Skype gets updated to a new version and now supporting Symbian^3 devices and bringing new feature on audio quality. It’s absolutely free to call and IM with Skype to your device provided you just have to connect your phone to 3G or Wi-Fi. But international calls is different where you need to purchase credits which is cheaper compare to actual network data pricing.
The latest update of Skype is the version 1.1 bringing some changes and more support to S60 3rd edition devices (s60v3). Changes includes with the improvement in RAM usage—that could be see on S60v5 like N97— as well as wider support for S60v3 or non-touch Symbian devices.You can download the skype from Nokia
The Eyjafjallajökull really troubled the air traffic as well as millions of air travelers. However, the volcanic ash had also its advantages for a couple of us. One if which is Skype. Skype users made over 20 million minutes more video calls than normal in five days, roughly the same time it would take to make over 2000 trips to the moon, and back – or the same time as more than 2.5 million flights from London to New York.
This number is showing, how many people are using skype on their phones. Since Skype is available for Symbian, more and more Symbian users use Skype for their phone calls.
Also, Skype is making Skype Access, the one-click WiFi access feature, available for free at over 100,000 hotspots worldwide from midday Wednesday this week until the end of Friday 23 April.Skype is removing the normal charges made for Skype Access until the end of the week so that travellers can surf the web, email and make free Skype-to-Skype voice and video calls at over 100,000 WiFi hotspots in cafés, hotels and airports worldwide – including the vast majority of international airports. From 12.00 GMT on Wednesday 21 April to 23.59 GMT on Friday 23 April, Skype Access will be completely free to use.
Today Skype and Nokia jointly announced the release of Skype for Symbian, a Skype client for Nokia smartphones based on the Symbian platform, the world’s most popular smartphone platform. Skype for Symbian will allow Nokia smartphone users worldwide to use Skype on the move, over either a WiFi or mobile data connection (GPRS, EDGE, 3G). It is now downloadable for free from the Ovi Store or from the website. Currently we do not know whether non-Nokia Symbian devices like the Sony Ericsson Satio or Vivaz Pro are supported as well. What we know, however, is that all Nokia Symbian devices, whether a N95 or the N97, are supported.
Skype for Symbian S60 3rd Edition has finally made its way out of beta, and brings with it support for s60 5th Edition handsets. If you spend any amount of time roaming or if you habitually use your mobile for most phone calls the announcement that Skype is now rolling out for Symbian is really good news. Available at launch for Nokia phones, Skype will become available on other Symbian powered models soon.