Skype's iPhone App Now Available for Download
The Skype application for the iPhone is now available for download from the iPhone Apps Store. The application is free, and lets users make free Skype-to-Skype calls via Wi-Fi. The application also lets users make cheap calls to landlines, send/receive instant messages, route calls placed to their personal number to their Skype account, and see when Skype contacts are available to talk or IM. Skype will use Wi-Fi, 3G or EDGE networks to sign-in, maintain contact databases, see presence and send messages. Calls require Wi-Fi.
Skype for iOS Gains Siri Support
Microsoft today released a new version of Skype for iOS 10 devices that includes support for Siri. Skype users can now initiate Skype calls by asking Siri to connect them.
Skype 5.5 for iOS8 Adds Support for Extensions
Skype today updated its iPhone application to version 5.5. The latest rendition of Skype takes advantage of extensions, which are a new feature of iOS8.
Skype for Android Now Compatible with Android Wear
Skype has updated its Android application with support for Android Wear, giving people the power to manage Skype messages and calls from their wrist. Skype will surface notifications on Android Wear devices, and can be used to respond to messages via dictation or pre-set text.
Skype Overhauls Android and iOS Mobile Apps
Skype today released Skype version 6.0 for Android and iOS, which completely redesigns the apps to make them more natural and intuitive. Skype 6.0 for Android tackles Material Design to give it a more native look; adds a floating action button for starting new conversations/calls; upgrades contacts search; and speeds up inbox management thanks to clearer read/unread indicators.
When will the iphone die ?
ps. I am considered an iphone -hater [sorry to offend you apple folks]