Skype to Integrate with Nokia N97, Rest of N-Series to Come

SkypeThe VoIP service provider we all know and love, Skype, has joined hands in holy softwarimony with handset giant Nokia, with apps preloaded on N97 models this third quarter. Awareness and instant messaging through Skype will be built right into the address book, and though starting only with the N97, should spread throughout the rest of the N series before the end of the year. Third party solutions like IM+ and Fring have been available on S60 for some time, but with a solid and official partnership, Skype and Nokia will be able to really tap into that VoIPing crowd who need to save on otherwise high-cost calls. On a related note, while swinging by the Skype booth at Mobile Focus last night, they mentioned that there’s a new Xperia tile available.  Way to hit up the big names there, Skype.

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