Skype Updated with Backgrounding

Skype for the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 now supports background VoIP, allowing users to receive calls even when the app isn’t open. It works both over WiFi and 3g, with no added charge.

From the changelog:

- Run Skype in the background with multitasking in iOS4.
Receive Skype calls and IM while other apps are running or when your iPhone is locked. You can also continue your call while you switch to another application.
Multitasking is available only with iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS.

Video calling isn’t yet supported, but hopefully will be included in an update.


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