Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




3329 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 55

Trusted

Topic # 82735 4-May-2011 22:32 Send private message

Finally, the wait is over!

http://www.viber.com/android-techcrunch/

Although it is beta at the moment. Works perfectly on the HTC Desire HD.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2 | 3
2383 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 58

Trusted

  Reply # 465508 4-May-2011 22:43 Send private message

Just saw this and got it on my sgs




Current Devices: HTC One
Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

Consultant @ProvokeZoo

All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.

4287 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 325

Trusted

  Reply # 465528 5-May-2011 00:09 Send private message

Beta already closed.

So is it any good?




Twitter: @nztechfreak
Blogs: AndroidNZ.net


1989 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 15


  Reply # 465529 5-May-2011 00:11 Send private message

can someone share the api pleaseeeeee.




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?



3329 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 55

Trusted

  Reply # 465547 5-May-2011 06:35 Send private message

It works flawlessly, however, doesn't integrate into the "People" list. Must open up Viber app to see who is available and online.

2383 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 58

Trusted

  Reply # 465550 5-May-2011 07:19 Send private message

You can leave it running in the background and it uses only ~2mb of memory. not sure what the effect on battery life is like.




Current Devices: HTC One
Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

Consultant @ProvokeZoo

All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.



3329 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 55

Trusted

  Reply # 465555 5-May-2011 07:43 Send private message

lokhor: You can leave it running in the background and it uses only ~2mb of memory. not sure what the effect on battery life is like.


OK have installed it for just under 12 hours and so far I haven't noticed shortened battery life at all. Will report back later with more... 

2383 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 58

Trusted

  Reply # 465578 5-May-2011 08:31 Send private message

Do you leave 3G on all the time? I have JuiceDefender which turns it on only once every 15 minutes which might hamper my ability to use Viber. I don't have anyone to call/talk to currently anyhow




Current Devices: HTC One
Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

Consultant @ProvokeZoo

All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.

1567 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Trusted

  Reply # 465648 5-May-2011 10:46 Send private message

So what is the benefit of Viber over Skype or Google Talk?




Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat New Zealand as a Solution Architect for all things Linux, Virtual and of course Cloud. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.

52 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 465651 5-May-2011 10:49 Send private message

I still can get it here http://www.viber.com/android-beta/
but I cant exit viber after I load it. so I have no idea is it on push or just normal in background drain battery.

benefit is get your iphone mate call you because they dont have gtalk

1209 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 84


  Reply # 465655 5-May-2011 10:56 Send private message

Edit: Currently downloading the betaCool 

2383 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 58

Trusted

  Reply # 465657 5-May-2011 11:03 Send private message

I got a message from Viber (on Viber) saying there is a beta update but it errors when I click it. 




Current Devices: HTC One
Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

Consultant @ProvokeZoo

All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.

1209 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 84


  Reply # 465688 5-May-2011 12:28 Send private message

i have downloaded the file but when i run it I can't get past the setup screen where i enter phone number, pops up with a error message telling me i need to go online to above site to become a beta tester (which i have already done)

52 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 465698 5-May-2011 12:55 Send private message

is not very clear and iphone mate keep calling me and asking did you buy an iphone

375 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 466033 6-May-2011 08:26 Send private message

http://viber.com/download

this is the viber beta download page
for anyone who wish to try viber




Cheapest Online Bookstore Free Worldwide Delivery

http://www.bookdepository.com/?a_aid=lhou021
 
MOBILE: Motorola G (Official 4.4.2)
TABLET: Samsung Galaxy tablet + Asus VivoTab Windows 8.1
OTHER: Asus laptop + Samsung ChromeBook

2239 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 81

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 466047 6-May-2011 09:18 Send private message

openmedia: So what is the benefit of Viber over Skype or Google Talk?

On the iPhone version at least, free messaging.  Thats all I use it for since voice calls are rubbish.




Broadcast Engineer Media Services Group Vodafone New Zealand

 1 | 2 | 3
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by Shadowfoot on 24-Oct-2014 20:33 (63 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


House Auctions
Created by t0ny, last reply by meesham on 24-Oct-2014 20:17 (26 replies)
Pages... 2


Neon - Sky's new streaming service
Created by JarrodM, last reply by compost on 24-Oct-2014 20:49 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark Socialiser
Created by freitasm, last reply by freitasm on 22-Oct-2014 18:39 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


30 too old to get into IT?
Created by Interslice, last reply by shk292 on 24-Oct-2014 20:39 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by gzt on 21-Oct-2014 14:58 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by Paul1977 on 24-Oct-2014 11:16 (107 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


5Ghz AP recommendations?
Created by ubergeeknz, last reply by sbiddle on 24-Oct-2014 12:42 (12 replies)


Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.