Top iOS, Android, Windows Phone apps for staying in touch

Top iOS, Android, Windows Phone apps for staying in touch

Summary: Whether to keep up with your friends or to support a long-distance relationship, there are plenty of apps across all platforms to help you stay in touch.

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  • TextMe International

    Name: TextMe International

    Developer: TextMe 

    Platform: Android | iOS

    Price: $Free

    Sometimes, we don't want a lengthy conversation or video-based call, and instead, just want to be able to send a quick note to a friend, wherever they are in the world. Via the app, you can send free international texts to the U.S., Canada and in total over 40 countries, link your contacts to Dropbox content, and make calls via voice or video. 

  • Skype

    Name: Skype

    Developer: Skype Communications

    Platform: Android | iOS | Windows Phone |

    Price: $Free

    Skype is a well-known popular app used across PCs and mobile devices. The free service -- unless you also want an international Skype number -- can be used to make voice and video calls, as well as to send instant messages. 

     

  • ooVoo Video Call, Text and Voice

    Name: ooVoo Video Call, Text and Voice

    Developer: ooVoo

    Platform: Android | iOS

    Price: $Free 

    ooVoo allows you to sent free video and voice calls, add up to 12 people to a video conference, as well as sent texts to contacts. With over 90 million users, the cross-platform service's popularity is based on one main thing: high-quality video.

    In the same way that Google Hangouts does, this app allows you to apply a number of filters and effects while on a video call. 

     

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Topics: Mobility, Android, iOS, iPhone, iPad, Networking

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  • poorly researched article

    I have a windows phone and there is no google+. Clearly you do not talk to friends are all platforms. the best ones that everyone has(IOS,Android, Windows phone and Blackberry) so far are Whatsapp, viber, skype, facebook messenger.
    Jsinghroy
  • Missing !

    Author dropped Whatsapp !!,silly its one of the best crossplatform and clocking billions of text dialy: WindowsPhone,Android,iOS,Nokia Symbian,blackberry,......
    sadiqna
  • Missing Viber and Voxer

    Almost everyone I know uses Viber to keep in touch. Some use Voxer but not as many.
    Spartan-Runner