Sweet mercy! Is this the soul of the new machine? A breathless post on 9to5mac points out that it is generally possible to run Skype on AT&T’s 3G network. Their question: “IS THIS THE END OF THE VOICE CARRIERS?”
I’ve been trying to download the flipping thing all morning so I can’t quite report on the accuracy of these claims but I suspect this is user/programmer error more than THE DEATH OF ALL CARRIERS EVERYWHERE!
Note: this appears to only work under the 3.0 firmware, which means it’s definitely an oversight. Don’t get too excited.
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- Overview Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice and video calls and chats over the Internet. Calls to other users within the Skype service are free, while calls to both traditional landline telephones and mobile phones can be made for a fee using a debit-based user account system. Skype was founded by Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis who were also the founders of the file sharing application …
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