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By herrwinkler, Senior Member on 7th October 2010, 05:40 PM
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http://goo.gl/GWlr
 
 
7th October 2010, 07:33 PM |#2  
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Cool. With the way cell phone plans work these days, I have no idea why anyone would want to do this. I mean, who wants to trade minutes for data?
7th October 2010, 07:56 PM |#3  
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Speak for yourself. I have unlimited data on t-mobile, so this would be perfect.
7th October 2010, 09:12 PM |#4  
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Well, I got to thinking about it and "unlimited data" is only one requirement for this to make any sense, the other two being:

1) youre not signed up for Google Voice
2) its a short, international phone call
7th October 2010, 10:05 PM |#5  
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Well, I got to thinking about it and "unlimited data" is only one requirement for this to make any sense, the other two being:

1) youre not signed up for Google Voice
2) its a short, international phone call

This app is working great over 3G. I have a T-mobile unlimited data plan and making international calls on the road works great. If they aren't online (free) then it is .02 a minute with Skype. The voice quality is the BEST I've EVER heard with a phone IP connection.

Edit: I have also used this version of Skype with a good Edge connection and the voice quality is still pretty good.
7th October 2010, 10:08 PM |#6  
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I have an ungodly amount of minutes, but that's not why I wanted this - the only place where I normally have WiFi is at home - thus, having a version to let me make Skype calls over 3G lets me use it anywhere, as opposed to only being able to use the app to call my Skype contacts while at home (where I have a perfectly good netbook for Skype).
8th October 2010, 01:54 AM |#7  
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Does this use data while running in the background (ie not on a call)?

The old skype app (WinMo) would suck the battery back then, eg 5 hours of skype in the background (with no calls being made and the phone being on standby) and the battery would go from 100% to 10%.

Hope this is more of a "push" approach to skype?
28th October 2010, 09:06 PM |#8  
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Can some one post up a new link or pm me this file...
1st November 2010, 05:41 PM |#9  
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Does this use data while running in the background (ie not on a call)?

The old skype app (WinMo) would suck the battery back then, eg 5 hours of skype in the background (with no calls being made and the phone being on standby) and the battery would go from 100% to 10%.

Hope this is more of a "push" approach to skype?

Yes, Skype will suck your battery if you use it online all of the time. If you can't plug in your phone during the day then I wouldn't leave Skype online. I use Skype to make international calls and close it down when I don't need it.
3rd November 2010, 04:15 PM |#10  
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Can some one post up a new link or pm me this file...


http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=800834

original thread as far as i can recall.
18th February 2011, 01:40 PM |#11  
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Is anyone updating this somewhere as Skype updates?
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