Skype scores an iOS update with improved calling UI and some bug fixes

Skype scores an iOS update with improved calling UI and some bug fixes

Not every update from the Microsoft-owned VoIP service needs to be high-profile. Every so often a nice subtle tweak is all it takes to add a lovely layer of polish to an already beloved app. Both the iPad and iPhone versions of Skype were bumped to version 4.6 today. There are, of course, a number of bug fixes included in the update. But the most immediately visible change is to the UI for actually placing calls. The new look is a bit cleaner and more modern, though not very different functionally. There's also a new way to mark conversations as read with "just a few taps." Though, if you ask us "a few" is probably still too many. Hit up the iTunes app store now for your update and check out the source for a complete changelog.