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Skype for Android reaches 100m downloads

Skype for Android reaches 100m downloads
Phil Tottman

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Devices / Android / July 2nd 2013 at 11:47AM

Redesigned version launched to complement milestone.

Microsoft-owned VoIP service Skype has reached 100 million downloads, which is up from 70 million a year ago.

The company has released Skype 4.0 on the Google OS to celebrate the milestone, with the aim of simplifying the whole Skype experience including text conversations, sending files and making video calls. 

Skype, said: "We didn't just give Skype a makeover, we rebuilt it from the ground up to be faster and more reliable. We went beyond design and fundamentally changed the way Skype was built, focusing much of our effort on stability, performance, and load time."

More updates are expected in the the near future and they're set to take user feedback into consideration. Currently the slick new look offers simple one tap functions to start up a conversation, make a call or catch up with previous chats.

Check out Skype's video of the new look below.

 

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