A few days ago, Shape Services sent me the release below. I can now state it officially! You can make free skype calls on your blackberry!
Yeah, Shape Services has done it again!! In case you didn't know Shape Services is one of the leading developers in Blackberry software. There flagship universal messenger IM+ has been the clear market leader for as long as I could remember you can check out some of my past post on Shape Services –
- CG 2.0 BB Software Review – Gpsed.com By Shape Services
- IM+ for BlackBerry (v. 8.0.3) Just Released
- CG 2.0 BB Software Review – IM+ By Shape Services
- view them all here
I haven't tested it one as yet so I am not able to review it yet. Yes, Yes this means calls from your phone to a PC so its all free. I am officially announcing it to you today!
FEATURES Of IM+ For Skype
Here is a listing of the features you can expect.
- Call Skype users to their PCs
- With IM+ for Skype you can talk with other Skype users all over the world.
- See who is online and chat with Skype users
- With IM+ for Skype it is possible to have chat conversations with other users who are logged in with their Skype accounts on PC. Text messaging is a cost effective way to say something to your contacts instead of sending an SMS. By looking who is online, and sending a text message you can also check whether the contact is ready for a call.
- Make cost-effective calls to any destination
- IM+ for Skype is based on SkypeOut service that allows users to make and receive calls for a low fee.
- Network Independence
- IM+ for Skype works worldwide in any 3G⁄GSM⁄CDMA network and doesn't require WiFi.
- Fully mobile solution
- IM+ for Skype is fully mobile software. It does not require the PC with Skype running. IM+ for Skype enables users to call regardless of where they are.
- Intuitive interface, easy to use
- User friendly intuitive interface and built-in help make the software really easy to use for everyone.
- Free technical support*
- Our Support Team will gladly answer your questions about the application via e-mail 7 days a week.*
*Of all the features free technical support does it for me. Anything where I can explain my headache to an expert and get it fixed for free! I am on board!
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
SHAPE Services, the leading developer of mobile social networking and productivity apps, announced today the update of its revolutionary IM+ for Skype app for BlackBerry smartphones.
The update features absolutely free Skype calls in WiFi zones. The present technology carries out VoIP calls in half-duplex mode, similar to a walkie-talkie.
“No other app for BlackBerry allows to make absolutely free Skype calls to international destinations when roaming with WIFI,” said Igor Berezovsky, CEO of SHAPE Services, “besides free you get crystal clear voice quality and almost no delays.”
In addition to free VoIP calls, SHAPE Services has added the support of avatars, contact list grid, new scrollbars and other great features.
IM+ for Skype will be showcased at Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona, February 15-18, in SHAPE Services's stand 7A46, Hall 7.
About SHAPE Services:
SHAPE Services is probably the world's most successful app development company, vendor of IM+, IM+ for Skype, Business Card Reader, Barcode Reader, RDM+, Mobiscope, xPlayer and other bestsellers. Millions of customers worldwide use innovative apps and web services created by SHAPE on iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Palm, Windows Mobile, Symbian and Java phones.
Corey Graham 2.0