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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  • Tango Text, Voice & Video

    Name: Tango Text, Voice & Video

    Developer: TangoMe

    Platform: Android | iOS

    Price: $Free

    If you're not a fan of Skype, Tango is a fair alternative. You can make video and voice calls, send text messages and play games with friends and family. The app also has a useful group chat feature for more than two callers. 


  • Google+

    Name: Google+

    Developer: Google

    Platform: Android | iOS | Windows Phone |

    Price: $Free

    Google+ as a social network may not rival Facebook in size or user base, but the Hangout feature does set it apart. You can make 'calls' to invite Google+ contacts to join a multi-user conversation online, or be content to share status updates and images. The 'effects' feature in a Hangout are worth a look too, if you want to see yourself with a crown or pirate hat. 


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.
  • Missing !

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

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