Qik mobile video-streaming application comes to BlackBerry


Qik, the popular mobile video-streaming service, has just launched a client for BlackBerry devices. Qik allows users to stream video from their mobile device to websites and blogs over a 3G, Wi-Fi or GPRS connection. As of sometime this morning, it now works on RIM devices running BlackBerry OS 4.5 and above, including the Pearl 8120, Pearl 8130, and the recently released BlackBerry Bold. Qik clients for the BlackBerry Curve and Flip 8220 should be available soon…

Qik and Flixwagon both testing live video streaming on the iPhone


The iPhone 3G may’ve lacked a video-conferencing feature so desperately craved by users, however this week both Qik and Flixwagon have announced they’re bringing their mobile video streaming service to the iPhone. You may be wondering how that’s possible with the iPhone lacking in, err, video capabilities, however both companies have worked around that obvious flaw by the sounds of things.

Flixwagon has developed software for jailbroken iPhones allowing for video to be streamed to the Flixwagon site live, or post-stream as it even stores footage for you. The news will only appeal to those who’ve actually hacked their iPhones of course, although the company claims they’re working on a legal version that’ll launch in the App store at a later date…

Qik allows Window Mobile users to live-stream video from handsets


I’ve never used Qik before, but know from many of my Twitter contacts that the mobile video streaming service is hugely popular, particularly with heavyweights such as Michael Arrington, Loic Le Meur, and Kevin Rose.

The reason I’ve never used it before is because until today, it’s been limited to a select few S60 handsets, and not Windows Mobile-enabled phones, like I use. However the company has launched a limited Alpha test for Samsung Blackjack and Motorola Q phones, and will hopefully roll the…