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Skype Update For Android Promises Less Battery Drain

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Skype has updated its App for Android, and with the new Skype 4.7 update, the company has introduced new levels of  battery savings.

To make this possible, this update has turned off the message notifications in group chats by default, it can be changed for users who would like to continue using it. The company says that this is the beginning, as it expects to further improve battery usage in future updates of this mobile application.

This version also includes the following fixes:

  • Workaround for the KitKat bug which caused a runaway process when the camera was synced in the background.
  • Fix for audio and video calling on tablets that do not have Bluetooth.
  • Now lists your Windows Live Messenger contacts in the Skype (default) view, not just the All contacts view.

Users can download the update starting today in the Play Store. It will be available for the Kindle Fire family of tablets later this month.

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