Skype, the most popular P2P communication tool is bringing out updates and enhancements to keep its users engaged as competition is heating up. Skype for iOS has now received a significant update. The updates include a photo sharing feature, which was actually a long term demand from its users.
Performance of the app also has been boosted to enjoy unlimited Skype experience. The updated version of Skype for iOS is available for download from iTunes App Store for free. For those who are not aware, the version number is 4.1.
With the new photo sharing feature in Skype for iOS, users can send the photos that have been captured with iPhone or iPad directly to friends and family using the Skype app. A major advantage of this newly included feature is the ability for users to send as many photos as they wish without any need to worry about email size limits or any hidden charges.
The performance improvements in Skype for iOS includes the app now tailored to consume less battery in iPhone and iPad while running in the background. This will allow users to use Skype throughout the day. Another major improvement includes the ability to reply or send instant messages to friends throughout the day even when Skype is kept open.
Compatibility to iPad and iPhone versions
The new Skype for iPad is tailored to be compatible with any version of iPad. Where as there are some limitations in using the new updated Skype for iPhone. The latest Skype for iPhone supports only iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. This app is also compatible with the third generation iPod. For using this updated app, users should have their iPhone and iPad devices to be running on iOS 4.3 or later versions.