Amidst performance improvements to the latest update to Skype’s iOS apps, photo sharing – the most requested feature – has also been enabled. Images of any size taken with your iPad or iPhone (or any image from your photo library, I imagine) can be transferred via the Skype app.
According to the company blog, further enhancements have been made to ensure the app’s stability for use in the background in regards to Skype calls and IMs. It’s also less battery hungry and will apparently fire up and load contact lists even quicker than before.
The update is available now for the iPhone 3G/3GS/4/4S, all three iPad models, as well as 2nd generation and newer iPod touches.
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 Kazaa. Skype has also become popular for its additional...