Skype for Android gets a reboot today with its upgrade to 2.6. Among the features that got released, users can now send photos and videos via the messaging system in addition to sharing files or viewing documents. The feature is not locked to WiFi-only use meaning all you people out there always on the go can leverage the feature any ol’ time you want over your cellular data connection.
In addition to media sharing, Skype 2.6 comes optimized for devices running on Nvidia’s Tegra 2 processor (i.e. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Motorola XOOM, etc.). Allegedly, the update increases battery life in addition to bringing better video quality.
Support for other devices is constantly being added and this update is no exception. The newest additions to the Skype party include the HTC Amaze 4G, Motorola Droid 4, and Motorola Droid RAZR. The company also adds that “almost anyone with an Android device running Android 2.2 (Froyo) or above can try out Skype.