Skype has updated its official app to version 3.0 to add support for Android tablets and also to merge Microsoft LIVE Messenger contacts with Skype.
Popular internet based voice and video calls service Skype has updated its official app to support Android tablets. Called the new Skype 3.0 this app brings support for Android tablets with a front facing camera to make video calls as well. Skype 3.0 for Android devices now offers the option to sign in to a Microsoft account and merge the contact list of Live Messenger to Skype.
For tablets, Skype has updated the user interface and made it compatible to larger screens.
The new Skype 3.0 brings support for Android tablets of different sizes, such as Galaxy Tab 2, Google Nexus 7, Acer Iconia, Asus Transformer Prime, Motorola Xoom and Sony Tablet S.
Download the new Skype 3.0 app for Android tablets and smartphones from the Google Play Store.
Microsoft is working on transition of Skype from a peer-to-peer to a modern, mobile friendly cloud architecture.
The new application also bring updated user interface for tablets.
The work is underway but it will require a long time to get implemented.
The Voice over IP and video calling service Skype's official app for Windows Phone has been updated with People Hub integration and HD Video support.
Skype is working closely with BlackBerry to ensure a successful port of the official Skype for Android app for the BlackBerry 10 platform.
Video calling and Voice over IP service Skype has formally introduced the new Skype Preview for the Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system.
The new update brings stability fixes and makes the app automatically start if it closes unexpectedly.
Now, get a more stable video with the updated Skype application for iOS devices along with the security fix, but with annoying advertisements as well.
Vulnerabilities might lead to data theft on Skype for iOS through a chat message.
It brings free video and audio calling over Wi-Fi networks. Besides, the Skype app for iPad will also support video and audio calling over 3G networks.