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Skype For Android Now Available Worldwide

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by phandroid, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. phandroid

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    If you’re a Skype user and Android lover, you have been previously disappointed that *the Skype Android application was available on a select number of handset/carriers. But it appears your time may have come, as Skype just announced the release of Skype for Android saying, “with this latest release, the majority of smart phone users [...]

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  2. GatorDeb

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    AWESOME!! Pay $60 a year and you get to call any # in the U.S. So pretty much unlimited anywhere from cell for $5 a month =)
     
  3. mikedt

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    SkypeOut calls in USA WiFi only. Don't you just love those revenue greedy US carriers?
     
  4. IDAHOBuck

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    How come Samsung Galaxy S not supported??????????
     
  5. NZtechfreak

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    Works on the JPK Froyo firmware for the Galaxy S, working perfectly on mine.
     
  6. GatorDeb

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    So THAT'S the contradiction vs. it works with WiFi only vs. it works with 3G, WiFi limitation is only for SkypeOut..... I wonder if someone could figure out a way to thether the phone wirelessly to itself lol
     
  7. RagingSamster

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    wifi only in US :(
     
  8. GatorDeb

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    So it IS true that it's WiFi only in the U.S. Probably won't get to play around with it until I get home in a few hours. That sucks. But I'm sure they'll open it up, I think.
     
  9. mikedt

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    No doubt done at the request of the US carrier cartel to protect their lucrative revenues.

    What would SkypeOut charge for a call to China? 1c a minute. What would Verizon charge? $3 a minute maybe?

    It would probably disappear up it's own SIM slot.. haha
     

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