This is very common in the corporate world. Deals and profits make the bottom-line. There is no way any one company can please all of its users 100% of the time so they need to rely on the deals they can make and hope for the best. Droid give us freedoms that Apple doesn't. Apple can offer things droid can't so no matter which way a user goes there will be issues. If you don't want skype root the phone and get rid of it.