Wow, that didn’t take long.  Shit, it took over a year for someone to bring Skype to the iPhone and it’s far from flawless.

iSkoot for Skype will be available in the Android store starting today.

Official release after the ‘leap’

iSkoot is First VoIP Application Available in the Android Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ — iSkoot, a leading provider of
Web communication services made for mobile phones, today announced that its
mobile application, iSkoot for Skype, is launching in the Android Market,
Google’s new mobile application store. iSkoot for Skype is the first VoIP
solution available in Google’s Android Market.

iSkoot for Skype makes it easy and affordable for people to keep in
touch with friends, family and contacts with an always-on-the-go lifestyle.
iSkoot for Skype leverages the voice-optimized circuit-switched wireless
networks of mobile carriers, allowing for full operation even without
access to WiFi or 3G networks and ensuring the best possible call quality.
Normal carrier voice and data charges always apply.

“We are honored to be the first mobile VoIP application available in
the Android Market because we are dedicated to bringing carrier-grade Web
communications services to mobile phones and platforms around the globe,”
said Jim Hudak, iSkoot Vice President of Business Development. “iSkoot
continues to work on delivering innovative products that give people a rich
mobile experience so that they can cut the cord from their desktop.”

Available immediately for download in Google’s Android Market, iSkoot
for Skype also runs on nearly all major mobile platforms, including J2ME,
S60v3, UIQ, Palm, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry. Android is an open and
compressive mobile operating platform developed by an alliance of leading
technology and wireless companies including Google Inc., T-Mobile, HTC,
Qualcomm, Motorola, and many others.

iSkoot has built significant momentum during the past year with the
recent acquisition of Social.IM, the social network IM client, which
positions iSkoot to grow beyond mobile VoIP and create a compelling and
valuable consumer solution with a growing lineup of Web communications that
can be integrated and pushed to your phone.

Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."