So Skype seems to have released a new version of the Pocket PC interface to their service (though I believe its actually in beta yet).  Though they have not worked on reducing the system requirements so all us HTC Wizard users can use the software, they have several new features.

Among the changes:

  • feature: Multi-chat support
  • feature: SkypeIn support
  • feature: Voicemail support
  • feature: Call forwarding support
  • feature: Profile editing
  • feature: Detailed search
  • feature: Contact list information with avatar and mood messages support
  • feature: Improved chat-more emoticons and ‘set topic’ ability
  • feature: Animated emoticons
  • feature: Skype Launcher
  • feature: GSM and Skype callsmanagement
  • feature: Larger Dial Pad and delete button in Dial Pad
  • feature: Online help
  • feature: One click access to Skype from the device home screen
  • change: Contact list sorting
  • bugfix: Saved SkypeOut contacts are shown without their name in the Log tab
  • bugfix: VM sender Skype name is displayed instead of the real name
  • bugfix: Chat partner username instead of the real name displayed in tab head
  • bugfix: ‘Clear Log’ doesn’t work for unknown SI call
  • bugfix: Call duration is only in minutes:seconds
  • bugfix: Search enabled while offline
  • bugfix: ‘Hold’ is enabled, when the call is already on hold
  • bugfix: Call ‘hold’ is allowed before call is answered
  • bugfix: ‘Hold’ reminds checked with new conference call
  • bugfix: Possible to send just space in chat
  • bugfix: Overlapped notifications on Start tab
  • bugfix: Contact names are overlapped in Contact list
  • bugfix: Allow calls and allow chats menus are empty while signed out
  • bugfix: Scrollbar doesn’t reach the end in Call log
  • bugfix: Selected privacy option not updated first time
  • bugfix: Title bar notifications are not removed after signing out
  • bugfix: Incoming chat will create notification when some dialog is open
  • bugfix: Offline icon changes to pending for contact who hasn’t been online for a long time
  • bugfix: Call duration is delayed for longer calls while browsing other programs at the same time

Link to – New version of Skype for Pocket PC released

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