Skype update allows video-calling over iPhone 3G

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Up until yesterday the mobile Skype application had been limited with features and did not included video-calling like its desktop counterpart did. Skype released the latest update for the iPhone and iPod touch, among the improvements is the addition of video-calling for the iPhone 4, it allows a user to make video calls on either WiFi and or 3G network connections. Its ability to make video-calls over 3G is a surprise because Facetime from Apple is still restricted to making video-calls over WiFi.

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Skype for Android released, Wi-Fi only in the US

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The much-anticipated Skype app has been released for Android platforms today, and it may dissappoint some. Available for free download on the Android Marketplace, Skype’s app allows users to make calls to other Skype accounts, or to make calls over Wi-Fi and 3G depending on your geographic location.

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Verizon Wireless starts to offer Skype Mobile this week, no Wi-Fi support

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Sometimes it can be tough to convince conventional wireless carriers to allow their consumers to use Skype on their phones. This is understandable, I suppose, since it can bite straight into the carrier’s bottom line. That said, less money from a customer is better than no customer at all.

It seems that Verizon is coming to its senses in this respect, because it has announced that Skype Mobile will indeed be offered on several of its handset. The launch is slated for this Thursday, March 25.

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Skype makes way to Symbian via the Ovi Store

Skype now available for Nokia smartphones in Ovi Store. Free Skype-to-Skype and low cost international calls available over 3G and WiFi for over 200 million Nokia smartphone users around the world (Photo: Business Wire).

There are a lot of apps available for Android, iPhone, and BlackBerry, but let’s not forget about the Nokia owners in the audience too. If you want to stay connected with your Symbian device, you’ll be happy to hear that Skype for Symbian has been officially released.

This Skype client for Nokia smartphones is, as you can imagine, based on the Symbian platform. The handy thing about this version of Skype is that you can use it with your choice of a WiFi connection or over a mobile data connection.

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Skype on the iPhone with crystal clear calling over 3G coming ‘really soon’

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Skype has a new iPhone app on the backburner and were told it will be on the iTunes app store “realy soon.” The Skype app will take a nice chunk of change off your monthly mobile phone bill by connecting you with your Skype contacts and utilizing the Skype Out services which come in various packages ranging from low per-minute rates, unlimited local, national and global.

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Symbian Smartphones Offered Skype Beta App

Originally, people thought that you could only use Skype while at home. You may be using the VoIP standard with your computer or maybe you purchased a dedicated phone for that purpose. These days, however, people are much more interested in using their cell phones with Skype. We’ve seen people do it on the iPhone […]

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