Lifehacker - Skype 4.1 Beta Adds Screen Sharing and Other New Features - Skype 4.1. I am already using Skype on my desktop and iPod Touch for most of my long distance calls. I also have a Skype in phone number, and forward all of my home phone calls to Skype. We don't have a land line phone hooked up any more. Everything is computer or cell phone based. Skype already does video calls, and and does group blast calls. Now, the new beta is introducing desktop sharing. This will make helping mom with her computer much easier. Want to witness the future of communication? Check out Skype.