Skype for iPhone updated to support Skype for TV

Skype for TV

The Skype app for iPhone and iPod Touch has received a small update today with support for making video calls to more Skype clients, specifically Skype for TV:

You can now make video calls to a wider selection of Skype clients and devices, such as Skype for TV.

Skype for TV is a service Skype made available earlier last year that lets Skype users make and receive video calls from their TV using hardware from manufacturers like Panasonic and Samsung. Skype recently added video support for WiFi and 3G calls, so with this latest update it appears they're moving faster than ever with hopes of dominating the mobile VoIP arena.

Any readers out there excited for the new feature? Better yet, has anyone actually heard of Skype for TV? Let us know in the comments!

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Andrew Wray is a Salt Lake City, Utah based writer who focuses on news, how-tos, and jailbreak. Andrew also enjoys running, spending time with his daughter, and jamming out on his guitar. He works in a management position for Unisys Technical Services, a subsidiary of Unisys Corporation.

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James Woodcock says:

The move compatible devices the better as far as I am concerned :)

FLskydiver says:

"Better yet, has anyone actually heard of Skype for TV?"
Lol. Not me, and I was thinking the same thing as I read this.
Thanks for including more app update alerts and app reviews. Appreciate it.

YFB says:

It is now also compatible with iOS 4.3 beta 3

Luis says:

I'm waiting for the announcement of the Verizon Iphone 4 winner

DRHughes says:

Honestly I didn't know of this, but it's cool!

idenn says:

Compatable with iOS 4.3 hmmm maybe it will work with Apple TV airplay that would be cool!

Amt Develop says:

Yes, now work fine with iOS 4.3 beta 2!!!

Sp1d3rz says:

I cant wait till june. Ip5 goodness

slalomskie says:

How does skype know that I am Jailbroke? "This version of skype is only available on un modified versions of IOS 3..........etc

Crayolaboi says:

I've been wondering the same thing, makes me worried about updating till I know it will still work.

Rick says:

if you have a samsung tv with internet available apps... it does work. not very fluent and i guess since its relatively new there are times that it skips and disconnects. but that is to be expected with new tech. im sure samsung and their app developers will square away all the finer details as these tvs become more popular and the app selections become more prevalent.