Some Hangouts users are reporting the ability to draw and send pictures to their contacts. It all looks a little sketchy.
Microsoft has confirmed that new Windows Phone handsets that launch with the imminent Mango software will feature front-facing cameras and Skype integration.
Google may release Gingerbread 2.3.4 at Google I/O next month, complete with the ability to make video calls through Gmail.
RIM has revealed that the BlackBerry PlayBook will offer a proprietary video-calling app, very much in the style of the iPad 2's FaceTime application.
An Apple iPad featuring FaceTime videocalling is due to be released in early 2011, according to reports from Apple's suppliers in Asia.
Apple has decided that video calling isn't a dead technology, and added new Facetime functionality into the new iPhone 4.