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Topic # 98235 27-Feb-2012 21:47 Send private message

http://www.windowsphone.com/en-NZ/apps/c3f8e570-68b3-4d6a-bdbb-c0a3f4360a51

Final version will be released sometime in April. For a Beta, it's really good. The UI is metro and works without a hitch. Made couple of video calls using the HTC Titan and the other party on their laptop could see me and hear me fine.




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  Reply # 587617 27-Feb-2012 22:19 Send private message

Found first issue. I have an subscription under my account. The app does not pick up on that and keeps telling me that I need to add skype credit on my account.

Also, when you use the dialler and try and dial a number, it says something along the lines of 'not available yet'. Looks like you can only do skype to skype audio/video calls atm via this app.




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  Reply # 587618 27-Feb-2012 22:20 Send private message

Good one! Installing now.




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  Reply # 588049 28-Feb-2012 21:53 Send private message

it doesnt work when you're not running the app - no push notifications, no background tasks, there is no list of 'online' users, and there is no warning about taking/making a call over 3g data... i think they need to add a few features prior to release.

i give it a 2/5




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  Reply # 588053 28-Feb-2012 21:59 Send private message

The old UI problem I have complained about many times: there is no indication where you can tap to get more options...

To filter online contacts only, tap "Contacts" and you will see a filter list.

I think this is alpha quality and should not be called beta, nor released as it is.





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