Skype 2.8 for Mac to launch this week
News from Macworld 2009;
Tonight out at the “ShowStoppers” event at MacWorld in San Francisco, Skype announced the new 2.8 Beta for Mac OS X. The new version will apparently be available for download tomorrow, January 6, 2009, from Skype’s website.
– Skype 2.8 Beta for Mac OS X provides screen sharing, WiFi access, chat features and Twitter-like mood messages
(2009-Jan-05) [Disruptive Telephony]
Skype 2.8 for Mac will ship on Tuesday, with new features including screen sharing and an integrated Wi-Fi hot spot connector. Available only for Mac OS X at first, the new version will add screen-sharing capabilities to the app’s voice, video, and chat communications features.
– Skype 2.8 for Mac to launch Tuesday
Once available, v2.8 will be available via the Skype Mac OSX download. Still v2.7 10:40am EDT. It would appear that the release scheduled for Jan-06 was actually the v2.8 Beta release and not the full release version;
LUXEMBOURG, January 6, 2009 – Skype today released Skype™ 2.8 Beta for Mac, the latest version of its internet communications software for Mac users. This new release, which was first demonstrated during ShowStoppers® at the Macworld Conference & Expo® in San Francisco, contains a number of new Skype features, including Skype Access™ and screen sharing. Both of these features will be built into versions of Skype for other operating systems sometime in 2009. …
– Skype 2.8 Beta for Mac Delivers WiFi Hotspot Access Management & Screen Sharing to Mac Users