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which video calling app actually works?

do you know if that version or any versin of skype works with the photon or evo 3d?

My understanding is that it was a hacked version of the Skype app done specifically for just the Droid3. People were annoyed that the D3 shipped with the front-facing camera but there was no way to really use it for anything much. So, some very bright coder over at XDA solved that little problem for us.

Susan and I just installed this version, and after enabling the Video Calls option it seems to work just great over 3G. Kind of cool !

Since we don't have source from the XDA guy, there is no way to be absolutely certain this version has not been hacked in some malicious way as well, but I think that is unlikely.

I can't say personally anything about the photon or evo3d. I have heard enough to know those are other Android phones, but the Droid3 is my first and only smartphone ever. My older son got an original Droid a year or so ago, and I tried it and thought it was sluggish and the keyboard was not useful, and the virtual keyboard was impossible for me, so I stuck with an old LG VXsomething flip-phone. Then Verizon announced that if I didn't get an unlimited data plan by such and such a date, I would never be able to, and I had to get a smartphone in order to get an unlimited data plan. I got a Thunderbolt and Susan got an X2, but within the 14 days we both upgraded to the newly released Droid3's, for various reasons. No regrets. So, anyway, I'm new to all this. The Droid3 is like a really small laptop, lighter than my Toshiba Portege even, with built-in GPS !
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haha thats awesome! yeah it really is a small computer!

fyi, the very small tiny stuckwhite pixel thing isnt really bothering me. its more of the knowledge that bugs me than the actual thing its self. so i feel im going to keep this phone because its a demon i need to conquer.

as for the video chat app, any word if sky or qik or any app will officially support the D3 in the near future?
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I, too, have to suggest the hacked Skype. Does it even require root? Idk. I got my D3 the day root was obtained for it and never thought twice.

Come to think of it, no it dosnt, its a standard apk. It should install like any other apk unrooted.

Here's a link to the build i have,
Skype v11 Apk Android

I have tested this on my droid 3, its still a wee bit glitchy, but when its working right, video and audio is smooth as glass, needs minor adjustments, if anybody is having issues feel free to PM me, ill make a list of what settings im running and then post them here
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