Skype for Android Update Supports Additional Tablets

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Skype has just released an update to its Skype for Android app, bringing the video calling feature to additional Android tablets, as well as several other devices.

SkypeSkype version 2.5, available for free now in the Android Market, now brings support for the Samsung Tab 10.1, the Motorola Xoom and the Acer Iconia. The update also supports 11 new Android smartphones, including the Droid Bionic

In addition to bringing video chatting to 14 new Android devices, the upgrade also includes some video enhancements, according to Skype. Users will now be able to switch from portrait to landscape mode, and vice versa, during video calls, as well as tap to zoom. The update also fixes several bugs and improves support for Bluetooth headsets. 

The Skype app for the iPad also received an update this week, with the goal being to reduce the shakiness of outgoing Skype video chat when using a rear-facing camera, claimed Skype. The Skype for Android app now supports 41 devices, a full list of which can be found at the Android Market. 

 

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