Skype released for iOS 4, receives calls in background

Skype 2.1

Here is a little ray of sunshine for all you iOS 4 Skype users out there. Skype has just released a new version of their iPhone application, and it supports multitasking! The build is officially listed as 2.0.1 in the App Store, however the release notes read:

Version 2.1

  • 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.
  • Sadly, there is no support for video chat with the iPhone 4’s front facing camera. Maybe next time. Hit up the read link to open up iTunes and grab the new bits.Read (iTunes Link)

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