Skype Adds HD Video Calling to iPhone and iPad Apps

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NewImageSkype has updated its iPhone and iPad apps, adding support for HD video calling on both devices, as well as other "general fixes and improvements" and better support for the iOS 7 beta.

Latest improvements:

- Audio and video call quality and stability improvements.

- Make HD (720p) quality video calls from your iPhone 5 or iPad 4 (iOS devices with Retina display).

- A new, easier to use country code selector on the dialpad.

- Stability improvements for users of iOS 7 beta. We realize that some of you are using iOS 7 beta and have been experiencing some instability with Skype – this release fixes some of the major issues you were facing. We hope you find this update a significant improvement, and we will offer full iOS 7 support when it’s officially released.

Apple introduced front-facing cameras capable of HD 720p video in the iPhone 5 and the fourth-generation iPad and iPad mini.

Skype is a free download for the iPhone and iPad. [Direct Links: iPhone, iPad]

Top Rated Comments

donutbagel Avatar
97 months ago

"HD"

Watch it be 720p but still with ridiculously lossy compression as usual. I can't stand Skype.

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Are people still using this?

After the recent NSA revelations, I wouldn't go near it.

Not everyone discusses their secret plans to hijack a nuclear missile over Skype, so they're not too worried.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MacVault Avatar
97 months ago
Why is Skype on Mac and iOS such garbage? I hate the UI design. It's pathetic. :mad:
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
appleisking Avatar
97 months ago
Seriously, they did not have this before? :rolleyes:
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
igazza Avatar
97 months ago

I know right. It reminds me of iOS7 :eek: yuck


apart from the safari icon i think iOS 7 is beautiful :D
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
appleisking Avatar
97 months ago

Are people still using this?

After the recent NSA revelations, I wouldn't go near it.


Seriously bro so what are you gonna do cease all connections to the outside world and completely cut off all social interactions...
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MacVault Avatar
97 months ago

Are people still using this?

After the recent NSA revelations, I wouldn't go near it.


After the recent NSA revelations, we shouldn't even talk to the wind.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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