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Being a skype user on my computer, I thought the skype app seemed pretty handy. It allows you to call people or other skype members for free no matter where they are in the world. This is a very useful app from my point of view because not only can you call anyone from anywhere around the world, but you can also do it at the convenience of being at a grocery store, at work, or anywhere inside of your home because the device is portable. Skype to skype calls are free and ‘always on’ to receive calls any time, this makes using your wireless plan’s minutes unnecessary. There are some flaws if you are unable to obtain a wireless connection however this is similar to a cell phone, because even with a cell phone you can some time have troubles getting service. You are basically making phone calls, but the main difference is that you don’t need to pay a monthly fee in order to do so, and calling anyone from outside your area or country costs you no more than a regular skype call- free. This is the key feature that made the skype app more appealing to me as a user.

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Written by jprocee

January 18, 2011 at 3:08 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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  1. OMG free long distance! If you have an iphone 4, can you use the face to face feature on this app?

    Navdeep Sahota

    January 18, 2011 at 5:11 pm

  2. I totally agree! It’s so convenient when I want to talk to my friends on skype, but one or both of us aren’t at a computer but we get wireless. We are able to talk to each other without a laptop or using our cell phone! I love it!

    nlipkus

    January 18, 2011 at 5:40 pm

  3. I love this app! this is one of my favorite iphone apps!

    Meerie Park

    January 18, 2011 at 10:45 pm

  4. I have a question though, you say it is free but it also says it needs a wireless connection so doesn’t that mean you need a data plan? That is if you are using a phone because you would be going to public places who don’t necessarily have wifi?

    not being a skype user can I still use this to call my family who don’t have skype?

    Overall I the idea to save a little money is always a plus 😀

    Evin Lachance

    January 19, 2011 at 12:06 am

  5. Wirless connections are everywhere… you dont need to pay for a data plan in order to use this app. My dad has an ipod touch and he skypes with me from time to time on it from work because theres an internet connection there. The face to face feature doesn’t work on this app I’m afraid but I’m sure it will be if they improve the app later on. And evan… if you want to talk to other family members they must be skype members in order to log in.. however signing up is just a click away and its a free program that can be downloaded onto your computer or onto your ipod or iphone!

    jprocee

    January 19, 2011 at 1:27 pm

  6. Skype is very useful and saves a lot of money. But yes, it would have been a lot better if they could do face to face as well. Like from cellphone to computer!

    kylleses

    January 19, 2011 at 2:10 pm


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