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News | 04/07/2004 4:00 am EDT

New software allows voice calls using handheld computers
Skype Technologies S.A. has launched its beta version of PocketSkype, free software that enables consumers to make voice calls using their Wi-Fi-enabled Microsoft PocketPC-based handheld computer. The global P2P telephony company has developed PocketSkype, a thin version of Skype, specifically for PDA devices, making it mobile so people can make free, unlimited calls to anyone around the world. Users need a headset to use their PDA for telephony, and a PDA running MS Pocket PC 2003 OS with a 400 MHz processor.

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