Five apps for video calls and collaboration


Skype has recently introduced a Facebook video-call option so that you can use Skype from within Facebook by clicking the Call button at the top of a Facebook friend's profile. If you want to spring for Skype Premium at $4.99 per month, you can video chat with up to 10 people at once. If you're happy with the free version of Skype, you're limited to one-to-one video calls.


Katherine Murray is a technology writer and the author of more than 60 books on a variety of topics, ranging from small business technology to green computing to blogging to Microsoft Office 2010. Her most recent books include Microsoft Office 2010 P...