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Skype Available Now For Android Phones

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Oct 5, 2010, 5:07 AM   by Philip Berne

Android phones running version 2.1 or higher can now download Skype from the Google App market. Besides being limited to newer Android phones, the app comes with some other restrictions. Users in the U.S. can make calls over Wi-Fi, but not over the 3G network. The app also has problems with Samsung Galaxy S phones, though the company says they are workig to address these problems. Verizon Wireless already offers an exclusive Skype Android app that works using Verizon's voice and data networks.

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Oct 5, 2010, 8:45 AM

So this app is almost worthless.

Not bashing Android, I'm just saying, If an application designed by a large corporation can only work on devices 2.1 or above, yet STILL has problems with at least 4 of the phones "compatible" AND it doesn't let you use it properly when actually using your providers network how is it worth even talking about?

Sounds about as useful as a fart App.
I will take crappie apps for $1000 dollars alex
I expect a lot of updates to the app in the coming weeks.
There is nothing wrong with a fart app if used correctly. In the hands of the irresponsible, the fart app becomes a toy that is almost characterized as a novelty with no clear designated intention for useful help. But, in the hands of an individual wi...
Developers are only going to focus on volume models in the platform. Bad news if you have a Samsung Moment or LG Ally or Motorola I1.

Android isn't strong enough as a platform to support much hardware diversity.
I can use it to entertain myself during work hours. Immensely useful!
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