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Skype gets video enhancements, UI improvements on Android tablets

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 09 Oct 2013 18:33

Skype gets video enhancements, UI improvements on Android tablets Skype for Android 4.4 improves the quality of video calls and brings a new UI experience to the Android application.
The update will also be available for Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX tablets. Tablet users will now see a new interface that puts conversations first, displaying your most recent calls and chats.

With good network conditions, users will experience up to four times the video resolution of previous versions with better clarity and frame rates. There are also some other bug fixes and improvements:
  • Accessibility improvements with full support for TalkBack screen reader
  • Updates that address incoming call issues, including one that was causing phones to reboot
  • Additional changes to audio routing
  • Display and UX enhancements when switching orientation




Skype for Android 4.4 will be available for Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX soon. For other Android tablets, it's available from the Play Store now.

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