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12-24-2010, 11:47 AM #1
Skype Mobile Rolling Out Video Chat for iPhone
Earlier this week, Skype was the talk of the social networking world when the popular service temporarily bit the dust and sustained an outage that had people wondering what was wrong from every corner of the globe. From desktop to mobile applications, Skype went down for the count, a situation that has since been reversed but not without a lot of additional attention on the popular social networking platform.
As a result, Skype users may no longer be in the dark on a forthcoming update to the service that is already generating substantial buzz for obvious reasons. It appears that a soon-to-be launched update for Skype Mobile will prove significant for iPhone 4 (and new iPod touch) owners. Skype is allegedly planning to introduce video calling capabilities for Skype Mobile on iOS. Proof of the looming update comes from a help document "discovered" on Skype’s official website - a doc titled “How do I make video calls with Skype for iPhone?” That was sort of the obvious giveaway.
The document, however, points out that additional data charges may apply, so be sure to "check with your operator for details." While iOS may be the first major recipient of the video chat update, there's also talk of Android - and others - getting tossed into the mix before long. Check out what Skype has to say about the upcoming update by visiting Skype's mobile download page.
12-24-2010, 11:49 AM #2
Wonder if this will work at all with even receiving video from a 4G to a 3GS
-don't ever first , you will get infractions for that-
12-24-2010, 11:50 AM #3
Here was a nice screengrab of what ya missed...but notice that Verizon logo in there? And it's supposed to be an iPhone skype video call help page
12-24-2010, 12:03 PM #4
It's about freaking time!!
12-24-2010, 12:08 PM #5
Finally!!!!!!!!!!!!!For **** sakes you mods are amateurs! Why are you trashing my scene!!! Seriously you and me we're done professionally.
12-24-2010, 12:48 PM #6
12-24-2010, 01:12 PM #7
Great article! I'm so excited to have this feature. Now I don't have to use my tedious facetime mac to iphone sillyness. I'm sure the rest of the iPhone community will welcome this with open arms
12-24-2010, 01:54 PM #8
What does Skype trying to roll out iPhone video chat have to do with it being down for a whole day?Name? whereswaldo
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12-24-2010, 02:07 PM #9
I dnt think it has anything to do with them going down, but this news will defo put them in a good light.
12-24-2010, 02:54 PM #10
This Video chat will so cool as i am already using skype for international calls.
12-24-2010, 03:22 PM #11
FINALLY!!! This is definitely gonna be better than using the FaceTime on a computer and a phone.
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12-24-2010, 04:12 PM #12
they should've had this feature out when iphone 4 was released. less talking more doing would be good idea for skyoe.
Last edited by delusion950; 12-24-2010 at 04:12 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
12-24-2010, 04:13 PM #13
That nice, I already using skype on iPhone since beginning.....
12-24-2010, 08:36 PM #14
12-25-2010, 01:33 AM #15
After initial installation of this version, a popup actually tells you that it 'only' works on 'unmodified' version of iOS - it does not popup anymore after that... Anybody got it to work on your "unjailbroken" iPhones?
12-25-2010, 04:31 AM #16
12-26-2010, 09:44 PM #17
Video chat with Skype on the iPhone will be sweet!
12-27-2010, 03:11 PM #18
I've used skype a little before but it would cool to have the video calling feature other than using FaceTime since more people have skype accountsYou don't like the iPad because you don't have one!
12-27-2010, 06:30 PM #19
You Can Video Chat From Desktop To Computer With Yahoo Messenger Download The App On Your Iphone And On Your Desktop And You Can Video Chat With Each other
12-29-2010, 11:56 PM #20
ITS OUT NOW..new UPDATE....
edit works great
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