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Skype is likely on the chopping block…again

skype_webos.jpgWe first told you about Skype support ending for webOS back in November of 2013. Much to our surprise support was returned within 6 months.

But here we are again, right on the cusp of another synergy service waning in the golden years of webOS.

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Skype shutting down 3rd-party apps in December

skypeEngadget is reporting that Skype (read Microsoft) is rewriting the aging API for renewed focus on mobile platforms.  What does that mean for webOS users and our beloved Synergy Skype integration?  Well, we don’t really know just yet.  What we do know is that M$ has a history of killing support for things it no longer deems worthy of support.  The long list includes Windows Phone 7.  That does not bode well for we the users of webOS and our integrated Skype support.  Should the unthinkable happen and our front-facing-camera-having TouchPads and Pre3s no longer retain Skype access one can only hope the webOS community comes to the rescue to once again save ourselves from an early and altogether too-soon demise.  Here’s hoping.  For now, enjoy it while you have it.  Further bulletins as they develop!

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