In an attempt to correct the problems with user ability in the recent versions of Skype 5 for Mac. Skype has decided to let the users vote and has started a competition inviting designs for a new chat layout.
The competition comprises of three rounds each lasting three weeks, with two winners being selected at the end of each stage. A Skype judges’ choice winner together with a people’s choice winner, as voted for by Skype users. The six winners will then go forward as finalists to battle it out for the grand prize.
First Prize :
– Your chat style included in an upcoming release of Skype for Mac
– An Apple 11” MacBook Air
– An Apple iPad 2 (Wi-Fi only)
– One year’s subscription to Unlimited World Extra.
The styling of the Skype for Mac client is controlled by a Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) and .png images. To enter the competition you can access these files on your Mac or by downloading the template from the Skype website. The template also includes a Skype simulator which will allows you to test your designs before you enter.
For more information and to download the sample template visit the Skype Mac themes competition websiteFiled Under: Design News, Technology News