One of nice features of Nokia E51 is it has Wi-Fi modem embedded. That gives you a lot of opportunities. I was particularly interested in Skyping my friends from my mobile.
First I checked Skype homepage in order to find out if there’s a version compatible with E51. There’s not… but on Skype forum I read that installing version for Nokia N95 might do. Only then did I read the official description of Skype lite.
With Skype on your mobile, you’ll always know when your friends are online [..]
Starts nice, but when you read further you can change your mind:
Call Skype contacts
The standard cost of a local or national call on your mobile (or via your inclusive minutes).
That’s not a good news and not the best attitude towards Skype lite users.
However, here comes Fring with a helpful hand. According to Fring hopemage:
fring is a mobile internet community and communication service that allows friends to connect, share experiences and enhance their online communities together.
Using your handsets internet connection, you can interact with friends on all your favourite social networks including Skype, MSN Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ, SIP, Twitter, Yahoo! and AIM. You can listen to music with your Last.fm friends, check out what each other are up to on Facebook, receive alerts of new Google Mail and tailor make your very own fring by adding more cool experiences from fringAdd-ons.
What makes me happy is Skype-Skype call from my mobile is totally free! This is the tool I’ve been looking for.
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