Where is skype?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Kaitlyn2004, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. Kaitlyn2004 macrumors member

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    I came across this:
    http://www.spaziocellulare.com/ispazio/en/2008/03/20/iskype/

    I am going to be travelling to the UK in Oct and would like to be able to make VoIP calls... but the ONLY option I can find is IM+ which requires it's own fee to access that, and then must pay skype rates ON TOP of that...
     
  2. Flhusky macrumors 6502a

    Flhusky

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    Been using Fring for a LONG LONG while kills 7 birds with 1 app.

    But I'm guessing your a 3g user so :(
     
  3. Cyclone Chris macrumors regular

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    I have TruPhone on my 3G iPhone, people hear me fine, however the person on the other side of the line hear themselves in an echo. Not Good IMO.
     
  4. Mydel macrumors 6502a

    Mydel

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    Yeah thats application I'm really eager to get my hands on. My provider has nothing against using Skype on 3G network (Telia) but it seems that Apple has.......
     
  5. Kaitlyn2004 thread starter macrumors member

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    Apparently Fring is working on a new version that works with v2.1? But its not available...
     
  6. colonels1020 macrumors regular

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    The Skype CEO said they're still analyzing the current smartphones out there and deciding which one they want to develop for, so it's gonna be a while before we would see Skype for the iPhone, if we ever do.
     
  7. Kaitlyn2004 thread starter macrumors member

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    how does im+ let you use skype then?
     
  8. colonels1020 macrumors regular

    colonels1020

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    I'm talking about an official Skype client...
     
  9. hotshotharry macrumors 6502

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    it calls both the number you put for a callback as well as the destination and connects the two,

    rather ingenious,

    if you use the touch you need to have the call back number pointed to a phone of some kind, landline or cel
     

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