In a post announcing a minor upgrade to the Skype app in/with regard to’concerning’regarding iPhone, Microsoft revealed something far more interesting: It is creating a new Skype pre-release program in/with regard to’concerning’regarding iPhone so its most enthusiastic users can help shape future versions of the app on iOS.Bein/with regard to’concerning’regarding e you start complaining, Microsoft actually does possess’own’nurse a similar program in/with regard to’concerning’regarding Skype on Windows Phone, despite’in spite of’albeit it is currently closed to the public. Too, it’s worth pointing out that recent Microsoft apps on iOS—in peculiar , Skype—possess’own’nurse been heavily impact’effect d by the Windows Phone “Metro” user undergo . So you guys are already ahead in many ways.Anyway.“We’re looking in/with regard to’concerning’regarding enthusiastic Skype users who are interested in providing feedback that will shape and enhance Skype in/with regard to’concerning’regarding iOS to join our new pre-release program,” Microsoft’s Lara Kingwell writes in a post to the Skype Garage & Updates blog. “If you’d like access to early versions of Skype and can provide us with regular feedback, read more with regards to’concerning’with respect to the program and application process here. Applicants must be 18 or over, possess’own’nurse a valid email address and Skype account or Microsoft Account to apply. Places are limited. Terms and conditions apply.”In the meantime, there’s also a new version of Skype in/with regard to’concerning’regarding iPhone, version 5.9. The latest version of Skype in/with regard to’concerning’regarding iPhone a couple of small UI enhance’promote’polish up ments.First, the dial pad will now suggest contacts with matching phone numbers when you start typing a phone number.And the chat picker has been updated to make it easier to start new conversations: after you’ve chosen who you wish to chat with, just tap the phone or video icon at the top to start your call.Skype in/with regard to’concerning’regarding iPhone 5.9 is available now from the App Store.