “somehow” because it comes a few days earlier than the