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08-14-2007, 11:30 AM #1SHAPE Services Released Skype for iPhone
SHAPE Services has announced the availability of IM+ for Skype for iPhone, the Safari web application for accessing Skype ecosystem from the mobile environment. For a limited time IM+ for Skype iPhone version is being offered free of charge to all iPhone users.
Now iPhone owners can log onto http://skypeforiphone.com using the device's Safari web browser and talk with their Skype contacts or call any landlines and mobiles in a cost-efficient way.
IM+ for Skype uses SkypeOut credits for voice communication ensuring cost-effective calls to any number around the globe. For users of Skype Unlimited and Skype Pro plans IM+ enables almost free calling from the mobile device to any PC with Skype or any landline/mobile number.
IM+ for Skype is already available for BlackBerry RIM, Windows Mobile Pocket PC, Palm OS, Symbian and J2ME devices. The application works in any network and doesn't require WiFi.
08-16-2007, 04:24 PM #2
seems like it would be a great service, except that it never connects. I tried even on my macbook pro and to no avail.
If it weren't operated by shapeservices (I did a whois on the domain name) then I'd be a little unnerved about handing out my skype username and password.