Android Gets Free Skype Calls Over 3G, Fixes Data Hole!



Skype’s Android client has jut been updated to not only fix the embarassing “data hole” in the application, which was caused by lack of encryption usage on the database files which store contact information and chat history, but also brings the ability to make FREE Skype VoIP calls over your cell phone’s 3G data connection in addition to WiFi. The official announcements says “Calling over your 3G connection is available worldwide – now including the US”.

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Official description:

Make free Skype-to-Skype calls, and call phones at Skype rates on the move

• Free* Skype-to-Skype IM and calls over 3G or WiFi


• Cheap calls to landlines or mobile phones at great Skype rates

• Instant message one or many friends at the same time

– * Data plan or WiFi connection required

– Some handsets may not be supported

– You need Android v2.2 to run Skype on a Samsung Galaxy S

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