Just a day after Microsoft tested their Skype for iOS, they have released the updated application for the iPhone’s as well. It has a much sleeker interface and a much faster performance to cross-platform read receipt and the ability to start group chats.

http://youtu.be/I8kQplrFvEk

Skype 5.0 has a new hub-centric design which shows your recent conversations, which users can then swipe to reveal their favourite people or contacts. Here’s more – 

• Overall performance improvements – faster start up and fluid animations.

• A new modern hub centric design putting recent conversations first – just swipe to see your favourite people or contacts.

• Richer and more reliable messaging: create groups, share photos (even to offline contacts) and video messages.

• In-app notifications for quick conversation switching, and in-app controls to manage notifications.

• A new simplified, modern voice and video calling experience.

Skype 5.0 is free on the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch.

Apoorv is the founder of Zamkato™. He started out with a vision to make a newer, better BlackBerry community website which quickly evolved into a full mobile experience. His life as a “Blogist” started out with a blog, only about BlackBerry themes, which then evolved into BlackBerry news, rumors, etc. Zamkato™ is writing in areas from Windows Mobile all the way to iOS and Apple. Most of the time you can find Apoorv working on his next few blog posts or looking for ways to make Zamkato™ a better experience for everyone. His main objective, has always been to provide everyone with up-to-date information about all the new electronics, cars, tutorials, etc. in town.

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Apoorv is the founder of Zamkato™. He started out with a vision to make a newer, better BlackBerry community website which quickly evolved into a full mobile experience. His life as a "Blogist" started out with a blog, only about BlackBerry themes, which then evolved into BlackBerry news, rumors, etc. Zamkato™ is writing in areas from Windows Mobile all the way to iOS and Apple. Most of the time you can find Apoorv working on his next few blog posts or looking for ways to make Zamkato™ a better experience for everyone. His main objective, has always been to provide everyone with up-to-date information about all the new electronics, cars, tutorials, etc. in town.