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Have a video chat from the hotel, say hi to your wife or husband and say goodnight to your kids.

Being able to see them and talk to them really makes the trip much less painful.

The call initiated a regular chat, but the video stream remained blank.

Maybe there was something buried in the Skype settings on the desktop app that might have gotten the whole thing working, but in my book if it’s really that complicated to get it to work right, then it doesn’t belong on the list of best mobile video chatting apps.

A few years ago, Grant wrote about Qik, and I wrote about using it to integrate video into your blog.

The truth is, Qik was not only one of the best video streaming apps back then, but it’s also a really cool way to have a video chat with family or friends when you’re on the road.

I’ve run through about 5 different apps that promise to deliver video chatting well, but narrowed it down to two that actually do.

There is one particular app that deserves an honorable mention, because I’ve used it for so many years.

Audio controls are located right on the text chat icon bar.

Are either of these your favorite, or do you have some other app you use to video chat with friends and family?

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The web version is probably the fastest and most convenient way to stay in touch with others on the Qik network.

Here I am connected from the website to my mobile that’s streaming live video to Qik in the other room.

Trying to squeeze streaming video from a 2 megapixel camera over a 2G mobile data line was one thing, but streaming 5 megapixel video through a 4G data network or higher is a whole different story.

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