1. collapsed's Avatar
    Just letting you guys know ... if the Skype (PREVIEW) app in AppWorld is laggy for you then feel free to sideload the latest android version. Heck..sideload it anyways, it's faster.


    [ I tried to convert it, incase apk2bar.org doesn't work for anyone else https://mega.co.nz/#!PUgXyRyT!XY63EU..._fYJ3qJahVfRMI ]
    Attached Thumbnails Latest Sideloaded Skype Version is better than AppWorld Version-img_20131222.jpg   Latest Sideloaded Skype Version is better than AppWorld Version-img_20131223.jpg   Latest Sideloaded Skype Version is better than AppWorld Version-img_20131221.jpg  
    10-15-13 07:02 PM
  2. eldricho's Avatar
    Thanks!
    It even looks nicer than the Preview

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    10-15-13 07:03 PM
  3. Bo_bo's Avatar
    Once i deleted the skype app from BlackBerry world, my battery dramatically improved! Anyone else out there notice this?


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    10-15-13 07:54 PM
  4. Bo_bo's Avatar
    Just thought i should let people know (:

    Posted via CB10
    10-15-13 07:55 PM
  5. Dave Bourque's Avatar
    Unbelievable... lol

    Posted via CB10
    10-15-13 07:57 PM
  6. collapsed's Avatar
    It also recognizes the proximity sensor so the display turns itself off when you're making a call. Seemed pretty cool for an android app so I thought I should mention - but then again, the preview app may be able to do the same, not sure.
    10-16-13 04:16 AM
  7. Tater Tots's Avatar
    Yup, this version is way better than the one in BlackBerry World. Glad I downloaded latest skype last week. 100% better.

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    10-16-13 07:40 AM
  8. ryshhh's Avatar
    Couldnt get this working on my Q10.
    10-16-13 08:11 AM
  9. etnt7's Avatar
    Old news.
    Only thing what's not good in Skype 4, the status can only set on available or offline.
    That's also what you can see by your friends.

    With the old version you have the ability to set your status to online, away, do not disturb, invisible or offline.
    And see the real status of your friends. Not only online or offline.

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    10-16-13 11:29 AM
  10. stratax's Avatar
    Old news.
    Only thing what's not good in Skype 4, the status can only set on available or offline.
    That's also what you can see by your friends.

    With the old version you have the ability to set your status to online, away, do not disturb, invisible or offline.
    And see the real status of your friends. Not only online or offline.

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    If this is old news to you, then why even bother posting? It's new to me.

    Posted via my BlackJack Q10
    10-16-13 01:10 PM
  11. etnt7's Avatar
    If this is old news to you, then why even bother posting? It's new to me.

    Posted via my BlackJack Q10
    Stfu. B!

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    10-16-13 03:11 PM
  12. collapsed's Avatar
    Stfu. B!

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    D'oh no need to flame.

    I did not know this version works so much better compared to the appworld one until I actually tested it. I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one.

    On a side-note, I'm not sure if this app runs in the background and delivers notifications in the hub...anyone can tell for sure?
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    10-16-13 03:16 PM
  13. Suraj Jadhav's Avatar
    Works better for sure.
    Z10STL100-1/10.2.0.1767

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    10-16-13 03:19 PM
  14. pooberry88's Avatar

    On a side-note, I'm not sure if this app runs in the background and delivers notifications in the hub...anyone can tell for sure?
    Yes. You will get notifications in the hub if signin on Skype
    collapsed likes this.
    10-16-13 03:20 PM
  15. collapsed's Avatar
    Yes. You will get notifications in the hub if signin on Skype
    Brilliant!
    10-16-13 03:21 PM
  16. flacko's Avatar
    Once i deleted the skype app from BlackBerry world, my battery dramatically improved! Anyone else out there notice this?


    Posted via CB10
    I can confirm the battery drain with Skype installed. I'm continually adding and removing this app to manage my battery life. If I'm going to be on carrier all day Skype is out. If I'm by a charger all day I'll reinstall it.

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    10-16-13 04:41 PM
  17. Bo_bo's Avatar
    Today i really tested out the battery on the Q. Phone came off of charger at 9:20 am and had 30% left at around 12 midnight. Suprised the **** out of me!

    Posted via CB10
    10-17-13 02:28 AM

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