An announcement over at the Skype Garage Blog earlier today provided details about the latest update to Microsoft’s Skype video calling software.
Improvements and new features in version 5.8:
- Full HD video-calling
- Support for Facebook audio and video-calling (beta)
- Group screen sharing
- Hide offline Facebook contacts
- Push to Talk
- Skype updater service
- Bing Toolbar integration
They have also fixed four separate issues according to the posting and addressed at least one security related issue which was revealed to them privately by Masato Kinugawa.