New Skype beta for the Pocket PC


Skype has released version 1.2.089 beta for the Pocket PC. The update comes in two flavors, a Windows installer that goes through ActiveSync and a CAB file that can be downloaded and installed directly on the Pocket PC. There is another version for slower CPUs less than 312 MHz so be sure to grab the correct one for your device. Here’s the change log for this release:

  • change: Windows Mobile 5.0 supported
  • change: devices with 300+ MHz CPU supported. Skype will not operate on devices with ~300MHz CPU while using an external WiFi card
  • change: landscape mode support and support for 240×240 and 480×480 screens
  • change: new languages (Danish, Dutch, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese Brazil, Russian, Spanish, Swedish)
  • change: languages updated
  • feature: automatic language selection depending on regional settings of the device
  • change: new EULA text
  • feature: call forwarding icon added
  • bugfix: authorization stayed pending for receiver
  • bugfix: incoming calls when rejected were not sent to VM
  • bugfix: incoming calls were not sent to Voicemail after timeout
  • bugfix: send Voicemail to SkypeOut user was allowed in log tab
  • bugfix: impossible to add SkypeIn number from log tab to contact list
  • bugfix: impossible to remove missed call notification in start menu
  • bugfix: “Cannot execute Skype.exe” notification appeared when Skype installed on external storage

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