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[Tech2] UPDATE - Skype Video Calling For iPhone is Here

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UPDATE: It's here. It's Skype version 3.0 (according to the App Store). It allows video calling over Wifi and 3G for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and the 4th generation iPod touch.
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Wooo!
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post #3 of 11
Cool, but this has been available in many other apps for a long time now
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Cool, but this has been available in many other apps for a long time now
You can do it with iPhone 4's Facetime function with no extra app required, for example...but that's not the point. The point is that there are already 800 bajillion Skype users, whereas there are NOT 800 bajillion users of Facetime or any othese "other apps" you reference. Skype integration is actually a pretty big deal.
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You can do it with iPhone 4's Facetime function with no extra app required, for example...but that's not the point. The point is that there are already 800 bajillion Skype users, whereas there are NOT 800 bajillion users of Facetime or any othese "other apps" you reference. Skype integration is actually a pretty big deal.
Exactly and you can use skype over 3g which you cant with facetime.
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post #6 of 11
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Cool, but this has been available in many other apps for a long time now
I'm saying, wow, catch up fellas. That's almost as bad as the WinMobile app market. I thought this would have BEEN out for iPhone.
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I think Skype don't like Android, It took them long enough to get their app out and it sucks -.-,

And whether we'll ever get this feature is beyond me.
   
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This is the one thing I wish my Droid X was capable of doing.
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I think Skype don't like Android, It took them long enough to get their app out and it sucks -.-,

And whether we'll ever get this feature is beyond me.
Probably not soon since android fragmentation is a huge obstacle for developers.
 
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post #10 of 11
I read this early today. Seems pretty cool. I believe they will have an app for android and other phones since today most phones support apps.
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