Mobile may prove to be a market with major potential for growth. With the announced mega-acquisition of Skype by Microsoft, the world of Vo IP, group messaging, and chat apps has been brought into focus.Below are eight i Phone and Android apps that rate highly in our App Rank metric.Make free video calls on supported devices from your mobile to oo Voo friends on mobile phones or on computers.(CNN) -- With the recent popularity of video chat, Verizon Wireless may want to change its slogan to: Can you see me now? internet users have used a video-chat service, such as Skype, Google Talk or i Chat.Nearly one-fifth of American adults have used video-calling features on their computers or cell phones, according to a report by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. Unfortunately for Verizon, much of the hype surrounding video chat in the last few months can be attributed to the success of Apple's i Phone 4, exclusively available on rival network AT&T.ONLY SUPPORTED ON: HTC Evo 3G & 4G, Samsung Epic, Samsung Galaxy S GT-i9000, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3.0, and T-Mobile My Touch 4G, Dell Streak 5, Nexus S and Galaxy S 4G.
Apple didn't invent video calling, but the technology giant has helped popularize the application for hand-held devices thanks to its Face Time software.
In September, the Cupertino, California, company released a new i Pod Touch with two cameras that work with Face Time. homes own at least one camera phone, according to a survey by PMA Marketing Research.