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Skype for iOS brings anti-shake and Bluetooth features

0. phoneArena 27 Sep 2011, 14:33 posted on

Skype for iOS has been updated bringing a few new features including anti-shake technology for video, Bluetooth support for audio calls, and unfortunately, it also puts ads into the app...

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posted on 27 Sep 2011, 14:54

1. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


very nice update!

posted on 06 Oct 2011, 12:24

2. LouisBlank (unregistered)


Bluetooth still doesn't work - So, if you hear Skype ringing (in your ear - via Bluetooth) and you answer the call, the audio goes to the iPad built in mic and speaker.

I wonder - with over 30mm people connected to Skype, you would think the developers would actually make one Skype call using a Bluetooth headset before publishing the update as something we could actually use!!!!!

I have checked into this extensively - it's an iOS problem. Whistle, Fring, Truphone.. all confirmed that Bluetooth is enabled in their code - none of them work either. I guess Apple only wants us to pay for an iPad, iPhone, but gives us Bluetooth functionality for music only. They say "piss off" to business users.

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