updated 04:20 am EST, Fri January 6, 2006
Skype 1.4 updated for OS X
Skype has released a new update to its internet telephony application. brings a host of new features to the free software allowing anyone with an Internet connection to "make free Internet calls, stay in touch, and express themselves online." Version 1.4.35 can now forward calls to other Skype accounts or regular phones and pause iTunes automatically when you get a call. It also allow users to express themselves with mood messages. The company also added drag and drop support for adding contacts to chats and calls and new support for enhanced notifications with Growl, which notifies users of new messages and when users come on- and off-line. Skype 1.4 runs on Mac OS X 10.3 or later. The company also offers a Skype widget for Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, which lets you dial calls, look up country codes and check calling rates.