Skype on iPod Touch?

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SmartAlx

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Imagine: Skype on the iPod Touch. Won't that be cool?

Anyone get Skype (or similar services) to work on the iPhone over wifi yet? If they did then it should be pretty quick to get it to work on the Touch.
 

ps49556n

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Imagine: Skype on the iPod Touch. Won't that be cool?

Anyone get Skype (or similar services) to work on the iPhone over wifi yet? If they did then it should be pretty quick to get it to work on the Touch.
I don't see how it would work unless the iPhone headphones somehow function with the touch. Skype on iPhone is a TOTAL WASTE.... it works through safari and basically the web client calls your iPhone and when you answer it connects the two calls. You effectively use both data and voice minutes to use it. At this stage, it has absolutely ZERO use with iPhone. Some misinformed people claim it is useful for making international calls but it is really useless at this point. For skype to work as advertised, a legitimate native app must be made.
 

SmartAlx

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Ah, you raise a good point. The Touch doesn't have a microphone, as far as we know anyway. So even if a genuine application was created that we could hack onto the iPhone springboard, we couldn't use it for the Touch.
 

SmartAlx

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Yeah that would practically turn it into an iPhone.
Not really. It still needs a microphone. It wouldn't have edge nor google maps. No Bluetooth. No volume buttons. Etc.