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This article was published on November 26, 2014

Skype for Android now lets you hold video calls while multitasking on your phone

Skype for Android now lets you hold video calls while multitasking on your phone
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Android tablet users could do it already, but now Skype has quietly introduced a new feature to its Android phone app that lets you do other things on your device while still holding a video call.

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The new picture-in-picture view is essentially a small, floating window that keeps the one-on-one going while you mess around playing Angry Birds.

➤ Skype [Android] [Source: Android Central, via Engadget]

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