Skype for iPhone adds HDTV support

If you've got a Skype-enabled TV, you'll be able to share high-def video with iPhone Skype callers.


Just in time for the appearance of the Verizon iPhone tomorrow, VoIP calling service Skype is updating its iPhone app to include support for the H.264 video format. H.264 is the most widely accepted encoding standard for high-definition video.

In addition to boosting image quality, the enhancement means that Skype for iPhone users can place and accept calls from and to Skype callers using a select bunch of Skype-enabled TVs .

The free Skype update is available in the App Store.


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