Skype has introduced the Skype 2.2 Beta for Windows Mobile devices, including enhanced support for Pocket PC devices the long due support for Windows Mobile Smartphone device.
As part of the new features released on this version is an enhanced today/home screen providing presence status and event notification (missed calls, new chat messages and voicemails). Proxy support is also being added, with support for regular HTTP or HTTPS proxies, and authenticating HTTPS/SSL and SOCKS5 proxies.
As usual, the software supports standard Skype calling features, including free Skype-to-Skype calls, support for SkypeOut, SkypeIn, voicemail and call forwarding.
A Skype icon on the home screen lets users view and call contacts easily, even establish multi-person chat.
The enhanced contact list allows users to see their contacts avatars and mood messages, and the Profile personalization feature allows users to take a picture with the camera on their mobile device and immediately update their profile.