Skype Coming to the iPhone; Other Options Available

Skype may be coming to the iPhone soon. Officials from the VOIP developer at CES are telling numerous attendees and members of the press that a native Skype application will soon debut for the iPhone, hot on the heels of an edition for Google's Android OS

Skype may be coming to the iPhone soon. Officials from the VOIP developer at CES are telling numerous attendees and members of the press that a native Skype application will soon debut for the iPhone, hot on the heels of an edition for Google's Android OS. It is not yet known whether the application will work over 3G and EDGE networks or only WiFi.

A number of Skype-compatible, VOIP applications are already available for the iPhone, though none support Skype's group chat functionality. Aong the current options:

  • IM+
  • Fring
  • Nimbuzz
  • Truphone (iPhone

Calls between Truphone and Skype are free over Wi-Fi.

 

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