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Briefly: TwitchTV updated, Skype now supports HD calls on iOS

updated 01:22 pm EDT, Mon August 12, 2013

Over 750 channels now available to iOS app

The largest video platform and community for gamers, Twitch, has updated its TwitchTV app for iOS to Version 2.3.5. TwitchTV lets users stream gaming video on demand, and chat with other users. One can browse for content by channel or game, and receive push notifications for when one's preferred channels are live. Version 2.3.5 offers more stable chat and bug fixes. Additionally, more than 750 of the top currently broadcasting channels are now viewable on the iOS app, and the Following view now allows toggling between mobile-viewable streams and those available on Twitch's site. TwitchTV is available for free on iTunes.

Skype for iPad and iPhone now able to make HD calls

Skype has released Version 4.10 of its app for iPad and iPhone, now offering video chat calls with HD resolution. The social networking tool allows users to stay in touch with friends and family with live or recorded video messaging. Skype runs on 3G networking as well as WiFi for flexible use. Other updates to the latest Skype version include general improvement to call quality and stability, and for iPhone, a redesigned country code picker on the dial pad. Skype 4.10 requires iOS 5.0 or later, and is available through iTunes.




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