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Skype recently announced that it’s updated Android application supports video calling on select devices. The app also sports a new UI – with new menu, profile access, and much more.
The app requires Android 2.3 or higher and a front facing camera for video chat. In addition, only the Sony Ericsson Xperia and the Google Nexus S are supported video chat devices at this time. Additional support is expected for more devices in the future.
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The HTC Thunderbolt was supposed to ship with a new and improved version of Skype that would allow users to video chat from their mobile device. Unfortunately, it didn’t happen and it left many users extremely disappointed.
For those still waiting for this capability on their Thunderbolt, look no further…a leaked version of the Skype for Android app can be found online. You can download the file from a mirror here: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=TMRGC8TI (via Business Insider)
Skype will soon add advertisements to their Windows desktop application. The ads will be introduced in the US, UK, and Germany this week, and will appear on the Skype desktop Home Tab. Companies like Groupon, Universal Pictures, and Visa are among the advertisers that will begin running at launch.
Below are some additional details from Skype.
We’re working with some great advertisers, including Groupon, Universal Pictures, and Visa.
Ads will appear in the US, UK and Germany and advertising sales for Skype are [...]
Skype announced the acquisition of Qik, a mobile video software and service company yesterday. Qik currently offers solutions for Android OS, iOS, and Symbian platforms. Source close to the matter state that the deal was worth roughly $100 million. Read more from the official release below. (via Skype)
LUXEMBOURG, 6 January 2011 — Skype today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Qik, a provider of mobile video software and services that enable individuals to capture, [...]