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Skype "possible" for DSi

But Nintendo says it has "no plans"

Mounting speculation over a 'DS Phone' has turned attention towards the possibility of voice-over-IP software coming to the more online-friendly DSi.

Skype, one of the more popular VoIP apps has already been released on PSP and, more recently, on iPhone and iPod Touch via the iTunes App Store. A Skype rep has said that a release on DSi could be possible.

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Skype's growth strategy includes "extending the Skype infrastructure and platform to bring Skype functionality wherever, whenever, and on whatever device or site people choose to use it," said a rep.

"Whilst we can't comment on any future plans to bring Skype to Nintendo's DSi, it would technically be possible," the rep told TechRadar.

Nintendo, however, has told CVG: "We have no plans to release a Skype application for Nintendo DS or DSi." That's that then.

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