Skype 5.0 for iPhone with feel of Windows Phone

Microsoft refined its Skype app for iPhone. The new version of Skype, Skype 5.0 is similar to its Windows Phone, while previous version of Skype for iPhone looked like and gave feel of iOS apps. It will be easy for user to view the notable changes as soon as they start using Skype 5.0 as it looks a lot like Windows Phone. Also new version would be 5 times faster than the old version with included features of smoother scrolling, transitioning and animations without hurting battery life.


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iPhone users can have the advantage of group chats from the hub. Messages and Photos can be shared even if person is offline. Also users will receive notification of messages marked as read on their iPhone too as they read messages from their PC, tablet, Xbox and so on. The changes aren’t drastic yet as to keep the app familiar for its millions users.

Microsoft will release the Skype 5.0 for iPhone globally in about a week, and soon it will deliver a new version of Skype for iPad too. Microsoft’s aim is to provide a coherent mobile experience to its all users at whatever device they use.

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