Welcome home, Skype

Now that Microsoft's acquisition of Skype has been signed and sealed, it's about time we saw Skype for Windows Phone. In beta, anyway. The app looks good and worked well during my brief test here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Check out the video and full hands-on review in addition to these photos.
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The app of course uses Windows Phone's "metro" design cues.
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Video chats

You can make calls in landscape mode.
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Chat and call

I like that you can view IMs and other screens without interrupting your call.
Photo by: Jessica Dolcourt/CNET


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