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Skype for iPad Coming This Summer

According to Skype’s Asia-Pacific VP, Dan Neary, Skype will have a native iPad version of its client out by this summer. The app currently works in compatibility mode, but users are forced to run it in double-pixel or mini mode.

Neary also hints at the upcoming iPhone “HD” with front facing camera and a new iPad with enhanced communication capabilities:

“We believe that video is part of the Skype experience,” says the VP, “and we believe that video is moving aggressively into the mobile environment, so stay tuned on an announcement on that.

I think the iPad is an incredibly exciting product but it is clearly not the same communications device in its current form that the iPhone is,” he says. “So we’re looking forward to further advancements in the iPad and where that can go in the future.”

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