Get Skype from App World for BlackBerry Z10 After Updating to BlackBerry 10.1 OS

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BlackBerry started rolling out BlackBerry OS version 10.1 update to Z10 users on May 7th. The update is a massive 1 GB file and should be made available to all users by the next week. Although the company has not released a change-log for the update, Crackberry got it's hands on the previously seeded developer's build.

Get Skype from App World for BlackBerry Z10 After Updating to BlackBer

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According to Crackberry's report, the update brings in the fallowing changes:

PIN to PIN messaging now available and present in the BlackBerry Hub

APN editing is now enabled (Though this may remain carrier based)

'Highlights" for text such as word correction on the keyboard are now green, instead of blue

'Text Picker' has been improved, now allows for easily moving left and right between letters easier

Sharing menu is now black, just like on the BlackBerry Q10

New help demos and walkthroughs after initial boot

Select All for broadcast messages is now available

Ability to turn off alerts for specific applications

Easier to check for updates in BlackBerry World

Phone can be fully unlocked at lock screen now by the power button

BlackBerry World now has options for coupon redemption

Pasting of phone numbers directly into dialpad

Installed apps can be opened from with BlackBerry World (No longer shows 'installed' now shows 'open')

Meanwhile, the Skype preview app for BlackBerry Z10 is made available on BlackBerry World.

Key Features Of The App

Skype to Skype IMs, video and voice calls are free* over 3G or WiFi.

Make low-cost calls and send SMS messages to mobiles or landlines from your BlackBerry smartphone.

Send pictures, videos and files to any of your contacts.

high-quality sound when you call anyone else who is on Skype.

Talk face to face or show what you're seeing with front and rear-facing cameras.

Talk to your Windows Live Messenger friends on Skype. Sign in to Skype with your Microsoft account and have your Messenger and Outlook contacts in one place.

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