New Skype Solution for Palm OS Treos
iSkoot, a mobile Internet communications company, has announced a new version of its mobile phone application which extends support to Palm OS powered Treo smartphones. iSkootMobile is a free, software application that connects mobile phones to PC-to-PC networks. iSkoot now allows Treo users to place and receive Internet calls through the Skype service from their mobile handsets, without the need for PCs, special hardware, or Wi-Fi hot spots.
With the free iSkoot download, in addition to all the other advanced features of the Treo smartphones, including email, phone, web browsing, and organizer applications, users can enjoy the benefits of Internet telephony directly from their handset.
The iSkootMobile phone application for Skype Software is now available for the Treo 650 and 700p smartphones for free. Users can simply download the small iSkootMobile phone application to their handsets, log onto their Skype accounts, and start calling and receiving calls from their online buddies on their mobile phones.
Roy Erez, Vice President of Business Development, iSkoot, said, "iSkoot is dedicated to helping people get more from their mobile phones. With iSkoot, users can better manage the way they call, they can reach people when they become available on their PC, make cost effective international long distance calls and manage their availability."
"The Treo communities are on-the-go road-warriors who benefit greatly from the ability to use PC functionality when away from their PCs. These are cutting-edge users who seek out the most advanced technological capabilities to enhance their daily communications. Packing a powerful value in a small package, smartphones have become required tools for today's professional on the go. With iSkoot, members of workgroups can better communicate; they know when their co-workers are available to be called and don't waste time leaving and listening to voice mails. In addition, through availability management, customers and partners find it easier to stay in touch from around the world. To top it off you can also reach people anywhere in the world without paying interconnect fees by calling them on their PC."
Support for additional Smart phones such as the RIM Blackberry as well as other IM services such as GoogleTalk will be available before the end of 2006.