There is, however a downside to the upgrade. Le Roy says: "As with our recent Mac update, there will be an advertising platform introduced in this new release. Paying Skype consumers or users with Skype Credit will not see any display ads on their iPhones or iPads."
The new update also has some problems, Le Roy says: "We understand that some of you are experiencing several issues with the new updated version'¦The problems you might be seeing include: Skype Credit may not be showing; contacts are slow to sync; account settings (eg photo, name, profile) may not appear. More info on how to fix this can be found here."