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Skype gets multitasking on iPhone 3GS and 4

Today, Skype announced that its iOS application (finally!) has multitasking. (iTunes)  

What’s New In This Version:
? Run Skype in the background with multitasking in iOS4. Receive Skype calls and IM while other apps are running or when your iPhone is locked. You can also continue your call while you switch to another application. Multitasking is available only with iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS.

WhenWillApple notes that Skype no longer plans to charge for 3G calling.


In light of that, we no longer have plans to charge a supplement to make calls over 3G. We

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