Skype, Microsoft's very own VoIP and chat service, has yesterday released an updated Android version which now allows to send and receive photos and videos to friends or family. As well as bringing photo, video and file sending to Android, Skype has also tweaked a little bit the core code and the new Skype 2.6 for Android has now an improved battery life and video quality on Android devices using NVIDIA's Tegra 2 chipset, which include amongst others; the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Motorola Xoom and Acer Iconia Tablet. Users of these tablets can now take the full advantage of the big screen with better video quality than ever before.
Last but no least, Skype has extend the list of whitelisted devices for video support and the latest additions include the HTC Amaze 4G and Motorola Droid Razr. In general, almost anyone with an Android device running Android 2.2 (Froyo) or above can try out Skype video calling for free.
Skype 2.6 for Android is now available free of charge from the Android Market.
Cheers ~ Arne