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Skype for iPad

Skype has recently launched it’s Skype for iPad app which looks pretty impressive, while I don’t own an iPad (if anybody would like to send me one to play with I’d love you) but I of course know a few geeks with them.

Chatting to a friend who’s been playing with the app it seems like it really is as impressive as their ad.

The Skype app for iPad provides a nifty tool for video calling, particularly with the ability to use both the front and back cams on the iPad2. With impressive quality the app is quick, sleek and has a fantastic capacity for games as well.

One of the small problems which was pointed out is that the chat box is a little on the small side which can make text chat a little cumbersome.

Check out the new Skype app below, and let me know your thoughts in the comments!

iPad event on March 2nd

iPad2So it seems the multiple rumours flying around the interwebs were true Apple will be holding an event this time next week.

Seeing as in the invitation they have shown what appears to the corner of an iPad I think it’s safe to assume that this event will be based on the announcement of the next iteration of the iPad likely to be called the iPad 2, although some people have suggested the iPad HD.

So what are we to expect from this version of the iPad? If the rumours are to be believed and the leaked cases from companies such as best buy we will be seeing Apple’s first case of expandable memory as revolutionary as it isn’t the inclusion of an SD card slot. Also a higher quality screen and a front facing and rear camera. Personally I think Facetime over 3G is a must have here too. Video calling over Wi-Fi just isn’t good enough anymore especially as the new Motorola Xoom does video calling over both 3G and Wi-Fi, we could see Apple start to fall behind the trends if they don’t announce it.

So what do you think Apple will bring to use next week? Leave a comment below and read our Live Blog next week to find out.