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Skype v2.1 for iOS 4 now supports multi-tasking

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Skype v2.1 for iOS 4 now supports multi-tasking
Skype v2.1 for iOS 4 now supports multi-tasking
Slowly and steadily, we're beginning to see more apps for the iPhone begin to take advantage of iOS 4 with its compatibility for multi-tasking. Skype for iOS is the latest, and probably one of the most highly regarded apps, to finally make the switch as version 2.1 will enable it to run in the background. Users will now continue to receive Skype messages and calls if they happen to exit back to the home screen or lock the handset. As much as this is seen as a miraculous thing, it's nothing too special for users of rival platforms like Android and Windows Mobile. However, the biggest feature that users are waiting for is still non-existent as there is no support for video chat through Skype via the iPhone 4's front facing camera. Now you'll never have to worry about an important message if you accidentally exit out of the application.

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:47

1. NOVAinc (Posts: 99; Member since: 24 Jun 2010)

This is a news because it wasn't capable of multitasking before, that's why. We know your phone could do this for years before, and it was a news at its moment.

posted on 22 Jul 2010, 03:43

2. mcmkone (Posts: 54; Member since: 24 Mar 2009)

Booo who care's come back when you give us video calling as well Skype... The Video Calling is a big part of why people use Skype, how could you not add that in??? I bet you any money they are going to attempt to charge for it... If they do i'm closing down my Skype account... come on Fring lol

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