Skype for the iPad

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    According to Skype's blog, it may be just a short time before the iPhone version of Skype will work over AT&T's 3G network. Skype also announced they are currently reviewing the iPad and it's specs. We should hear more in the months to come.

    Check out a video interview after the jump.

    {Source: Skype}
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bd9hNq4ZIqU]YouTube - Skype calling over 3G on iPhone - coming soon[/ame]
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    I believe I read somewhere that Apple (actually, more AT&T) just approved Sling over 3G, and VOIP over 3G so Skype is sure to follow.
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    Did I hear it right, that Skype to Skype calls will soon be available in the iTouch? Since the iPad will use Wi-Fi, does that mean that Skype to Skype calls could be made on it as well? I guess the proper App must be installed.
    Sorry if this sounds dumb. I'm fairly new to the Skype "thing".
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    Hey no worries, that's what we are here for! Yes, skype should work with the iPod Touch. You will need to purchase headphones that include a built in mic like:

    [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Aluminum-Handsfree-Headphone-Earphone-Microphone/dp/B0032W1TPI/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1265393048&sr=8-3]Amazon.com: Premium Black 3.5mm Aluminum Handsfree Stereo Headset Headphone Earphone with Built-in Microphone Remote for Apple Ipod Touch Itouch 2nd 3rd gen Iphone 3g 3gs Zune Mp3 Player PDA: Electronics[/ame]

    The iPad will have a built in mic but should also work with the same type of setup.
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