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Skype for iPhone Hits App Store

Skype announced the immediate availability of Skype for the iPhone on Tuesday. The highly anticipated application lets Skype subscribers use their iPhone and a Wi-Fi Internet connection to talk and text message with other Skype users.

Users can send and receive Skype calls over Wi-Fi, text message over Wi-Fi, 3G, GPRS or EDGE, see when Skype contacts are online, and call landline or cell phones from their Skype account. Second generation iPod touch owners can use the app, too, if they have a headset with microphone.

Skype for the iPhone is free and available for download at Apple's iTunes-based App Store.

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Photodan said:

Please forgive my ignorance but does this mean that I’ll only be able to receive skype calls when I have the app open?

-Dan

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Jeff Gamet said:

Hi Dan -

I haven’t had a chance yet to start testing Skype for the iPhone, but I’m betting you need to have the application open to receive calls. I’m making that assumption based on Apple’s reluctance to give developers the ability to run apps in the background.

Jeff

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Dave Hamilton said:

You are absolutely correct, Dan—Skype calls can only be received (or originated) when the app is open.

-Dave

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Tiger said:

Grabbed it. Looks well done. Not a big Skype user. Would prefer they get full iChat running and background capabilities brought up to speed. Hoping OS 3.0 fixes that.

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