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Bummer...Skype for iPad In, then Out of iTunes App Store-with Updates

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All Things D mobile maven Ina Fried posted about the eagerly awaited Skype iPad app. Appearently the app was in the Apple iTunes App store for a heartbeat or two before being pulled for an unexplained reason.

Bummer.

If there is one app that's not on the iPad yet that needs to be which has been designed from the ground up for it, it's Skype for iPad. Skype despite their acquisition by Microsoft is not a company that is standing still. They are moving forward and with the changes in their management two months ago becoming a reinvigorated company with a more consumer and small business focus. The iPad hits that sweet spot dead on, once the app is out, will likely propel even greater usage of iPads in conversations of all types.

But, we'll just have to wait and see how good it is, and hope to hear why the app had to be removed.

Update--GigaOm reports the app is now IN THE HOUSE.

 Update #2--Here's the offical word from Skype...

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