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Topic # 82735 4-May-2011 22:32
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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.

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  Reply # 465508 4-May-2011 22:43
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Just saw this and got it on my sgs




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  Reply # 465528 5-May-2011 00:09
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Beta already closed.

So is it any good?




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  Reply # 465529 5-May-2011 00:11
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can someone share the api pleaseeeeee.




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  Reply # 465547 5-May-2011 06:35
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It works flawlessly, however, doesn't integrate into the "People" list. Must open up Viber app to see who is available and online.

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  Reply # 465550 5-May-2011 07:19
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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.




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  Reply # 465555 5-May-2011 07:43
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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... 

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  Reply # 465578 5-May-2011 08:31
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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




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  Reply # 465648 5-May-2011 10:46
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So what is the benefit of Viber over Skype or Google Talk?




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  Reply # 465651 5-May-2011 10:49
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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

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  Reply # 465655 5-May-2011 10:56
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Edit: Currently downloading the betaCool 

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  Reply # 465657 5-May-2011 11:03
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I got a message from Viber (on Viber) saying there is a beta update but it errors when I click it. 




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  Reply # 465688 5-May-2011 12:28
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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)

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  Reply # 465698 5-May-2011 12:55
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is not very clear and iphone mate keep calling me and asking did you buy an iphone

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  Reply # 466033 6-May-2011 08:26
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http://viber.com/download

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




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  Reply # 466047 6-May-2011 09:18
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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.




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